June 25, 1997
OLLY J. DAVENPORT, PLAINTIFF-PETITIONER,
AETNA CASUALTY & SURETY COMPANY, DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT.
ON PETITION FOR CERTIFICATION
To the Appellate Division, Superior Court:
A petition for certification of the judgment in A-5425-95 having been submitted to this Court, and the Court having considered the same;
It is ORDERED that the petition for Certification is granted, the judgment of the Appellate Division is summarily reversed, and the matter is remanded to the Law Division for the entry of judgment in the favor of plaintiff, who is entitled to arbitration in the absence of policy language excluding coverage. See French v. New Jersey School Board Association Insurance Group, 149 N.J. 478, 694 A.2d 1008 (1997).
WITNESS, the Honorable Deborah T. Poritz, Chief Justice, at Trenton, this 25th day of June, 1997.