August 26, 2019
Promising development for insurers on Pennsylvania's pollution exclusion
Mark Walters addresses the case of Barg v. Encompass and its favorable impact for insurers applying the pollution exclusion in Pennsylvania.
 
 
July 31, 2019
LaBletta & Walters named as 2019 Monmouth County Top Lawyers
Mark Walters and Christian LaBletta named as Monmouth County Top Lawyers for 2019.  They were selected from more than 1,500 lawyers across the county.  This was Mark's second consecutive year as a top lawyer in Monmouth County.
 
May 23, 2019
Mark Walters named as a Super Lawyer for 2019
Mark Walters named as a Super Lawyer for second consecutive year.  It is an exclusive list that recognizes no more than 5% of attorneys in each state.  
 
April 15, 2019
Spring Newsletter addresses multi-peril losses and offers of judgement under New Jersey law
The importance of clear policy language in multi-peril losses and the use of offers of judgement in subrogation. 
 
October 19, 2018
Christian LaBletta's article on Hurricane Florence featured in CLM Magazine
Over Flo: Hurricane Florence and its impact on people, property and the NFIP 
 
 
September 16, 2018
Internal Appeals and its impact on the suit limitation provision in New Jersey
Filing an internal appeal does not extend the time an insured has to file suit in New Jersey.
 
 
July 9, 2018
New Jersey considers insurance bad faith statute
The proposed bad faith statute is bad news for insurers with mandatory awards of actual damages, attorneys' fees and treble damages for minor claim handling errors. 
 
 
June 27, 2018
Mark J. Walters presents nationwide seminar for CLM 
 
Webinar focused on the challenges insurers face early in the claim process such as late notice, presentation of damages and expert retention.  
May 21, 2018
Mark J. Walters named as a 2018 Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multi-phase process that includes peer nominations, evaluations and independent research.  It is an exclusive list that recognizes no more than 5% of attorneys in each state.  
April 16, 2018
Christian LaBletta's article on March's nor'easters featured in CLM Magazine

The Lion's Roar: How insurers can sustain the punishing blows from March's nor'easters   

February 20, 2018
Christian LaBletta's article on the bomb cyclone selected as cover story for CLM Magazine

Cold Snap: Handling the bomb cyclone's flurry of frozen pipe claims   

January  24, 2018
Law360 features lawsuit successfully defended by LaBletta & Walters

LaBletta & Walters succeeds on summary judgement in federal court in enforcing the intentional acts exclusion.  

  

December 11, 2017
Factual and legal issues in multi-peril losses in New Jersey 

Common law rules for multi-peril losses in New Jersey  

October 23, 2017
New Jersey Appellate Division issues important decision on broker liability 

New Jersey Appellate Division holds that absent a "special relationship," brokers have no duty to recommend higher limits to insureds  

September 28, 2017
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania rules on bad faith standard in Rancosky v. Conseco.

 

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania leaves bad faith standard intact and rejects requirement of insured proving self-interest or ill-will by the insurer

September 12, 2017
Managing Partner, Mark J. Walters, authors cover story for
CLM Magazine on Hurricane Harvey

The Problems with Harvey: litigation lessons learned from previous storms should help insurers address inevitable challenges

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