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EL policies triggered by exposure to asbestos and not development of disease

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 21 2008

At London's Royal Courts of Justice today Mr Justice Burton handed down a hugely important decision regarding the trigger for employers' liability policies in the context of long tail asbestos diseases

EL Trigger litigation

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 19 2008

Six test cases - collectively referred to as the “Employers Liability Trigger Litigation” - have been selected to determine which event will ‘trigger' liability in different mesothelioma claims

Judgment disarms 'trigger-happy' insurers

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 21 2008

The High Court judgment in the EL policy triggers test litigation which was handed down today validates the longstanding market practice that policy cover for mesothelioma claims is triggered by the date of inhalation of asbestos and not by the date of injury many years later

Asbestos trigger judgment expected as public warned of the "hidden killer"

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 18 2008

On Friday 21 November the High Court is expected to publish its keenly awaited decision in the asbestos employers' liability "trigger" test cases, which will decide which employers' liability policies should respond to asbestos claims

Employers to make liability insurance certificates available electronically

  • Cobbetts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 19 2008

On 1 October 2008 the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations 2008 came into force

EL policy trigger judgment appealed

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 9 2009

On 2 January 2009 an appeal against the Employers' Liability Trigger judgment was lodged with the Court of Appeal

Employers’ liability policy trigger litigation

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 31 2008

These six consolidated actions (Durham v BAI (Run Off) Ltd and other cases) concerned the trigger under various employers' liability (EL) policies

The future for annual bonuses

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2009

The credit crisis has led to strong criticism of remuneration practices in the financial services sector

2007 survey of the persistency of life and pensions policies

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2007

Since 1995 the FSA has required that every year regulated firms provide it with information about the persistency of their life assurance and pension business

English High Court sets date for 'trigger' litigation with regard to mesothelioma claims and employer liability

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 24 2008

A trial commencement date of 3 June 2008 has been set for the six lead test cases in the employers' liability 'trigger' litigation