Homeowners insurance bill in New Jersey requires policy rewrites

New Jersey homeowners insurance law

Following Superstorm Sandy, a new proposal would mean that coverage would be easier to understand. Assemblyman Paul Moriarty (D-4, Washington Township) is the primary sponsor of a New Jersey bill that would require homeowners insurance companies to lose the industry jargon in the wording of their policies, in favor of a “plain English” alternative. This would allow the details of the coverage to be easier for policyholders to understand. The bill, A3642, requires that homeowners insurance policies that are renewed, initially issued, or delivered within the state of New Jersey…

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