21st Century Stalled To Avoid Paying Claim: NJ Appeals Court

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 10:25 PM ET) -- A New Jersey appellate panel on Monday said 21st Century Insurance Corp. has to extend personal injury coverage to a customer who was erroneously paid by Geico, saying the insurance company used stall tactics until the customer’s right to file a claim expired.

A two-judge panel for the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division affirmed a lower court’s ruling that 21st Century, a wholly owned unit of the Farmers Insurance Group of Cos., has to pay customer Meital Raviv’s ongoing medical expenses, even though Geico...
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