Hiscox Ordered To Protect Fire Evidence In Insurance Dispute

Law360, London (June 9, 2021, 2:59 PM BST) -- Chubb won an injunction at a London court on Wednesday, preventing insurer Hiscox from destroying electrical appliance parts, alarm systems and piping that it took from two properties that are now subject to insurance claims.

Judge Finola O'Farrell ruled that Hiscox Insurance Company Ltd. must preserve the items because it is likely that they will be relevant for proceedings seeking to establish who is on the hook for damage to the property.

The dispute stems from a fire at a north London property, Hospitality House, in April 2019 that caused an estimated £600,000 ($850,000) damage and a flood at a site in...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Related Sections

Law Firms


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!