Slovenian insurer agrees to test case on Covid payouts

Move by Zavarovalnica Sava, a major player in the hospitality sector in Ireland, could provide clarity for up to 2,000 policyholders

30th May, 2021
Slovenian insurer agrees to test case on Covid payouts
The insurer refused to have the courts determine the issue through a test case which would provide clarity on the matter for up to 2,000 policyholders and instead wanted to enter into arbitration with policyholders

Thousands of businesses have received a significant boost to their efforts to resolve a long-running dispute over their insurance cover after Zavarovalnica Sava said it was willing to have legal proceedings taken against it designated as a test case.

Sava, the Slovenian insurer and a major player in the hospitality sector in Ireland, has consistently said a policy sold to pubs and restaurants for business interruption cover did not provide cover for losses arising from...

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