Additional Insured Coverage Imposed Based Upon Oral Contract Even Though Work Is Completed Five Days Before and Appears Unrelated to Accident (PDF)
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In Cottle v. Walgreens, 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2059, the N.J. Appellate Division upheld the summary judgment granted to Walgreens against a snow removal contractor's insurer for defense and indemnity relating to an underlying slip and fall case, as well as attorney's fees and costs to defend the case and prosecute a declaratory judgment action for additional insured coverage, even though the accident seemed unrelated to the contracted work.
Mark Vespole is a partner based in the Newark office of Tressler LLP, a national insurance, financial services and litigation law firm. Mark focuses his practice on the counseling and representation of various financial institutions and corporations and their employees on corporate raiding, FINRA and SEC compliance, customer and industry securities arbitrations, insurance coverage, bad faith, professional liability, rescission actions, products liability, directors and officers, liability, business torts, construction, employment, toxic tort and general negligence defense litigation, as well as mediation and arbitration. Mark has been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a civil trial attorney for the past 26 years and has also been a certified mediator. In addition, Mark has authored the LEXIS-NEXIS Practice Guide New Jersey Civil Discovery (2007-2013 Editions), co-authored the LEXIS-NEXIS Practice Guide New Jersey Pretrial Practice (2007-2013 Editions), co-authored LEXIS-NEXIS Practice Guide New Jersey Insurance Litigation (2008-2014 Edition) and wrote a chapter on expert witnesses for the LEXIS-NEXIS Practice Guide New Jersey Trial, Post-Trial and Appellate Proceedings (2007 Edition). Additionally, Mark has been selected for inclusion in the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013, New Jersey Super Lawyers.
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