AXA reminder to brokers about Riot Damages Act deadline

7th September 2011

Below is an update from Axa regarding the Riot Damages Act.  Members shoudl also check the current position with individual insurers on their timescales for notification of riot claims

As you will be aware, the Government has agreed to deal with all reasonable damages as a result of the riots under the Riot Damages Act, and extended the notice period to 42 days from the date of the incident.

In order for us to make a recovery from the Government under the Riot Damages Act, we must notify the authorities of any claims by 13 September 2011.

Please can you ensure that all your customers are aware of this deadline.  If you have any questions or wish to notify a claim, please contact your AXA Claims Team.


David Williams

Underwriting and Claims Director

AXA Commercial Lines