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Mesothelioma and insurance

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2012

A recent Supreme Court decision means that employers may be entitled to a full indemnity from employers liability insurance (“EL”) underwriters in respect of employers’ past or prospective payments to employees with mesothelioma, regardless of the length of time the EL underwriter insured the employer, or whether an EL underwriter has already contributed in part to a settlement made with an employee (“Past Payment”

Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau Bill 2009-10

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2010

We have previously reported here, on the Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau Bill, which is currently subject to scrutiny in the UK Parliament

A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and

Private bill seeking to introduce an Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2009

Under the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969, which came into effect in 1972, it is compulsory for all employers to have insurance

Before-the-event insurance

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2007

The steps set out in Myatt v National Coal Board to ensure compliance with the Conditional Fee Agreements Regulations 2000 concerning the existence of legal expenses insurance do not have to be followed in all cases

Final score: Scottish government 3 - insurers 0

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 12 2011

A group of leading insurance companies have failed in their attempt to challenge the lawfulness of the Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Scotland Act 2009 ("the 2009 Act"

Court of Appeal decides on abuse of process issues

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 22 2010

The Court of Appeal has today handed down its long-awaited judgment in the cases of Aktas v Adepta and Dixie v British Polythene Industries plc

Supreme Court ruling in asbestos trigger litigation

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 2 2012

On 28 March 2012, the UK Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of BAI (Run Off) Limited (In Scheme of Arrangement) and others v Durham and others 2012 UKSC 14 (the trigger litigation

Employers' Liability Insurance public consultation published

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 17 2010

The Department for Work and Pensions has published a consultation entitled, "Accessing Compensation: Supporting people who need to trace Employers' Liability Insurance

High Court rules on existence of insurance policy

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 21 2010

In Ian Hall v (1) Newall Heating Limited; (2) AGF Insurance Limited (March 2010) unreported, the court held that Mr Hall, who is suffering from mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos, could not identify AGF Insurance (AGF) as being liable, pursuant to the provisions of the Third Party (Rights against Insurers) Act 1930, to satisfy a default judgment obtained against Newall Heating (Newall