NJ Lawmaker Calls For An End To Anti-Concurrent Clauses

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT) -- New Jersey Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan, D-Middlesex, on Monday proposed legislation that would outlaw a hotly disputed clause in insurance policies that eliminates coverage when a loss stems from both covered and uncovered causes.

The Democrat introduced A. 4467, which would prohibit insurers from using so-called anti-concurrent clauses in homeowners policies. The bill would take effect 90 days after the legislation is approved, and it affects only those policies that are issued or renewed after the 90-day mark.

ACC clauses have been the source of intense litigation,...
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