Cafe Chameleon, a Cape Town restaurant, is the first to win a court case against an insurer for payment of damages arising from a business interruption policy due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The judgment which establishes the liability of the insurer for the claim could have far-reaching implications for other short term insurers who face similar claims amounting to about R4bn...

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