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Successfully negotiating claims since 1867

Successfully negotiating claims since 1867

Successfully negotiating claims since 1867

Case Studies

Fast settlement for motorcycle repair business

A long standing independent motorcycle servicing and repair business was severely damaged in a suspected arson attack. We quickly assisted the policyholder in securing temporary premises and also subcontracting work for their customers where necessary to mitigate their business interruption loss. We also liaised with machinery manufacturers and decontamination specialists to fully assess and quantify…

Warehouse and stock destroyed in severe fire

A leading electrical goods manufacturer’s main UK distribution warehouse was destroyed in a severe fire believed to have been caused by an exploding light fitting. The fire developed very quickly and most of the building and contents and stock inside were destroyed. We quickly developed a loss mitigation plan with the policyholder involving temporary warehouse…

Laundry badly damaged in fire

A long standing family business was badly damaged following a suspected arson attack. The investigation into the cause of fire was lengthy and complex and involved the insurers investigation team. Lengthy statements were taken from the family under our supervision and sufficient evidence was gathered to satisfy insurers that the policyholder was not involved in…

Suspected arson attack causes severe damage

An historic building in a harbour front location in the Channel Islands was severely damaged by a suspected arson attack. Progress with the claim was initially delayed by a lengthy police and forensic investigation preventing any access to the site. With neighbours on both sides and structural stability compromised by the fire, urgent measures needed…

Property damaged by tenant growing cannabis

A malicious damage claim was accepted after a commercial landlord’s rental property was damaged by the tenant’s use of the property as a “cannabis factory”. There were no problems with liability as the landlord had an All Risks policy with no specific exclusions.                          …

Central London pub suffers flood

Heavy rainfall lead to a flood in a central London pub after water backed up through the sewers. There were no liability issues but T&B had to engage the landlord and deal with their insurers/loss adjusters to ensure a co-ordinated restoration plan        

Fire in Chinese restaurant started in kitchen

A fire in a Chinese restaurant started in the basement kitchen cooking area before spreading into extract ducting and taking out the roof four storeys above and causing damage to all other floors. Insurers looked very closely at the various kitchen warranties, including duct cleaning and attendance whilst cooking, but liability was eventually accepted.  …

Animal bedding blaze

A blaze at an animal bedding manufacturer was caused by third party negligence (hot works) during removal of plant/machinery. However, there were no issues with policy liability  

Fire at tertiary college

A power surge caused a fire at a tertiary college as a result of electrical contractor’s negligence. However, there were no issues with policy liability                                  

Fuel tank spill leads to garage fire

Type of claim – Fire Category – Vehicle Repair Garage Cause – Fuel ignited after spilling out of car fuel tank. Liability – no issues                                

Case Studies

Fast settlement for motorcycle repair business

A long standing independent motorcycle servicing and repair business was severely damaged in a suspected arson attack. We quickly assisted the policyholder in securing temporary premises and also subcontracting work for their customers where necessary to mitigate their business interruption loss. We also liaised with machinery manufacturers and decontamination specialists to fully assess and quantify…

Warehouse and stock destroyed in severe fire

A leading electrical goods manufacturer’s main UK distribution warehouse was destroyed in a severe fire believed to have been caused by an exploding light fitting. The fire developed very quickly and most of the building and contents and stock inside were destroyed. We quickly developed a loss mitigation plan with the policyholder involving temporary warehouse…

Laundry badly damaged in fire

A long standing family business was badly damaged following a suspected arson attack. The investigation into the cause of fire was lengthy and complex and involved the insurers investigation team. Lengthy statements were taken from the family under our supervision and sufficient evidence was gathered to satisfy insurers that the policyholder was not involved in…

Suspected arson attack causes severe damage

An historic building in a harbour front location in the Channel Islands was severely damaged by a suspected arson attack. Progress with the claim was initially delayed by a lengthy police and forensic investigation preventing any access to the site. With neighbours on both sides and structural stability compromised by the fire, urgent measures needed…

Property damaged by tenant growing cannabis

A malicious damage claim was accepted after a commercial landlord’s rental property was damaged by the tenant’s use of the property as a “cannabis factory”. There were no problems with liability as the landlord had an All Risks policy with no specific exclusions.                          …

Central London pub suffers flood

Heavy rainfall lead to a flood in a central London pub after water backed up through the sewers. There were no liability issues but T&B had to engage the landlord and deal with their insurers/loss adjusters to ensure a co-ordinated restoration plan        

Fire in Chinese restaurant started in kitchen

A fire in a Chinese restaurant started in the basement kitchen cooking area before spreading into extract ducting and taking out the roof four storeys above and causing damage to all other floors. Insurers looked very closely at the various kitchen warranties, including duct cleaning and attendance whilst cooking, but liability was eventually accepted.  …

Animal bedding blaze

A blaze at an animal bedding manufacturer was caused by third party negligence (hot works) during removal of plant/machinery. However, there were no issues with policy liability  

Fire at tertiary college

A power surge caused a fire at a tertiary college as a result of electrical contractor’s negligence. However, there were no issues with policy liability                                  

Fuel tank spill leads to garage fire

Type of claim – Fire Category – Vehicle Repair Garage Cause – Fuel ignited after spilling out of car fuel tank. Liability – no issues                                

Case Studies

Fast settlement for motorcycle repair business

A long standing independent motorcycle servicing and repair business was severely damaged in a suspected arson attack. We quickly assisted the policyholder in securing temporary premises and also subcontracting work for their customers where necessary to mitigate their business interruption loss. We also liaised with machinery manufacturers and decontamination specialists to fully assess and quantify…

Warehouse and stock destroyed in severe fire

A leading electrical goods manufacturer’s main UK distribution warehouse was destroyed in a severe fire believed to have been caused by an exploding light fitting. The fire developed very quickly and most of the building and contents and stock inside were destroyed. We quickly developed a loss mitigation plan with the policyholder involving temporary warehouse…

Laundry badly damaged in fire

A long standing family business was badly damaged following a suspected arson attack. The investigation into the cause of fire was lengthy and complex and involved the insurers investigation team. Lengthy statements were taken from the family under our supervision and sufficient evidence was gathered to satisfy insurers that the policyholder was not involved in…

Suspected arson attack causes severe damage

An historic building in a harbour front location in the Channel Islands was severely damaged by a suspected arson attack. Progress with the claim was initially delayed by a lengthy police and forensic investigation preventing any access to the site. With neighbours on both sides and structural stability compromised by the fire, urgent measures needed…

Property damaged by tenant growing cannabis

A malicious damage claim was accepted after a commercial landlord’s rental property was damaged by the tenant’s use of the property as a “cannabis factory”. There were no problems with liability as the landlord had an All Risks policy with no specific exclusions.                          …

Central London pub suffers flood

Heavy rainfall lead to a flood in a central London pub after water backed up through the sewers. There were no liability issues but T&B had to engage the landlord and deal with their insurers/loss adjusters to ensure a co-ordinated restoration plan        

Fire in Chinese restaurant started in kitchen

A fire in a Chinese restaurant started in the basement kitchen cooking area before spreading into extract ducting and taking out the roof four storeys above and causing damage to all other floors. Insurers looked very closely at the various kitchen warranties, including duct cleaning and attendance whilst cooking, but liability was eventually accepted.  …

Animal bedding blaze

A blaze at an animal bedding manufacturer was caused by third party negligence (hot works) during removal of plant/machinery. However, there were no issues with policy liability  

Fire at tertiary college

A power surge caused a fire at a tertiary college as a result of electrical contractor’s negligence. However, there were no issues with policy liability                                  

Fuel tank spill leads to garage fire

Type of claim – Fire Category – Vehicle Repair Garage Cause – Fuel ignited after spilling out of car fuel tank. Liability – no issues                                

Thompson & Bryan (UK) Ltd

144-146 East Barnet Road, New Barnet EN4 8RD

Registered office: Churchill House, 120 Bunns Lane, Mill Hill, London NW7 2AS. Registered in England Number 0848

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Thompson & Bryan (UK) Ltd

144-146 East Barnet Road,
New Barnet EN4 8RD

Registered office: Churchill House, 120 Bunns Lane, Mill Hill, London NW7 2AS. Registered in England Number 0848

Design:  Good Impressions          Content:  We Do The Words

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