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Contracts of employment: Duty on employer to pursue insurers for PHI payments

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    Marlow v East Thames Housing Group Ltd [2002] IRLR 798 HC (0 other reports)

Key points

  • In Marlow v East Thames Housing Group Ltd [2002] IRLR 798, the High Court holds that where an employee is contractually entitled to benefits paid by insurers under a permanent health insurance policy with the employer, the employer is bound to take all reasonable steps to secure those benefits from the insurers. This could, depending on the circumstances, entail pursuing litigation against the insurers.