Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 245 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Pill, Longmore LJJ and Sir Denis Henry

Representation Graham Eklund (instructed by Beachcroft Wansbroughs, Bristol) for the claimant.
  David Platt (instructed by Laytons, Bristol) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 15 March 2002

Catchwords

Insurance - Contract of insurance - Construction of terms - Policy first defining 'combustible material' as being 'other than material to be worked upon' - Policy later leaving 'combustible material' undefined - Whether first definition to be imported into later use of phrase.

The Case

If an insurer wished different precautions to be complied with at different stages of the work covered by a policy that should be specifically provided for.

Practice Areas

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