Judge: Insureds Proffered Enough Evidence Of Damage Caused By Flood-Related Erosion
Mealey's (October 17, 2016, 11:23 AM EDT) -- CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal judge on Oct. 11 found that a reasonable fact finder could find that New Jersey insureds’ property sustained losses that resulted from flood-related erosion, denying the insurer’s motion for summary judgment in a breach of contract lawsuit arising from Superstorm Sandy (Harry Elwell, et al. v. Selective Insurance Company of America, No. 14-2590, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140515).
(Opinion available. Document #51-161110-001Z.)
On April 23, 2014, Harry and Bonnie Elwell sued their federal flood insurer Selective Insurance...