New Jersey Panel: Insurer Failed To Prove Leak Began Before Property Was Sold

(January 26, 2016, 11:41 AM EST) -- MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A trial court did not err in granting summary judgment in favor of former property owners because the insurer, seeking reimbursement for cleanup costs related to a leaking underground storage tank, failed to prove that the leak started before the property was sold, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court said Jan. 15 (USAA Casualty Insurance Co. v. Harry J. Selnow, et al., No. A-5842-13T2, N.J. Super., App. Div.; 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 92).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #03-160127-005Z.)...
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