One of Sweden’s largest nightclubs lost to Gjensidige in an insurance case. On the owner’s side, you will find King Petter Stordalen.
Sturecompagniet of Stockholm sued the insurance company Gjensidige about a year ago for the right to stipulate that nightclubs’ pandemic insurance should cover expenses related to the corona pandemic.
Now, the nightclub in which Petter Stordalen owns some shares has lost a legal dispute. Instead, the company must pay legal fees of one million Swedish kronor.
It wrote the Swedish Industry website
The dispute concerns whether the Public Health Agency’s regulations to prevent the spread of the coronavirus are considered interventions by the authorities and may trigger insurance. Gjensidige thought it was nothing, so he got their support in court.
Petter Stordalen is the nightclub owner of Baldakinen, which owns 72% of Stureplansgruppen, and Stureplansgruppen owns Sturecompagniet. Stordalen owns 49% of Baldakinen’s shares, while Swedish nightlife experienced Vimal Kovac owns the remaining shares of the company. Industry today.
Gjensidige, we have seen the decision of the Stockholm District Court and will now wait for the other party’s final judgment or possible appeal. The pandemic has had a major impact on society. Aysegül Cin, Gjensidige’s Swedish manager, told Dagens Juridik that the possibility of obtaining insurance compensation is part of the challenge facing these companies.
She went on to say that they think it is important to investigate insurance issues in court because this situation is unforeseen. Cin also believes that the ruling is clear in the Swedish pandemic interruption insurance interpretation, and they agree with the court’s conclusion.
Sturecompagniet’s chief attorney Sophie Storckenfeldt (Sofie Storckenfeldt) told the website that the verdict may be subject to appeal.
-Sorchkenfeldt told Dagens Juridik that there are good arguments in support of our case and hope that the Court of Appeal will change the verdict when we appeal.
This is not the first time Petter Stordalen has lost a lawsuit over so-called epidemic insurance.
On March 12th, as everyone knows, Norefjell Ski & Spa, the hotel that Northern Europe chose to own, lost the case against Codan Insurance.
At that time, the Oslo Institute of Methodology concluded that the “controversial provisions on the “epidemic outbreak” did not cover the pandemic situation in Norway and the world that is and still continues, and the opinions of the parties should not be given to the pandemic. Such a huge pandemic. The scope of “.
Then, Petter Stordalen quickly withdrew from the App Club Club and announced that it was not over yet.