EDISON, NJ– PSE&G New Jersey announced on Monday that it will reimburse locals who lost food and medication due to power failure throughout Tropical Storm Isaias. The storm knocked out power for more than 575,000 New Jersey consumers.
“We recognize that losing power in August, together with the obstacles of the COVID-19 pandemic, was a hardship for a lot of our customers,” said PSE&G President Dave Daly in a declaration.
The utility announced it will reimburse property customers up to $250 for lost food, and an optimum of $300 for ruined prescription medication. Locals will need to supply proof of loss.
The compensation is offered to those who lost power for 72 hour or longer between August 4 and 12, 2020.
Residents filing food putridity claims under $150 must supply a made a list of list. Those claiming more than $150 need to also offer proof of loss like credit card or shop receipts, or images of spoiled items.