Major Developments in 2016 to NJ Insurance Coverage Law

New Jersey Law Journal

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PUBLISHED ON: November 28, 2016

In 2016 we witnessed two major New Jersey Supreme Court decisions in insurance coverage disputes, one favorable to policyholders and the other averse. The policyholder-friendly decision addressed a hotly disputed issue in construction insurance law, while the one favorable to insurance companies imposed unexpected requirements on policyholders to report claims. The Appellate and Law Division decisions discussed below similarly represent major changes in or clarifications of the law that affect every practitioner.