IntroductionFactsDecisionComparative reviewCommentIntroductionDuring an additional hearing...

Breach of age limitation: total discharge of insurer or partial payment of benefits? – Lexology

IntroductionFactsDecisionComparative reviewCommentIntroductionDuring an additional hearing held by the Supreme Court on 7 July 2021,(1) an extended panel of five judges considered whether a 23-year-old driver was entitled to coverage under a car insurance policy limited to drivers aged 30 and over.The Supreme Court first determined in June 2019 that this situation should be considered as being within the scope of sections 17 and 18 of the Insurance Contract Law 1981, which deal with the aggravation of risk and entitle the insured to partial payment of the benefits.In view of the decision's significant impact on the insurance market, the Court decided, …

 

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