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In good faith

A case study recently published by the Short-term Ombudsman reiterates the basic principle that short-term insurance is a contract entered into in good faith and that there was no obligation on an insurer to verify the information at the sales stage of the policy. Mr Y submitted a claim for a single motor vehicle accident. […]

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Insurer pays for Flawed Application Form

It is interesting to note that an insurer’s failure to provide for a key exclusionary clause resulted in payment of a claim it initially rejected. The most recent Short Term Ombudsman Briefcase contains a case study in which the insurer rejected Mr. H’s claim for accidental damage to his motorcycle on the ground that the […]

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