Damages for the late payment of Insurance Claims (MCA Lunchtime Lecture)

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 13/07/2017
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Location
Freemasons Hall

Descriptions

 

Damages for the late payment of Insurance Claims the effects of Part 5  of The Enterprise Act 2016

Presented by Andrew Temperley, Partner, Keoghs LLP

Andrew Temperley is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Team at Keoghs LLP, Bolton. Andrew had acted for insurers throughout his career, advising on claims ranging from professional negligence to product liability and property damage. Presently he specialises in acting for insurers on a variety of policy indemnity issues including policy avoidance, claim repudiation, estoppel and waiver, and first party fraud matters. Andrew also assists insurers with the handling of complaints referred by policyholders by the Financial Ombudsman Service.

The lecture deals with changes to the law brought about by the recently introduced provisions of Part 5 of the Enterprise Act 2016 concerning damages for the late payment of insurance claims and considers:

  • The old law - Sprung V  Royal Insurance (UK) Ltd
  • The case for reform
  • The changes to the law (late payment of claims, contracting out, limitation)
  • Potential areas of dispute

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