Modern Methods of Construction - The hot topic of future fire claims?

28 Feb 2022

With £1.3 billion being paid out to customers during 2018, fire is one of the most expensive categories of property insurance claims. Unfortunately, it appears that fires involving properties developed as a result of using modern methods of construction, have become more common and of increasing severity. Due to the growing creativity in the design and materials used to construct buildings, there are an escalated number of new considerations when assessing their risk exposure in respect of fires.

Welcome to our Podcast series.

Take a look at our podcasts below to understand the risks involved with modern construction methods, the impact of repairs and the emerging trends being seen with fires.

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Disclaimer: This document does not present a complete or comprehensive statement of the law, nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight issues that may be of interest to clients of BLM. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in any particular case.

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