Allianz claims success in Darren Bent case despite apparent loss


The judgement included Mr Bent overturning a ruling preventing him claiming part of the cost of a credit hire car from the insurer.

Mr Bent had claimed £63,000 for the hire of an Aston Martin car from Accident Exchange after being involved in a road traffic accident in February 2007. In a series of court cases Allianz challenged the period, rate and need for the hire.

On 24 November the Court of Appeal ruled he should be reimbursed after previous judgements had meant he failed to recover over

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