NJ Court Axes Family Exclusion In Auto Rental Coverage

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate court on Tuesday shot down an intrafamily exclusion in supplemental insurance coverage purchased with a car rental, ruling that supplemental policy in the case couldn't limit the basic insurance coverage that came with the rental.

Having suffered serious injuries in the rental car from a head-on collision, Swarnlata Khandelwal and her two children sued Empire Fire and Marine Insurance Co. and its parent Zurich Insurance Co. for coverage under the supplemental policy, which Lalitkumar Khandelwal, Khandelwal's husband, purchased on top of basic...
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