N.J. High Court: ‘Other Insurance’ Clause Not Triggered In Suit Over Beach Death

(February 17, 2023, 1:31 PM EST) -- TRENTON, N.J. —The New Jersey Supreme Court on Feb. 16 unanimously affirmed a ruling that a commercial general liability insurer has the primary responsibility over a public entity joint insurance fund to pay the remainder of the settlement of an underlying negligence lawsuit arising from the death of a 12-year-boy from injuries incurred on a Long Branch, N.J., beach, finding that the CGL policy’s “other insurance” clause was not triggered because “self-insurance” protection through joint insurance fund membership is not “other insurance.”...

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