Public Liability



Industry Segment


Claim Description

The Insured booked a customer’s vehicle for service and minor diagnostics. The Insured took the vehicle for a test drive to listen for road noise, however, the insured left the wheel studs off the left wheel resulting in the vehicle turning over and crashing. The vehicle was deemed not worth repairing.


The claim was settled by the insurer for $44,378 with the third party, which included $34,445 for the vehicle and $9,933 for vehicle hire by the third party.

The provision of the claims examples are for illustrative purposes only and should not be seen as an indication as to how any potential claim will be assessed or accepted. Cover for a claim will depend on the specific circumstances around the loss and would be subject to the terms and conditions of the policy concerned.

As with any insurance, cover will be subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the policy wording. The information contained in this email is general only.  Coverage for claims on the policy will be determined by the insurer, not BizCover for Brokers, and will depend on the specific facts and circumstances involved.

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