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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 39, MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATION
Section: 39:6-71: Order for payment of judgment.
11. The court shall make an order directed to the association requiring the association to make payment from the fund of such sum, if any, as it shall find to be payable upon said claim, pursuant to the provisions of and in accordance with the limitations contained in this act, if the court is satisfied, upon the hearing:
(a) Of the truth of all matters required to be shown by the applicant by section 10,
(b) That the applicant has fully pursued and exhausted all remedies available to him for recovering damages against all persons mentioned in subparagraph (m) of section 10 by
(1) Commencing action against all such persons against whom the applicant might reasonably be considered as having a cause of action in respect of such damages and prosecuting every such action in good faith to judgment and
(2) Taking all reasonable steps available to him to collect on every judgment so obtained and by applying the proceeds of any judgment or recovery so obtained towards satisfaction of the amount due upon the judgment for payment of which the claim is made.
Any amount which the plaintiff has received or can collect by way of payments upon the judgment or by way of settlement of the cause of action, in whole or in part, from or on behalf of any person other than the judgment debtor, described in subparagraph (m) of section 10, shall be deducted from the amount due upon the judgment for payment of which claim is made.
L.1952,c.174,s.11; amended 1955, c.1, s.5; 1958, c.98, s.2; 2003, c.89, s.16.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:51.
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