Bowden & Trent

When Phil Bowden was diagnosed with throat cancer less than three months after taking out a new health policy, his broker Derrick Abbott went into bat for him when his insurer refused to pay out. Derrick successfully argued with the insurer that delays in processing Phil’s medical checks had unnecessarily delayed the policy being put into place, and the policy was paid out in full. Sadly, Phil passed away in December 2006, but despite losing his friend and colleague, the strong business continuity policies Derrick had also recommended meant that Phil’s business partner Alan was able to buy out Phil’s share and continue trading.