Large construction projects purchase advance loss of profit insurance because they face a number of risks that could result in delayed project completion. Such delays can severely impact the finances of companies relying on a construction project’s timely completion. Advance loss of profit insurance only covers the actual loss of gross profit stemming from a delayed project.
In relation to reinsurer’s allegation of material non-disclosure of historical loss statistics, the court considered the well established two stage test, materiality (an objective test based on expert evidence) and inducement (a subjective test). Arig sought to demonstrate the effect of the change in underwriting by producing “as-if” loss statistics, which excluded risks not of a type that the reinsured’s new underwriter would have accepted. It was common ground between the parties’ experts that these types of first loss energy construction treaties were particularly hazardous. It is important to note that the court did not doubt the honesty of the reinsurer’s underwriter.
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