UK's Top Court Rules Insurer Liable For Pub Death

Law360, London (April 23, 2021, 10:14 AM BST) -- The U.K. Supreme Court held an insurer liable on Friday for the death of a bar patron who was restrained by a security guard in Scotland, finding that the policy it provided covered the assault because it was not deliberate.

The U.K. Supreme Court rules against an insurance firm, saying it must pay compensation to the widow of a man who died after being retrained in an Aberdeen, Scotland, bar. (U.K. Government.) The top court upheld a Scottish decision that International Insurance Company of Hanover Ltd. must pay compensation to Fiona Burnett, the widow of Craig Grant, who died in August 2013 after...

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