Construction workers rebuild a home in Long Beach, N.Y. on April 21, 2014. Long Beach was among the communities hardest hit after the October 2012 storm. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)

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A homeowner from Long Island is suing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), various FEMA officials, and Wright National Flood Insurance Company, seeking payment of his Superstorm Sandy claim through FEMA’s Superstorm Sandy Claims Review (SCR) process. Unhappy with what he said he has been offered under the SCR, the homeowner alleged in his lawsuit that the defendants’ actions were “indefensible, arbitrary, capricious, and directly contrary” to his rights.



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