FBD feared action over Covid-19 claims weeks before court case was lodged

Court documents reveal text and email conversations about possible ‘landslide’ of challenges as a result of pandemic

27th September, 2020
FBD feared action over Covid-19 claims weeks before court case was lodged
Fiona Muldoon, former chief executive, FBD Insurance: discussed legal advice on potential litigation Picture: Fergal Phillips

Fiona Muldoon, FBD‘s former chief executive, and the insurer’s chief claims officer discussed legal advice regarding potential litigation against the company seven weeks prior to High Court proceedings being lodged in May, the Business Post can reveal.

Court documents seen by this newspaper show that Jackie McMahon, the claims officer, twice texted Muldoon on March 24 in relation to legal advice regarding a potential challenge over its stance on...

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