Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 20 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Kennedy, Laws and Rix LJJ

Representation Michael Norman (instructed by Avis & Cutmore, Bournemouth) for C.
  Howard Palmer QC (instructed by Fishburn Morgan Cole) for Churchill.
Judgment Dates: 2 February 2001


Motor insurance - Rights of third parties against insurers - Duty of insurers to satisfy judgments against insured person - Exception - Insured deliberately driving into claimant's car in hotel car park - Insured convicted of criminal damage - Claimant obtaining judgment against insured - Whether contrary to public police to permit an assured to recover indemnity in respect of a deliberate criminal act - .

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