Overview: The team of attorneys who are filing a lawsuit against LIPA are taking steps towards moving the litigation forward. The Law Offices of Kenneth Mollins P.C., Parker Waichman LLP and Douglas & London have recently filed a notice of claim against the Long Island Power Authority, giving the utility an opportunity to settle before further litigation is in full-swing. As we recently reported, the three firms have collaborated to form a high-powered litigation team focused on representing business owners and individuals who suffered damages due to power outages.
- Kenneth Mollins, Parker Waichman LLP and Douglas & London are collaborating to file a lawsuit against LIPA on behalf of business owners who suffered economic loss due to power outages from Sandy
- The lawyers have filed a Notice of Claim, which lets LIPA know that a claim is being made against them and gives them adequate time to settle before full litigation is brought against them
- Businesses can file a claim for business interruption, lost profits, lost income, lost sales, refrigerator and freezer losses
Notice of Claim Filed
Attorney Kenneth Mollins, along with his of law firms Parker Waichman LLP and Douglas & London, filed their Notice of Claim with the Long Island Power Authority on last Friday. Since LIPA is a public authority, the notice is required under the law. The notice serves to put the utility on notice that a claim is being made against them, and gives them an adequate amount of time to settle the claim before full-blown litigation is brought against them.
LIPA Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Business Owners, Individuals Who Lost Power
The three law firms representing LIPA customers are well-known in the industry. Kenneth Mollins, who filed the class action against LIPA on behalf of individual LIPA customers, is a highly respected attorney who reached out to Parker Waichman LLP and Douglas & London to assist in the litigation. Parker Waichman is a national law firm, and the largest personal injury firm in Long Island. Douglas & London is one of the most prestigious personal injury firms in New York City. Together, the firms are committed to representing business owners to suffered losses due to LIPA power outages. Businesses can file claims for a variety of damages related to the loss of power following Sandy, including business interruption, lost profit, lost income, lost sales, refrigerator and freezer losses.