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Travel & insurance

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2013

As you book your holiday, one of the things that the travel agentwebsite inevitably asks is whether you have holiday insurance and a lot of us will

Bite at the cherry

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 12 2013

The decision in Smith v Sabre Insurance dated 9 April 2013 has settled an issue which has plagued insurers for years, namely whether or not it is

Mesothelioma, insurers and another trip to the Supreme Court?

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 11 2013

Only a few months after the Supreme Court again wrestled with the causation problems posed by mesothelioma in the "EL Trigger" litigation and

European Commission consults on EU limitation periods

  • Morton Fraser
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  • European Union
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  • October 4 2012

The European Commission is presently consulting on potential steps that could be taken to reduce the risk of claimants losing out on the ability to claim damages in respect of cross-border accidents, on account of divergent rules on limitation periods across the EU

The perils of consumer credit reform

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 7 2012

The Government’s plans for the reform of the Consumer Credit Act (“CCA”) are probably now far enough advanced that it is worth raising awareness of the problems lying ahead for finance companies providing credit to consumers “consumers” in the wide sense used in the CCA, which includes sole traders and partnerships with three partners or fewer

Court ruling paves way for insurance claims

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 28 2012

The decision handed down by the Supreme Court today marks the end of a long-running case concerning the wording of insurance policies in relation to mesothelioma and is a victory for employers, employees and common sense

Is a P & I Association able to change its mind over what is covered by a policy?

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2012

The recent case of Micoperi SRL v. Shipowners’ Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association (Luxembourg) addressed a situation where a P & I Association first accepted that a claimant was covered but consequently tried to claim otherwise

Unfair contract terms: FSA finalised guidance

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 6 2012

The Financial Services Authority has been active in January 2012, publishing two sets of finalised guidance in relation to the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 (the “Regulations”

Car hire costs a victory for insurers

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 21 2011

Calculation of replacement car hire costs following a road traffic accident can be deceptively complex

Lloyds of London v Syria: Insurer recovers monies paid out under US Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

  • Morton Fraser
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  • USA
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  • November 30 2011

This US case arises from the fallout of the hijacking in 1985 of an Air Egypt flight from Athens to Cairo