NJ Court Upends Tolling Of Limitations Period In UIM Case

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Tuesday refused to push back the limitations period for an underinsured motorist claim because of an insurance administrator's information requests to an attorney for the accident victim, finding no evidence the man was lulled into thinking his claim was properly filed.

Ruling for Arch Insurance Co. and third-party administrator Gallagher Basset Insurance Services Inc., a two-judge panel mulled whether, given that absence of detrimental reliance on the part of the plaintiff, it should equitably toll the six-year statute of limitations...
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