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20 October 2020
Peggy Sharon Lack of safety measures does not repudiate coverage as long as insurer has collected premium

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent case dealt with the question of whether an insured is entitled to insurance benefits for the loss of their car by theft when it lacked the security measures required by the insurer. The Insurance Contract Law enables the award of partial benefits (Article 18), but in this case the insurer presented no evidence to support the application of this remedy. Thus, the court ordered the insurer to pay the full claim.

Authors: Peggy Sharon, Moshe Stern
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Bettina Thaulow Harto Insurance event and periodisation of insurance cover – interpretation and revision of insurance contracts

Norway - Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

The Supreme Court recently confirmed several important starting points relevant to the periodisation of an insurance event for the assessment of cover. The ruling addressed issues relating to both defining insurance periods and determining when insurance events occur. The Supreme Court also addressed the question of what is required to revise an insurance agreement pursuant to Section 36 of the Contract Act on unreasonable contract terms.

Authors: Bettina Thaulow Harto, Andreas Meidell, Henrik Hagberg, Henrik Fabian Torgrimsby
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