Blogs from the ILC Advisory Board: New Jersey Supreme Court Cites New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition on Duty to Defend for Claim of Emotional Distress

By Jeffery Thomas, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at the University of Missouri - Kansas City Just a few days ago, the New Jersey Supreme Court cited the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition § 19.04 in Abouzaid v. Mansard Gardens Associates, 2011 N.J. LEXIS...

McCarter & English on Duty To Defend Obligation Arises For Portee Claim In New Jersey Even In Absence Of Allegation Of Physical Injury

By Jason M. Alexander and David A. Thomas, Associates, McCarter & English, LLP The Supreme Court of New Jersey in Abouzaid v. Mansard Gardens Associates, LLC , 2011 N.J. Lexis 684 (June 21, 2011) held that a claim filed under Portee v. Jaffee , 84 N.J. 88 (1980) (an allegation of severe emotional...