Claims and the Duty to Disclose

Claims and the Duty to Disclose

All incidents and potential claims must be notified to at the earliest opportunity.

The University has an obligation to notify the relevant insurer of potential claims. There is a duty to disclose all known circumstances, facts or events (notifiable events) which could lead to a claim.

Factors that may impact the success of an insurance claim:

  • Failure to advise the insurer of facts or circumstances which could result in a claim, in a timely manner
  • Admission of liability or fault
  • Criminal acts
  • Non-compliance with relevant legal or regulatory requirements

See also Claims and Duty to Disclose Guide.