The decision in the High Court is out! It has been decided that the majority of businesses that held business interruption insurance and were forced to close as a result of Covid-19 could be entitled to be compensated by the insurers involved, subject to appeal.
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The Department for Transport is working with insurers and the police to make sure drivers are not unfairly penalised for not being able to get an MOT during periods of self-isolation. Meanwhile, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has confirmed that ‘key workers’ do not need to contact their insurer to update their documents or extend their cover for additional and necessary journeys.
Since the introduction of Simple Procedure actions in 2016, there has been much debate between practitioners as to the interpretation of the rules and their application in practice. A recent successful case we were involved in shows courts cracking down on unreasonable conduct in such litigation.