FBD paid Lemon & Duke €52,000 after inaccurate representation

The sum was made up of a premium refund of €27,000 and a further payment of €25,000, Commercial Court hears on last day of test case

23rd October, 2020
FBD paid Lemon & Duke €52,000 after inaccurate representation
Details of the payment emerged on the final day of the test case taken by four pub groups against FBD over the insurer’s non-payment of business interruption insurance claims. Picture: Getty

FBD paid a Dublin pub “substantial” compensation totalling €52,000 after accepting that it had made an inaccurate representation which the publican had relied upon in taking out cover with the insurer.

Paul Shanahan, a sales executive at FBD, made a representation to Noel Anderson, co-owner of Lemon & Duke, on March 2 prior to the publican taking out cover against losses arising from Covid-19, the Commercial Court heard.

Shanahan told Anderson via email that...

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