Test case blow for insurance industry

This could be bad news for the insurance sector, according to law firm Browne Jacobson, which could be forced to make payments that it has been holding back for several months.

Last week’s case, known as Corbett v Gaskin, saw His Honour Judge Charles Harris QC decide in favour of Accident Exchange.

Since mid to late 2006 some insurers have been withholding payments to the credit hire organisation arguing the contracts governing them were unenforceable.

It was the insurers' contention that

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: