CONNECTICUT INSURANCE LAW – Superior Court enforces one year contractual time limit in homeowners’ policy

2015-09-10 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

Category: Insurance

Joseph M. Busher

The Connecticut Superior Court enforces a one year contractual time limit in a homeowners’ policy. The plaintiff homeowner negotiated with the insurer regarding a property damage claim, and believed that the case would settle.  The court rejected the plaintiff’s argument that he could not file an affidavit in opposition to the defendant’s summary judgment motion based on his having sustained a debilitating stroke.  Enforcing the one year time limitation, the court grants summary judgment for the insurer.  Zaleski v. General Ins. Co. of America, August 3, 2015

Jackson O’Keefe, LLP, has several attorneys who routinely focus on insurance law issues.  If you have an insurance question or litigation matter involving a GL, E&O, D&O, homeowners,  or auto policy, contact us for assistance at 860-278-4040.

Jackson O’Keefe has been practicing in the insurance field since the 1950s. The firm was co-founded by a former Insurance Commissioner for the State of Connecticut.  The firm is pleased to have received the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating of “AV.”  It is also recognized in the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys.  Additionally, several of our partners have been peer-reviewed by Thomson Reuters as “Super Lawyers” qualifying as among the top five percent of practicing attorneys in Connecticut.  We are active participants in the Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance.

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