Judge Declines To Find Policy Voidable For Not Complying With N.J. Rule Of Court

Mealey's (July 19, 2016, 1:54 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey federal judge on July 14 rejected an attorney insured’s argument that a professional liability insurance policy is voidable for failing to comply with the requirements of New Jersey Rule of Court 1:21-1B(a)(4), denying the insured’s motion for summary judgment in a coverage dispute over client funds that were allegedly misappropriated by a legal assistant (Jill Cadre, et al. v. ProAssurance Casualty Co., No. 16-0103, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91925).

(Opinion available. Document #13-160721-024Z.)

Embezzled Funds

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