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February 14 2017
Neta Ben-Tzur Claims-made policy: is it necessary to notify an insurer about a potential claim?

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Tel Aviv District Court recently determined that a professional liability insurance policy on a 'claims-made' basis does not apply to claims filed against the insured after expiration of the policy for circumstances which were known to the insured during the policy's set timeframe, but were not notified to the insurer.

Author: Neta Ben-Tzur
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David Reston Court of Appeal considers meaning of notification wording

United Kingdom - Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

The Court of Appeal recently upheld the Commercial Court's finding that an insurer could not rely on a notification condition precedent to avoid liability under a public and product liability policy. The judgment serves as a reminder that it is crucial for policyholders to be aware of the notification provisions in their policies and when their obligations to notify are triggered.

Authors: David Reston, Jonathan Heath
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