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A federal district court in New Jersey has ruled that losses stemming from an electrical outage caused by Superstorm Sandy were not covered by the business' insurance policy.

Losses in excess of $1.9M

As a result of Superstorm Sandy, Howard Berger Co., LCC, which develops, markets, and distributes security and builder's hardware, plumbing products, paint applicators, and home environment products to retailers, discount stores, home centers, wholesalers, drug and food chains, catalog companies, municipalities, and hardware stores worldwide, lost electrical power at its facility in Cranbury, New Jersey, from October 29, 2012 until November 4, 2012.

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