One of the most important principles of insurance law is Utmost Good Faith. The insurer and the insured must deal with each other in an honest and open manner whilst negotiating the insurance contract. The operation of this important principal also carries on after policy inception.
If the duty of Utmost Good Faith is breached, then the only remedy is avoidance of the claim, and possibly cancellation of the policy right back to inception.
Utmost Good Faith centres around two concepts:
There is an abundance of case law relating to this important principal. Your qualified Loss Assessor can advise you in this regard should the need arise.
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