Insurers raise ‘serious concerns’ over Scottish child abuse reforms

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The Association of British Insurers, Zurich, and the Forum of Insurance Lawyers have all filed consultation responses outlining objections to the draft Limitation Bill, in Scotland. Currently, claimants in personal injury cases need to raise civil action within three years of that injury becoming apparent. However the draft bill will remove that time bar altogether, opening the door for child abuse cases dating from September 1964. In its consultation response, the ABI said it had "serious