Media - Making Assumptions… A Dangerous Game

The perils of brokers not knowing their insurance before giving advice

Back in October Flaxmans were delighted to announce the arrival of Andy Chesters ACII to our team – adding his considerable expertise to our service in respect of Motor Claims, including Expert Witness Support.

In this latest in our series of Flaxmans Focuses on…

Andy’s case study concerns a broker that misunderstood how motor insurance works in practice after being in the business himself for over 30 years. It is based upon a real event and it serves to illustrate the perils of brokers not knowing their insurance before giving advice.

Mr J owned a Range Rover. It was insured under a private car policy with a leading insurance company with the Insured and Spouse only, permitted to drive. His fifteen year old son plays in goal on Sunday mornings for the town’s semi-professional football team. 

One bright autumn Sunday morning father and son set off to the ground in the Range Rover. Also, passengers in the car are Mr J’s 15 year old daughter Cheryl and her best friend Sharon who are both keen footballers and supporters of the team. They arrive at the ground and park behind one of the goals, which is the custom at the club. Father and son go into the changing room whilst the girls wait near the vehicle for them to return…

 

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Making Assumptions...A dangerous game
The perils of brokers not knowing their insurance before giving advice
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