Class action suit filed against Long Island Power Authority
First known post-Sandy lawsuit
- Duration 3:19
- Date Nov 13, 2012
First known post-Sandy lawsuit
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In to Fox News from the oh really file.
The chief operating officer of the Long Island power authority or like what.
Is stepping down in the wake of super storm sandy this comes on the same day and attorney filed a lawsuit against light but.
Claiming negligence in the aftermath.
And the attorney is seeking class action status potentially including hundreds of thousands -- Long Island customers.
Who in some cases have had no power for two weeks.
The feds say only about 25000 customers in the storm zone are still in the dark only.
Certainly a major improvement since just yesterday when the number was three times that.
But today is the New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg pointed out that figure apparently does not include tens of thousands of homes and businesses that are destroyed.
Or too badly damaged for -- even to restore electricity.
The majority of New Yorkers who remain without power -- south not because the utilities him provide power on the street.
But because necessary repairs still have to be performed.
But it's not just homes and businesses the storm badly damaged several hospitals in New York City and now we're hearing that at least two.
May not be up and running until sometime next year.
The Fox Report chief correspondent Jonathan hot.
Who live in -- world famous Coney Island section of Brooklyn New York with more on that still still tough times out there along the boardwalk Jonathan.
Yes still a lot of people in Coney Island and far beyond -- who need a lot of help.
I'm part of the operation of getting them that help being -- hearing Coney Island.
By the national god we -- along with a unit of National Guard troops.
-- today as they went door to dole.
In the many apartment buildings that a scattered across Coney Island.
Trying to bring -- help what -- anybody needs to those who desperately needed lesson.
-- I don't know I have.
-- -- -- You know.
No no -- just.
Though you know -- there.
I'm the national god troops tell us they really will not leave anyone alone they so -- -- something like.
Hearing Coney Island they gonna keep going until they've knocked on the door they say of every single one -- National Guard troops Jonathan not the only ones out there helping today.
Know a lot of volunteers on the hand today at a major distribution center that's been set up here.
It is being run -- by the city of New York.
Partly by private companies who are donating all manner of much needed materials canned goods bottled water and Gatorade during X.
And in many cases -- hot -- a lot of people lining up.
We've been here for a -- twelve hours today -- And I would say for back ten of those hours until the distribution senate close down that while hundreds.
In line and that distribution center will be back open tomorrow morning.
Giving the help that these people still as -- say desperately need and want -- Jonathan Hunt in the middle of at all in.