Sinnotts pub in Dublin’s city centre – one of the pubs involved in the FBD case. Photograph: PA Wire

A hearing to determine the level of losses FBD must pay to four publicans, who won test actions over FBD’s failure to pay out on Covid-19 business di(...)

Sinnotts pub in Dublin’s city centre – one of the pubs involved in the FBD case. Photograph: PA Wire

A High Court judge has ruled that insurance policies taken out by four publicans with FBD cover losses resulting from partial closure, as well as full(...)

The Leopardstown Inn was one of four pubs that took the case against FBD. Filephotograph: Eric Luke

Business groups have welcomed the High Court’s decision on Friday that four pub groups are entitled to compensation from insurer FBD under business-in(...)

Lemon & Duke on Royal Hibernian Way in Dublin, one of the pubs featuring in the FBD test case. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The High Court has deferred delivering its judgment in four important test cases brought by pub owners over Insurer FBD’s refusal to pay out on busine(...)

 Business disruption:  Four pubs claim that under their policies  taken out with FBD they are entitled to have   losses covered by what they claim is an insurable risk. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An executive with FBD insurance has told the High Court that he was in error when he told a publican that its business disruption policy for bars cove(...)

The Lemon & Duke pub in  Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The managing director of Dublin city centre bar-restaurant Lemon and Duke has told the High Court he was given direct assurances from FBD that its pol(...)

FBD says investigation of the complaint should be halted on grounds including that the same issue is the subject of High Court proceedings brought by pubs against the insurer. Photograph: Dave Meehan

FBD has brought a High Court challenge against the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman’s decision to investigate a pub owner’s complaint over th(...)