EDITH PEPE V. STATE FARM INSURANCE, ITS AGENT DENIS A. DANKOSKY ET. AL.
This firm represented the plaintiff in an insurance malpractice claim against the agent of State Farm Insurance alleging that the broker had led the alleged insured to believe she had obtained a life insurance policy on her late husband. Notwithstanding the admission that Plaintiff had received a letter of nonissue from the insurance company and neither plaintiff nor the broker had ever bound the policy by the payment of any premium. This matter was tried to conclusion in the Superior Court of the State of New Jersey, venued in Passaic County and was granted a judgment in the full amount of the insurance plus pre-judgment interest totaling in excess of $200,000.00. The defendant appealed the lower Court and McCarter & English represented the defendant on the appeal. The lower courts verdict was affirmed and the appeal denied in all respects in favor of the plaintiff.