New Jersey Supreme Court Clarifies Defense Medical Examination Procedures

By: Brian D. Barr, Esq. and Vanessa Calixto, Summer Associate and rising 3L, Rutgers Law School In personal injury cases and other cases in which the mental or physical condition of plaintiffs are in controversy, New Jersey Rule 4:19 allows defendants to require plaintiffs to be physically or mentally examined by the defendants’ chosen expert. […]

Gregory J. Guido joins Cooper Levenson

Cooper Levenson is pleased to announce that Gregory J. Guido has joined the firm’s Insurance Defense Litigation practice group. Mr. Guido comes to the firm with extensive experience litigating complex insurance defense matters and conducting insurance fraud investigations. His background also includes real estate experience, having handled a variety of real estate transactions including residential […]

Ohio Federal Court Deals a COVID-19 Blow to Zurich Insurance Company

On January 19, 2021, the federal court in the State of Ohio was called upon to interpret a business insurance policy where the plaintiff restaurant chain sought “business interruption income losses” under their general liability insurance policy with Zurich Insurance Co. due to the COVID pandemic. The name of the decision is Henderson Rd. Rest. […]


We insure our motor vehicles, our businesses, our homes, our apartments, our condos, our jewelry, our boats, our RVs, and our lives. Do we really read and understand the insurance policies that we purchase? Or, do we just rely upon our insurance agents and brokers to find the best insurance product to suit our needs […]

Virtual Round Table COVID-19 Response and Insurance Implications

Our Insurance Defense Litigation attorneys hosted a virtual round table discussion on challenges, risk mitigation strategies, and preparedness efforts and considerations as insurers embrace the widening COVID-19 outbreak on multiple fronts, including states’ efforts to reopen and return to some semblance of normalcy.  This round table event explored and focused on the pertinent issues that […]