$2.3 million recovered for CT taxpayers following Hurricane Sandy

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The Connecticut Insurance Department has recovered about $2.3 million for Connecticut tax payers for the third quarter of this year.

The breakdown of nearly $1.2 million in funds recovered from July 1 to Sept. 30 is as follows:

  • Accident, Health - $677,800
  • Auto - $98,260
  • Fire and Commercial - $4,320
  • General Liability - $14,300
  • Homeowners, Farmers - $172,900
  •  Life, Annuities - $178,350
  • Miscellaneous - $22,345

"Consumers expect their insurance companies to come through for them in times of need and when that doesn't happen we want to know about it. Whether it's a dispute over health insurance or a homeowner's claim, this Department holds carriers accountable when they fail to adhere to state laws and regulations," said Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi. "I encourage anyone with a complaint or question to contact the Department and utilize the resources we have to assist you in resolution."

The department has received more than 1,500 complaints.

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