‘Exclusions of liability: deliberating on “deliberate”’

“An exclusion in an insurance policy for ‘deliberate acts’ by employees did not exclude liability for assault in the context of a ‘Manned Guarding and Door Security Contractors’ business: Burnett v International Insurance Company of Hanover. In trying to eject an intoxicated Craig Grant from a bar, door steward Jonas Marcius applied a neck hold, ultimately leading to Grant’s death by asphyxiation …” (more)

[Pippa Frizzelle, Compact Contract, 5 May]

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