Broker Blames Steelmaker's Safety Issues For Insurance Woes

Law360, London (September 25, 2019, 12:53 PM BST) -- An insurance broker has refused to reimburse a construction company for costs from a personal injury lawsuit, instead blaming the maker of steel products for failing to disclose a history of safety warnings.

Essex-based LLJ Associates defended itself in a Sept. 19 filing at the High Court in London, claiming the company, F Brazil Reinforcements, failed to disclose the health and safety warnings it had received from an industry watchdog when it took out an insurance policy through the broker. 

The construction company either failed to read the requests for information on its safety record, or it intentionally withheld its history of...

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