How do you apportion a claim under a liability policy?
How do you apportion a claim under a liability policy? The answer, according to the UK Court of Appeal, is you don’t. The Court of Appeal handed down judgement today in the much talked about Standard Life Appeal (ACE European Group & Ors v Standard Life Assurance Limited). Having been ordered to pay more than £100m to Standard Life by the High Court, Standard Life’s professional indemnity insurers took the case to the Court of Appeal. In firmly denying that appeal today, the Court of Appeal provided important clarification as to how liability insurance policies work.
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