Judge: Insurer Has Failed To Show Consent Judgment Is Unreasonable, Unenforceable

Judge: Insurer Has Failed To Show Consent Judgment Is Unreasonable, Unenforceable

NEWARK, N.J. - A professional liability insurer has failed to demonstrate that an underlying $310,000 consent judgment between its attorney insured and the insured's client is unenforceable and unreasonable, a New Jersey federal judge ruled Aug. 14, denying the insurer's motion to dismiss two counterclaims against it (First Mercury Insurance Co. v. Jay S. Markowitz, et al., No. 2:12-cv-06527 $(WHW$), D. N.J.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114490).

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