Rivkin Radler secured a victory in the first appellate case to interpret Insurance Law § 3408(c) since a 2014 amendment.  Under Insurance Law § 3408(c), a property insurer or an insured can demand that appraisers selected by the parties decide disagreements over the “amount of the loss.” Typically, insurers argue that an appraisal is confined to an agreed scope of damage, and resist submission to appraisal in situations where the “scope of damage” or required repairs are disputed… READ MORE