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Refund of overpayment of insurance benefit because error was excusable

An insurer (like any other erroneous payer) can recover a benefit erroneously paid under an insurance policy if its conduct in making that payment was not inexcusably negligent. In deciding whether the erroneous conduct is excusable, the court will take into account a number of factors, including: the relationship between the payer and the recipient; … Continue reading

Serious consequences if you use money mistakenly transferred into your account

In the digital age, more and more people are using electronic banking. The risks associated with electronic banking include typing errors which result in money being transferred to an incorrect account or more money being paid than is due. If a person receives money mistakenly transferred to their account and uses that money, knowing that … Continue reading