Homeowners Must Prove Storm Damage, Insurers Say

Law360, London (August 2, 2019, 4:03 PM BST) -- A British insurer has described a lawsuit brought against it by two homeowners over alleged storm damage “embarrassing,” arguing in new court documents that the claim is short on details and conflicts with other reports of the incidents.

UK Insurance Ltd. has denied that it wrongfully and in breach of contract failed to indemnify the couple. Mark and Jo Knowlton claim they should be covered for damage caused by two separate storm-related incidents under a policy they took out for their five-bedroom home in Bath, in the western county of Somerset, which dates from 1830.

The first episode was a tree fall...

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