NJ Court Won't Toss Hotel's Suit Over Deductible For Sandy

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 3:35 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge has refused to nix a beachfront hotel's lawsuit challenging Columbia Casualty Co.'s application of a $1 million named storm deductible to bar coverage for Superstorm Sandy losses, ruling that it was plausible that the insurer wrongly denied coverage.

U.S. District Judge Peter Sheridan last week rejected Columbia's request to dismiss a suit that Long Branch, N.J., hotel Ocean Place Resort & Spa brought to win insurance coverage for the roughly $775,000 in property damage and other losses that it suffered due...
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