Thursday October 1, 2020

FBD evidence gathering in pubs test case described as ‘disturbing’

Insurance company process criticised during Covid-19 pub test case hearing

13th September, 2020
Fiona Muldoon, the former chief executive of FBD. Picture: Fergal Phillips

FBD, the insurance company, was accused of having a “disturbing” approach to the discovery of documents in a high-profile test case between it and several publicans at a commercial court hearing on Friday.

The discovery process was described as being “unsatisfactory from start to finish” by Michael Cush SC, counsel for the Leopardstown Inn, one of the pubs involved.

“It is abundantly clear that FBD have not discharged their obligations to...

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