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Assisting Superstorm Sandy Victims on FEMA Appeals and Private Insurance Appeals Video

Friday December 14 , 2012

  • By: City Bar Justice Center, Legal Services NYC, Pro Bono Net
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    New York City Bar Association
    42 West 44th Street
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Dana Alamia
    City Bar Justice Center
This video requires <a href="http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/" target="_blank" class="external">Adobe Flash</a> to be viewed. <div class="transcript"> <h2>Webcast Transcript: Assisting Superstorm Sandy Victims on FEMA Appeals and Private Insurance Appeals webcast</h3> <ol class="chapters"> <li> <h3>Entire Webcast</h3> <p></p> </li> <li> <h3>Introductions</h3> <p>The training was introducted by Carol Bockner, Director of Pro Bono Initiatives at the City Bar Justice Center, and Peggy Earisman, Director of Manhattan Legal Services. <br /><br />The training panelists in orer of appearance included:<br /><br />Adam Bookman, Weil, Gotshal &#38; Manges LLP<br />Adam Strochak, Weil, Gotshal &#38; Manges LLP<br />Julia Rosner, Manhattan Legal Services<br />Rainey Thompson, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services<br />Christopher Foley, Law Office Of Christopher Foley LLC<br />Douglas Dunham, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &#38; Flom LLP</p> </li> <li> <h3>FEMA Application Process</h3> <p>The speaker is Adam Bookman from Weil, Gotshal &#38; Manges LLP.<br /><br />Note: The sound is very low volume at times during the training. If you have trouble hearing the speaker, please try using a headset to listen.</p> </li> <li> <h3>FEMA Appeals Process</h3> <p>The speaker is Adam Strochak from Weil, Gotshal &#38; Manges LLP.<br /><br />Note: The sound is very low volume at times during the training. If you have trouble hearing the speaker, please try using a headset to listen.</p> </li> <li> <h3>FEMA Advocacy Tips</h3> <p>The speaker is Julia Rosner from Manhattan Legal Services.<br /><br />Note: The sound is very low volume at times during the training. If you have trouble hearing the speaker, please try using a headset to listen.</p> </li> <li> <h3>Experience with FEMA after Katrina</h3> <p>The speaker is Rainey Thompson from Southeast Louisiana Legal Services.<br /><br />Note: The sound is very low volume at times during the training. If you have trouble hearing the speaker, please try using a headset to listen.</p> </li> <li> <h3>QA from audience re. FEMA Appeals</h3> <p>Note: The sound is very low volume at times during the training. If you have trouble hearing the speaker, please try using a headset to listen.</p> </li> <li> <h3>Homeowners Insurance and Other Private Insurance Policies</h3> <p>The speaker is Christopher Foley from Law Offices of Christopher Foley.<br /><br />Note: The sound is very low volume at times during the training. If you have trouble hearing the speaker, please try using a headset to listen.</p> </li> <li> <h3>National Flood Insurance Program</h3> <p>The speaker is Douglas Dunham from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &#38; Flom LLP.<br /><br />Note: The sound is very low volume at times during the training. If you have trouble hearing the speaker, please try using a headset to listen.</p> </li> <li> <h3>QA with entire panel re. Insurance and FEMA Appeals</h3> <p>Note: The recording of the QA session was cut off abruptly shortly before the actual in-person session ended. <br /><br />Note: The sound is very low volume at times during the training. If you have trouble hearing the speaker, please try using a headset to listen.</p> </li> </ol> </div>

This three hour training focuses first on FEMA appeals, and then on private insurance issues. The training is for legal aid staff and pro bono volunteers.

To access FEMA Appeals PowerPoint slides, please click here.
To access the training's insurance materials, please click here.
To access supplemental training materials, please click here.

This training was sponsored by the City Bar Justice Center, Manhattan Legal Services and Pro Bono Net. Presenters included attorneys from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Manhattan Legal Services, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, the Law Office of Christopher Foley LLC, and Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom LLP.

  • CLE Credit Comments: Please note that CLE credit is not available for this training.
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