The all-risk insurance of residential buildings and household contents – a marketing gag?

When an insurer describes its product as “all-risk insurance”, this sometimes resembles the advertising promise of “guarantee certificates”. If the terms of the contract are carefully examined, it may be “marketing cheese with huge holes” in the insurance cover. Why everything is never insured against every conceivable risk. Pepperminzia insurance promises the perfect protection for […]

All-risk insurance of residential buildings and household contents – a marketing gag?

When an insurer describes its product as “all-risk insurance”, this sometimes resembles the advertising promise of “guarantee certificates”. If the terms of the contract are carefully examined, it may be “marketing cheese with huge holes” in the insurance cover. Why everything is never insured against every conceivable risk. Pepperminzia insurance promises the perfect protection for […]

All-risk insurance: Why never everything is insured

If an insurer offers “all-risk insurance”, intermediaries should carefully examine the terms and conditions of the contract. Because such policies can be “marketing cheese with huge holes” in the insurance coverage, warn Dr. Johannes Fiala and Peter Schramm in the guest article. Pepperminzia insurance promises the perfect protection for your home, all-inclusive, so that the […]

No appeal on statute of limitations after 13 years

The Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Oldenburg decided in its ruling of 19.12.2013 (Case No. 1 U 67/13) that an insurer (VR) cannot invoke the statute of limitations after years in the case of long-term claims if it had previously given a qualified acknowledgement. Statute of limitations regularly after three years at the end of […]