Building Contractor Sues Its Insurer Over Flood Repairs

By Silvia Martelli (October 12, 2021, 4:53 PM BST) -- A building contractor has sued its insurer, seeking to force it to cover the damage caused by a pipe that burst during construction works it carried out on a block of flats in a London suburb.

Insurer Axis Managing Agency Ltd. refused to cover the costs of the repairs PVAD Ltd. made after a building it was renovating was suddenly flooded because of a pipe burst, the contractor told the High Court in an Oct. 5 claim, which has just been made public.

This breached the insurance plan they had agreed on, the contractor said.

PVAD started refurbishing an existing building...

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