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Lawmakers: Insurance Disputes Slow Louisiana Storm Recovery

BATON ROUGE, La. — Southwest Louisiana lawmakers Wednesday criticized the insurance industry’s handling of claims from Hurricanes Laura and Delta, describing slow responses, low-balled damage estimates and drones used to assess destruction instead of people. “We’re almost four months ago …

Flood of Legal Questions Now Roils Sandy Survivors

First they needed blankets and generators. But before long, many of Superstorm Sandy’s bedraggled survivors also needed a lawyer. Thousands of people with damaged homes and businesses have sought help with legal headaches ranging from fights with building contractors to …