MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York attorney has filed a lawsuit claiming negligence by two Long Island power companies after Superstorm Sandy and the nor'easter.
Kenneth Mollins said the lawsuit filed Tuesday in state Supreme Court seeks unspecified damages.
The Long Island Power Authority has restored power to more than 1.1 million homes and businesses since the Superstorm two weeks ago.
Its website listed more than 14,000 still without electricity Tuesday morning. Officials say most of them should have power back by Wednesday.
An additional 38,000 are still unable to be restored because of lingering flood damage to their homes.
A spokesman for LIPA had no comment on the lawsuit.
LIPA's electrical contractor, National Grid, also was named in the suit. A spokesman did not respond to a request for comment.