Claimants Have No Standing To Assert Claims Against Insurers, New Jersey Panel Says
(August 28, 2015, 1:59 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — The majority of the New Jersey Supreme Court on Aug. 6 affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of bad faith and breach of contract claims against two insurers because the claimants have no standing, without an assignment of rights, to assert a direct claim against the insurers (John Ross, et al. v. Karen A. Lowitz, et al., No. 074200, N.J. Sup.; 2015 N.J. LEXIS 819).
(Opinion available. Document #03-150812-007Z.)
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