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The more than 100 homeowners who lost their homes to a fire after Superstorm Sandy struck Queens, N.Y. may be denied coverage because of anti-concurrent-causation clauses in homeowners policies, a consumer group warns, although an industry representative says claims in the area are currently being settled.

In a statement released today, the Consumer Federation of America is asking state officials to step in and make sure the 111 homeowners who lost their homes to the fire in Breezy Point, Queens are not denied coverage because of the clause.

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