Robert T. Winzinger, Inc. v. Brennan Bros., Inc., 191 N.J.Super. 114, 465 A.2d 579 (Law Div. 1983)
Practice Areas: Large Loss/Complex Subrogation, Subrogation
Renter of crane brought action against crane owner to recover damages for losses suffered as result of fire damage to crane. Crane owner’s insurer, as subrogee, had earlier filed complaint concerning fire loss in Union County. Renter, in motion addressed to Burlington County assignment judge, requested dismissal of insurer’s complaint or consolidation of both actions in Burlington County. The Superior Court, Law Division, Union County, Haines, A.J.S.C., held that: (1) assignment judge of Burlington County had jurisdiction over consolidation issue; (2) consolidation motion would be allowed; and (3) venue was properly laid in Burlington County.