Charter Reinsurance Co Ltd v Fagan and Others: CA 6 Nov 1995

Liability of re-insurers arises on insurers becoming liable to pay, not payment.


Times 06-Nov-1995


England and Wales

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Appeal fromCharter Reinsurance Co Ltd v Fagan and Others HL 24-May-1996
The re-insurers appealed against a finding that they were liable to make payment under a contract which required them to pay ‘sums actually paid.’ They said that the company having become insolvent, no payment would in fact be made.
Held: The . .
CitedTeal Assurance Company Ltd v WR Berkley Insurance (Europe) Ltd SC 31-Jul-2013
An international engineering company had several layers of professional indemnity insurance. The top later did not cover claims originating in the US or Canada. The several insurers now disputed apportionment of liability between them. The . .
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Updated: 17 June 2022; Ref: scu.78996