Although a little more than a month has gone by since the Avalon at Edgewater (N.J.) fire on Jan. 21, insurance claims and lawsuits are likely to linger, long after the ashes have been swept away.

This kind of catastrophe usually involves several insurance carriers, policies and coverage issues. We’ve identified eight of the issues raised in this situation that you should be aware of. Be sure to discuss any and all possible coverages with your broker to minimize your risk.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including and

Already have an account?


© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join now!

  • Unlimited access to - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including, and
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2024 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.