Thursday October 29, 2020

Lemon & Duke owner says FBD case is ‘one of worst experiences’ in his life

Publican Noel Anderson tells court the insurer’s failure to pay out on a business interruption policy after Covid-19 related closure meant some senior staff were unable to buy food

13th October, 2020
Noel Anderson, the co-owner of the Lemon & Duke pub. Picture: Bryan Meade

A Dublin publican has described how FBD’s failure to pay out on his business interruption claim since March has been one of the “worst experiences” of his life.

Noel Anderson, the co-owner of Lemon & Duke, told the Commercial Court how he had been “obsessed” with the Covid-19 pandemic since February and was “delighted and relieved” when he was sold a policy by FBD which he believed covered him for risks...

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