Pa. Law Should Apply To NJ-Issued Amica Policy: 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (September 8, 2011, 8:40 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Thursday reversed a lower court's choice-of-forum determination and ruled that the risk associated with an automobile insurance policy that Amica Mutual Insurance Co. issued in New Jersey had shifted to Pennsylvania after the insured relocated to that state.

In a precedential opinion, a three-judge panel found that the Pennsylvania district court had erred in concluding that Amica owed only the coverage available under New Jersey law to the Fogel family, who obtained the disputed automobile insurance policy while living in New Jersey...
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