Insurers wait for credit hire claims judgement.

Insurers are waiting to discover whether they are liable for credit
hire claims, where the hire agreement is proven to be unenforceable. If
the judgement goes in their favour, it could result in savings of hundreds
of thousands of pounds.


The decision hangs on two separate legal cases, Dimond v Lovell and Benn v
Moore, which were first heard by the Court of Appeal in mid-March, but are
still unsettled. Both cases sought to establish whether a hirer could
claim from insurers for charges if the

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