Care Home Rejects Insurer’s Claim It Broke Law In £6M Suit

Law360, London (May 1, 2019, 3:05 PM BST) -- A nursing home on a British coastal cliff suing Zurich Insurance PLC for more than £6 million ($7.8 million) for damage it says was caused by a post-storm landslide told a London court on Monday that the insurer wrongly claimed it was operating illegally.

Cheval Roc Residential Ltd. underscores in its April 29 reply filing with the High Court that a month before the sliding rocks and soil wrecked its Jersey building, an official with the local health and services department sent an email saying the nursing home registration was being processed and residents could be admitted.

The company and its subsidiary,...

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