Department Representatives Available to Answer Insurance Questions at West 37TH Street and Surf Avenue (Front Gate)
2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11
Storm Hotline Also Being Staffed to Help Storm Sandy Victims
Albany, NY (November 10, 2012)
Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be in Sea Gate in Brooklyn from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11 to offer help to homeowners, renters and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by Sandy.
The Department’s representatives will be available to meet with Sea Gate and Coney Island area residents inside the agency’s Mobile Command Center, which will be located at W. 37th Street and Surf Avenue (Front Gate).
Department representatives will help citizens contact their insurers if they have be unable to do so and answer questions about homeowners’, renters’ and business owners’ insurance coverage.
Citizens unable to go to the Mobile Command Center are encouraged to call the Department’s storm hotline (800) 339-1759 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, or from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends. Insurance information is also available on the Department’s website, www.dfs.ny.gov