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Category Archives: Property Damage

Little Chicken Roasters (Continued)

single-chickenThe New Jersey Appellate Division packed a lot of law into the opinion in Phibro v. National Union, which began with the awesome sentence: “This case is about insurance coverage and undersized broiler chickens.”  The court discussed so much insurance law, in fact, the decision requires a second blog post to analyze it all. Read More

Weedo Is, At Long Last, Dead

hammer-boltThe New Jersey Supreme Court’s 1979 decision in Weedo v. Stone-E-Brick has been cited by courts across the country more than 2,000 times.  In a great many of those cases, the courts have used Weedo as precedent for a rule that simply wasn’t set forth in the opinion, itself.  In Cypress Point Condominium Assoc. v. Adria Towers, the New Jersey Supreme Court has now decided the issue that was not, in fact, addressed in Weedo and it was a big win for general contactors who seek insurance coverage for faulty workmanship. Read More

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