Laker Vent Engineering Limited v Templeton Insurance Company Limited [2008] EWHC B6

Knowing when an insured ought to notify a material circumstance is always a difficult issue but never more so than when it arises in the construction context, where disputes occur between contracting parties on complex construction projects on an almost daily basis. Recent guidance given by the High Court in Laker Vent Engineering Limited v Templeton Insurance Company Limited [2008] EWHC B6 throws some much needed light on what constitutes a material circumstance in this context. To read the judgment, please click here.