A Notice to Insurer which is to be filed when a Plaintiff commences proceedings against the Defendant.
This is intended for Plaintiffs who were injured in a traffic accident and intend to seek damages against two parties, namely the driver (who was driving) and registered owner of the vehicle. Hence, commencing personal injuries litigation.
The Insurer is to take notice that the Plaintiff has commenced action in the District Court against the 1st and 2nd Defendants for damages for personal injuries caused to the Plaintiff by reason of negligence and /or breach of common duty of care on the 1st and 2nd Defendants in a road traffic accident.
A sealed copy of the Writ of Summons is filed with the document.
This document should be carefully read by the individual Plaintiff and Defendant.
The time of the accident or injury caused to the plaintiff whilst the said defendant was insured by the insurer should be clearly stated in the Notice to insurer.
Under Hong Kong law, this Notice to insurer is to be filed when a Plaintiff commences proceedings against the Defendants for damages and to give notice of action to the insurers.