An insurance broker was asked to provide insurance to protect a mortgagee but did not arrange mortgage protection cover.
Held: He was in breach of his contract even though the law relating to such insurance was unsure. He was not entitled to try to resolve such issues, but was instead required to act in accordance with his contractual obligations.
Gazette 14-Jul-1999, Times 28-Sep-1999,  EWCA Civ 1729
England and Wales
Cited – The Seashell of Lisson Grove Ltd and Others v Aviva Insurance Ltd and Others ComC 1-Nov-2011
The claimant’s fish restaurant had burned down. The court was asked to make a preliminary determination of issues on construction on insurance policy. The insured sought to evade what the insurer said were breaches of warranty, misrepresentations . .
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Updated: 14 June 2021; Ref: scu.80618