The Federal Court of Justice (BGH, ruling of 07.07.2020, ref. VI ZR 308/19) decided that an employed claims adjuster is (co-)liable in tort if he uses his alleged expertise for an injured party by exerting influence on the performance of third parties; § 823 I BGB. In the case in question, the injured party […]
Short-time work compensation (KUG) is only available as a subsidiary social benefit under the Third Social Security Code. According to legal regulations, benefits or insurance contractual legal claims from a business closure insurance (BSV) are credited, i.e. deducted. This is now said to have changed temporarily by an order of the Federal Institute for Salaried Employees (BA). Really?
– Current ECJ ruling opens up reversal with perpetual cancellation right also for new life insurance policies since 2008 – The bang of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) The European Court of Justice ruled (ruling of 19 December 2019, ref. C355/18, C-357/18, C-479/18) that a provision in insurance contract law according to which […]
The Federal Court of Justice (BGH, ruling of 25.09.2019, ref. IV ZR 99/18) had to deal with the life insurance of a policyholder (VN) who had fallen into a coma in 1993 after an accident. The wife, who was divorced in 1994, was entitled to withdraw her claim. The father of the UN informed the […]
– What information, education and advisory duties are imposed on employers? – The Regional Labour Court (Landesarbeitsgericht – LAG Hamm, judgement of 06.12.2017, file no. 4 Sa 852/17) decided that the employer (AG) is liable for damages if the advice on deferred compensation in company pension schemes (bAV) was incorrect. This was the case even […]