N.J. High Court Remands For New Trial To Allocate Fault In Insurance Fraud Suit

(February 21, 2023, 10:08 AM EST) -- TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Supreme Court reversed and remanded, in part, an appellate court’s determination that a new trial is needed on all issues in insurers’ fraud suit against construction companies and their officers and directors, finding that because the trial court erred by not applying provisions of the state Comparative Negligence Act (CNA), a new trial is warranted only on the issue of apportioning “percentages of fault under the CNA but not to the issue of compensatory damages” or liability....

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