Insureds’ Claims Barred Under Anti-Concurrent Causation Clause, Judge Rules

(May 6, 2016, 12:22 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — Summary judgment in favor of an insurer in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit is proper because insureds’ claims are barred pursuant to the anti-concurrent causation clause in their homeowners insurance policy, a federal judge in New Jersey ruled April 27 (Jerome Keelen, et al. v. QBE Insurance Corp., No. 13-6941, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55895).

(Memorandum opinion available. Document #07-160509-006Z.)

Jerome Keelen and Carol Kienbaum purchased a homeowners insurance policy for their residence from QBE Insurance Corp....
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