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Markus Kimpel

Attorney
Certified insurance law attorney

Specialists area

Liability and insurance law, Real Estate and construction law

Expertise

In his capacity as certified insurance law attorney, Markus Kimpel specializes in all the areas of property insurance and insurance of persons. He provides comprehensive advice to and representation of insurance holders, insurance providers and insurance brokers. His long-standing practical experience covers mostly client assignments relating to building insurance (water damage, damage by fire, storm damage), home content insurance, business interruption insurance, accident insurance, life insurance, permanent disability insurance and health insurance. His activity in the field of liability law encompasses particularly property damage liability law, D&O insurance law, business liability insurance, product liability and medical practitioner's liability law.

Moreover, he has comprehensive knowledge and experience in private and public construction law as well as in tenancy law and condominium law. His clients include building owners, craft businesses, building contractors and architects, private tenants and commercial lessees, as well as homeowners, owners' associations and managers.

Markus Kimpel studied law at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg im Breisgau and took his "Assessor" (fully qualified lawyer) exam in Dusseldorf. Subsequently, he worked with a medium-sized law firm with the areas of expertise of insurance law and private construction law before he changed to the law firm Jacobs & Partner in 2013, which joined SNP Schlawien with the entire team in 2016.

Admission

Attorney, 2006
Certified insurance law attorney

Languages

German, English, French

Publications

  • Kimpel, Markus: Auskunftsanspruch eines Nachlasspflegers über die Identität des Bezugsberechtigten einer Lebensversicherung, Anmerkung zu OLG Hamm, Urteil vom 23.11.2018 - 20 U 72/18. In: juris PraxisReport Versicherungsrecht 3/2019 Anm. 1
  • Kimpel, Markus: Gebäudegebundenheit des Einbruchdiebstahls auch in der Hausrat-Außenversicherung; kein Versicherungsschutz für Einbruch in ein im Freien geparktes Wohnmobil, Anmerkung zu OLG Karlsruhe, Urteil vom 21.08.2018 - 12 U 51/18. In: juris PraxisReport Versicherungsrecht 11/2018 Anm. 6
  • Kimpel, Markus: Beweislastanforderungen für den Ausgleichsanspruch des Gebäudeversicherers gegen den Haftpflichtversicherer des Mieters. Anmerkung zu OLG Frankfurt, Beschluss vom 16.11.2017 – 3 U 69/15. In: jurisPraxisReport Versicherungsrecht 9/2018 Anm. 2
  • Kimpel, Markus: Keine Produkthaftung für Elektrizität bei Überspannungsschäden im Falle höherer Gewalt. Anmerkung zu LG Essen, Urteil vom 16.10.2017 - 6 O 152/17. In: juris PraxisReport Versicherungsrecht, 5/2018, Anm. 6
  • Kimpel, Markus: Mehrfachversicherung für Tätigkeit eines niedergelassenen Arztes zur Vorbereitung einer Operation als Honorararzt im Krankenhaus, Anmerkung zu BGH, Urteil vom 13.03.2018 – VI ZR 151/17. In: juris PraxisReport Versicherungsrecht 6/2018 Anm. 1