2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 17 - CORPORATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR FINANCE AND INSURANCE
17:28
17:28-1.9 - Immunity from liability for certain auto insurance providers

17:28-1.9.   Immunity from liability for certain auto insurance providers
    1. a. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no person, including, but not limited to, an insurer, an insurance producer, as defined in section 2 of P.L.1987, c.293 (C.17:22A-2), a servicing carrier or non-insurer servicing carrier acting in that capacity pursuant to P.L.1983, c.65 (C.17:30E-1 et al.) or section 88 of P.L.1990, c.8 (C.17:33B-11), the New Jersey Automobile Full Insurance Underwriting Association created pursuant to section 16 of P.L.1983, c.65 (C.17:30E-4), the Market Transition Facility created pursuant to section 88 of P.L.1990, c.8 (C.17:33B-11), and any plan established pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1970, c.215 (C.17:29D-1), shall be liable in an action for damages on account of the election of a given level of motor vehicle insurance coverage by a named insured as long as those limits provide at least the minimum coverage required by law or on account of a named insured not electing to purchase underinsured motorist coverage, collision coverage or comprehensive coverage.  Nothing in this section shall be deemed to grant immunity to any person causing damage as the result of his willful, wanton or grossly negligent act of commission or omission. 

   b.   The coverage selection form required pursuant to section 17 of P.L.1983, c.362 (C.39:6A-23) shall contain an acknowledgement by the named insured that the limits available to him for uninsured motorist coverage and underinsured motorist coverage have been explained to him and a statement that no person, including, but not limited to, an insurer, an insurance producer, as defined in section 2 of P.L.1987, c.293 (C.17:22A-2), a servicing carrier or non-insurer servicing carrier acting in that capacity pursuant to P.L.1983, c.65 (C.17:30E-1 et al.) or section 88 of P.L.1990, c.8 (C.17:33B-11), the New Jersey Automobile Full Insurance Underwriting Association created pursuant to section 16 of P.L.1983, c.65 (C.17:30E-4), the Market Transition Facility created pursuant to section 88 of P.L.1990, c.8 (C.17:33B-11), and any plan established pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1970, c.215 (C.17:29D-1), shall be liable in an action for damages on account of the election of a given level of motor vehicle insurance coverage by a named insured as long as those limits provide at least the minimum coverage required by law or on account of a named insured not electing to purchase underinsured motorist coverage, collision coverage or comprehensive coverage, except for that person causing damage as the result of his willful, wanton or grossly negligent act of commission or omission. 

   L.1993,c.156,s.1. 
 

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