Bedrock was required to file suit either by the two-year anniversary of the storm or no later than September 2015, two years after coverage was denied. (Photo: NOAA/NASA)

A New York-based real estate management firm whose property was damaged during Hurricane Sandy cannot recover more than $3 million from its insurance provider because it waited too long to submit a claim, a Delaware judge ruled on Thursday.

In a nine-page opinion, Delaware Superior Court Judge Eric M. Davis said Bedrock Leasing Corp. filed its complaint to collect on part of the $10 million policy it held with Lexington Insurance Co. after a contractual two-year window for doing so had expired.

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