Aviva joins string of insurers under attack in Covid-19 BI dispute


The Hospitality Insurance Group Action (HIGA) has revealed that its group litigation will be focused on two insurers, QBE and Aviva.

The action group appointed law firm Mishcon de Reya, in conjunction with leading counsel Philip Edey QC, of Twenty Essex Chambers, to review over 500 business interruption policies submitted by applicants between 29 April and 6 May 2020.

Mishcon de Reya explained that it is currently in discussions with third party funders to secure funding for the costs of this

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