Deeny and Others v Gooda Walker Ltd (In Voluntary Liquidation) and Others: QBD 5 Oct 1994

Names at Lloyds could reasonably expect due skill and care to be exercised in the choice of risks accepted on their behalf by underwriters. Incompetence in the writing of ‘excess of loss’ business gave rise to claim for negligence.


Times 07-Oct-1994, Independent 05-Oct-1994

Professional Negligence, Insurance

Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.79875