14 September 2017

Motor insurer does not step into injured party’s shoes in a direct action

The Dutch Supreme Court recently ruled that providers of third party motor insurance are not subrogated to the injured party’s rights in a direct action, but to the insured´s rights. Consequently, the insurer is bound to the choice of forum clause agreed between the insured and the third party.

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