Abboud v. National Union Fire Ins. Co., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  This opinion by Judge Ostrer interpreted an “insured vs. insured” exclusion in a directors and officers liability insurance policy.  That exclusion generally bars coverage for claims by one insured against another, such as counterclaims brought against plaintiff by his fellow officers of a limited liability company and that LLC itself.  After the insurer denied coverage, plaintiff

Gil v. Clara Maass Medical Center, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  This was a medical malpractice case.  The appeal, however, resulted from the Law Division’s grant of summary judgment in favor of certain insurers, which threw out plaintiff’s claim that the allegedly negligent physician, Dr. Copur, was the covered hospital’s “employee” or a “leased worker,” or that the doctor’s limited liability company, FirstChoice OB/GY

Conley v. Guerrero, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  Today’s decision in this case, written by Justice Solomon for a unanimous Court, largely affirmed the ruling of the Appellate Division, reported at 443 N.J. Super. 62 (App. Div. 2015), and discussed here.  The case proceeded from the resolution of New Jersey State Bar Ass’n v. New Jersey Ass’n of Realtor Bds., 93 N.J.