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Does the principle of double insurance always apply?

June 16 2015 Double insurance applies when an asset is insured against one risk with more than one insurer for coincident periods. The doctrine of double…

Partial settlement agreement precludes unsettling defendant from sending third-party notice

December 17 2019 In a recent case, a settlement agreement was concluded between a plaintiff and several defendants that were parties to a claim, which included an…

Limitation period in insurance claims

April 12 2016 A recent magistrate court decision in Muhamad Abu Dachal v Menora Insurance Co Ltd (CC 3737-04-14) rejected a claim filed after the limitation period…

Who is the beneficiary in a personal accident insurance policy?

January 17 2017 A plaintiff recently filed a statement of claim with the Court of Family Affairs arguing that she was entitled to receive one-quarter of the insurance…

Insurance & Reinsurance in Israel

July 4 2019 A structured guide to insurance and reinsurance laws in Israel

Airport operator's liability towards passengers in terminals

May 12 2021 The Jerusalem Magistrates Court recently accepted a claim filed against the Israeli Aviation Authority (IAA) by a passenger who had been injured while…

Class action for bodily injury due to environmental pollution

April 26 2021 A non-profit organisation filed a claim and a motion to certify the claim as a class action against 30 plants in the Haifa Bay region, arguing that…

Fire did not break out as a result of a gas explosion: dismissal of claim against gas supplier and insurer

March 9 2021 The Central District Court recently dismissed a claim filed by a plaintiff against a gas supplier and its insurer and determined that the plaintiff…

Impact of new controversial Civil Procedure Regulations on insurers: faster, stronger, costlier?

February 2 2021 The new controversial Civil Procedure Regulations recently entered into force. Insurers' claims departments must study and understand these new…

New controversial Civil Procedure Regulations: faster, stronger, costlier?

February 2 2021 The new controversial Civil Procedure Regulations recently entered into force. The Ministry of Justice initiated this reform, declaring that it aims…