FBD says pub court decision is limited to specific policies

The insurer has told most of its customers that their policies don‘t cover Covid-19, and is refusing to pay the plaintiffs’ full legal costs

14th February, 2021
FBD says pub court decision is limited to specific policies
Confirmation from the insurer comes as a row between FBD and the four publicans over the costs the insurer is to pay deepened last week

The majority of FBD’s business customers have no cover for losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and will not have any potential claims paid out, according to the insurer.

The High Court ruled in a test case earlier this month that four publicans and about 1,300 more business owners with the same policy were entitled to compensation for losses suffered as a result of the pandemic.

The ruling could have wide-ranging implications for thousands...

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