• Nov 21, 2012Hurricane Sandy Recovery: Margaret Raymond-Flood Stresses Understanding Your Insurance Coverage

    November 21, 2012

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
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    Hurricane Sandy Recovery: Margaret Raymond-Flood Stresses Understanding Your Insurance Coverage

    Bridgewater (November 21, 2012) – In “Weathering the Storm – Navigating Insurance: Terms and Conditions, Exclusions and Exceptions … Are You Covered?,” Margaret Raymond-Flood, a Member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., stresses importance of understanding your coverage when facing recovery after a natural disasters, like Hurricane Sandy.

    “It is clear events, like Hurricane Sandy, are becoming more common than the ‘100-year storm.’ FEMA and other governmental agencies predict a rise in these types of occurrences and are in the midst of reviewing their current strategies and processes on how to manage their agencies in this new environment. While an increase in severe storms may be difficult to predict, homeowners would be wise to review their preparedness to ensure thorough protection by leveraging addenda and understanding exclusions and exceptions within their policies,” advised Raymond-Flood.

    Raymond-Flood, a resident of Ringoes, devotes her practice to general litigation with an emphasis on complex commercial matters. She has appeared in the federal and state courts of New Jersey, as well as the federal courts of other jurisdictions. She has considerable experience in the defense of environmental, products liability, professional liability claims and insurance claims.

    Raymond-Flood has extensive litigation experience, including pretrial procedure, motion practice, and taking and defending depositions of corporate representatives, employees and expert witnesses throughout the country. She has tried several complex matters, on both the state and federal levels, and she has used state-of-the-art technology as part of her trial preparation and presentation. In addition, she has participated as a speaker in seminars dealing with a variety of insurance-related topics and trial presentation.

    Raymond-Flood is a member of the Somerset County Bar Association, New Jersey Defense Association and Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the Hunterdon County YMCA. She is a member of the Meritas Litigation Section Steering Committee, which serves hundreds of members from all over the United States and the world. She served as a coach of the Bridgewater-Raritan High School Mock Trial Team for five years. In addition, she has participated as a speaker in seminars dealing with a variety of insurance-related topics and trial presentation.

    Raymond-Flood earned her J.D. in 1991 and her B.A., magna cum laude, in 1988 from Seton Hall University. After graduating law school, Raymond-Flood served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Neil H. Shuster, Presiding Judge of the Mercer County Civil Division in the Superior Court of New Jersey.

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  • Sep 02, 2008Norris McLaughlin, P.A.Welcomes New Member, Retired Judge Jack Lintner

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is pleased to announce that Jack L. Lintner has joined the firm as a Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Coverage and Appellate Advocacy Groups.

    Judge Jack L. Lintner, a resident of Hillsborough, served 20 years in the New Jersey State Judiciary, appointed to the Appellate Division in 1999. He was a Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division from 2006 through his retirement in 2008. Judge Lintner began his judicial career as a trial judge in the Superior Court in Middlesex County in 1988, where he spent nine years in the civil court attaining the positions of Presiding Judge of the Civil and Chancery Divisions. During his tenure as a trial judge, he presided over the State tobacco litigation and dissolution of the Health Insurance Plan of New Jersey. While serving in the Law and Chancery Divisions, he was responsible for setting up and participating in numerous successful court run mediation and settlement programs.

    During his judicial career, Judge Lintner published over 100 opinions. He served on the Appellate Attorney Standards, the Appellate Division/Assignment Judge Liaison Standing and the New Jersey Supreme Court Civil Practice Committees. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Civil Procedure Section of the New Jersey Bar Association and the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law.

    Prior to his appointment to the bench in 1988, Judge Lintner’s practice concentrated on civil litigation in both the state and federal courts. He was a Certified Civil Trial Attorney and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey. He specialized in tort, products liability, construction, and insurance coverage litigation.

    Judge Lintner has lectured extensively on a variety of topics for the New Jersey Judicial College and Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He is a recipient of the 2008 James J. McLaughlin Award from the Civil Trial Bar Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the 2001 Distinguished Service Award from the Institute for Continuing Education. He is also a Fellow of the American Bar Association.

    Judge Lintner earned his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 1969, and his B.S. from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in 1966. He is a member of the American, New Jersey State, Somerset County and Middlesex County Bar Associations.

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