Property Insurance Aware 1
In the first edition of Property AWARE we look at a range of issues, including; developments in mediation in light of the recent Court of Appeal decision in PGF; the insured's duty of disclosure, especially in the case of multiple misrepresentations; the after-effects of CIDAR and its implications for insurers; the reasonable foreseeability test in respect of subsidence claims; potential second bite of the cherry following the FOS decision in Clark v Focus Asset Management; and product liability claims, in particular effective product recall campaigns.
Warren Heyman looks at developments in mediation in light of the recent Court of Appeal decision in PFG.
Amanda Johnstone discusses the reasonable foreseeability test in relation to tree subsidence considered in two recent cases in the Technology and Construction Court.
Is it possible for a policyholder to pursue civil proceedings as well as a complaint to FOS? Anthony Middleton investigates.
What happens when there are multiple misrepresentations and/or non-disclosures by the insured? Are they looked at individually or taken in the round?
Andrew Temperley investigates how the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 is affecting the market.
David Grey looks at product liability claims, in particular effective product recall campaigns.