FBD starts making part-payments to publicans ‘misled’ on business cover

The insurance company has extended the ‘goodwill gesture’ to businesses, despite claiming the cover does not exist

10th January, 2021
FBD starts making part-payments to publicans ‘misled’ on business cover
The “goodwill gesture” has been extended to publicans despite FBD maintaining that cover does not exist for the closure of their businesses during the pandemic

FBD has begun making redress payments to publicans it says were misled by representations it made to them at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic regarding their cover, the Business Post has learned.

The insurer was last year embroiled in a lengthy battle with publicans over whether their business interruption insurance policies covered them for losses arising from the pandemic.

A test case involving several pubs was heard by the Commercial Court in...

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