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The cost of providing a “free” car must be made clear

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2009

There is another case in the continuing saga of what can be claimed if a car is provided whilst the Claimant’s car is being repaired due to an accident involving the Defendant

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

FSA discussion paper on “consumer responsibility”

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2009

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FoS) and the Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP) have both recently published their responses to the FSA’s discussion paper DP085

When not all is quite as it seems

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2010

Insurance can be a bit of a sticky issue in the construction industry

Questions of expenses

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2010

It is well understood that expenses generally follow success in court cases

What constitutes a performance bond?

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2011

Mertiz (the "Guarantor"), an insurance company, had issued advance payment guarantees to Jan de Nul (the "Buyer") guaranteeing the repayment of payments made by the Buyer under 3 shipbuilding contracts with a Korean shipbuilding company (the "Builder"

Fraudulent whiplash claims: a pain in the neck

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2011

There has been much discussion in the media recently about personal injury claims arising out of car accidents, especially fraudulent whiplash claims and the phenomena of “Crash for Cash” scams

Asbestos victims supported by Supreme Court

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 11 2011

The Supreme Court (previously the House of Lords) has issued its decision in the judicial review brought by AXA and various other insurance companies

Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 20 2011

The Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011 received Royal Assent on 12 July 2011 and includes provisions on the reporting, locating, marking and removal of wrecks and provisions regulating liability for costs involved in dealing with wrecks

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