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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"

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