NJ Paper Co. Targets Insurance Brokers After 3rd Circ. Defeat

Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey paper distributor recently sued two insurance brokers in New Jersey state court alleging they negligently sold liability coverage through American Western Home Insurance Co. following a Third Circuit decision that freed American Western from covering an off-premises slip-and-fall suit.

Donnelly Distribution Inc., a Pennsauken, N.J.-based company that delivers advertising circulars, filed suit Aug. 2 against New Jersey-based insurance brokers The Peterman Group Inc. and Jimcor Agencies, saying the brokers were professionally negligent in selling Donnelly a premises liability policy that only applied to its...
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