When the Limitation Period Starts
It should be clear to everyone reading the history of the judicial interpretation of private limitation of action provisions in insurance contracts, that such provisions serve an important purpose that is worthy of enforcement. Because of fear of extra-contractual lawsuits and the confusion brought about by the ambiguous Zurn decision, some insurers incorrectly ignored the clear meaning of the policy and the interpretation of the private limitation of action provision of the policies by the courts.
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