NJ Judge Uses Choice Words To Remand Sandy Coverage Suit
By Joshua Alston
Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 11:44 PM ET) -- A New Jersey federal judge last week used colorful language in his order sending back to state court an insurance lawsuit filed by a woman who says Colonial Claims Corp. breached its contract with her by overvaluing the damage to her home from Superstorm Sandy.
U.S. District Judge Joseph E. Irenas dismissed Colonial’s request to remove the suit from a state court in Cape May County, N.J., in an order issued July 2 that expressed surprise at the plaintiff's claims. Policyholder Marjorie A. Brooks had filed...