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Helsinki Appeal Court on insurer’s duty to inform in group pension insurance

Helsinki Appeal Court on insurer’s duty to inform in group pension insurance

02.09.2014

The Helsinki Appeal Court recently ruled on whether an insurer had given two insured employees incorrect or misleading information about their pension insurance cover. The judgment demonstrates that insurers must be careful when providing information and insureds must use common sense and read annual pension information clearly.

Partners Matti Komonen and Herman Ljungberg from Hammarström Puhakka Partners, Attorneys Ltd, have written an update on this matter. The update titled “Helsinki Appeal Court on insurer’s duty to inform in group pension insurance” has been published in the International Law Office’s newsletter.