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ISAACS et al. v. BANKERS STANDARD INSURANCE COMPANY et al

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Case Number: 
2:13-cv-04234 Search Pacer
ACE Group party(s): 
Opposing Party: 
Yehuda Isaacs
Court Type: 
Federal
US District Court: 
Eastern District of New York
Date Filed: 
Jul 26 2013

"AS AND FOR A FIRST CAUSE OF ACTION:

5. At all relevant times herein, and on October 29,2012, Plaintiffs discovered a sewer back up loss at the Premises and thereafter Plaintiff timely notified Defendants and made a olaim under the aforesaid insurance policy. Defendants denied the claim of the Plaintiffs and has failed and/or refused to make any payment under the policy to the Plaintiff.

6. At all times hereinafter mentioned, Defendants had a duty to properly and diligently investigate and adjust claims submitted by the policy holders and the Plaintiffs herein.

7. Defendants have failed to properly investigate Plaintiffs' claim and has unreasonably and improperly issued a denial of Plaintiffs' claim on December 10,2012.

8. Defendants are in breach of the contractual duties and obligations as set forth in the policy of insurance issued to Plaintiffs, which said policy was in full force and effect at the time of the loss on October 29,2012.

9. By reason of the foregoing, Plaintiff has been damaged in the sum of $237,350.38, together with costs and disbursements of this action and pre-judgment interest from October 29,2012.

AS AND FOR A SECOND CAUSE OF ACTION:

10. Plaintiff repeats, reiterates and realleges each and every allegation contained in the first and second causes of action,

11. Piaintiffs will be caused to incur legal fees in prosecution of her contractual rights under the insurance policy,

12. Defendants should be obligated to pay plaintiffs' reasonable attorneys fees at the conclusion of this matter,

WHEREFORE, plaintiff demands judgment against the defendant on the first cause of action in the amount of $237,350,38; on the second cause of action for legal fees, costs and disbursements of this action and pre-judgment interest from October 29,2012; and for such other and further relief as to this Court deems just and proper..."

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