NJ County Can’t Nix Coverage Fight In $31M Crash Suit

Law360, Washington (July 25, 2011, 3:48 PM EDT) -- Camden County, N.J., on Thursday lost its bid to dismiss State National Insurance Co. Inc.’s suit claiming it is not obligated to cover litigation costs in suit over a car crash that resulted in a $31 million verdict against the county.

The underlying case stems from a 2004 crash in Waterford, N.J., in which 17-year-old Nicholas Anderson lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a guardrail, suffering injuries that included an amputated leg and a severely injured arm.

Anderson filed suit against the county in...
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