Insurance Assistance Center on Wed. at Tanner Park

Sponsored by Senator Charles Fuschillo, the February 27 event is designed to give homeowners - especially Sandy victims - access to the Department of Financial Services.

An Insurance Assistance Center will be opened at Tanner Park in Copiague on Wednesday, February 27, to help homeowners get answers to their insurance questions from specialists.

The event, sponsored by New York State Senator Charles Fuschillo, (R, Merrick), will begin at 11 a.m. in front of the Senior Center at the park, and last until 7 p.m.

Homeowners that were affected by Hurricane Sandy on October 29 will be able to speak with trained specialists from the DFS. The representatives will be able to:

  • Answer questions about insurance claims processes.
  • Help homeowners seek resolution with an insurer.
  • Help obtain release of insurance money.
  • Help file official complaints against insurers.
  • Provide information about city, state and federal relief programs.

Homeowners are asked by Fuschillo's office to bring insurance documents, payment records and any correspondence with the insurers.

No appointments are necessary, according to Fuschillo's office.

For more information call the state senator's office at 516-882-0630. (See also the accompanying image.)


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