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When not all is quite as it seems
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2010

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


Questions of expenses
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2010

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


The cost of providing a “free” car must be made clear
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


FSA discussion paper on “consumer responsibility”
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


What constitutes a performance bond?
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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"


Court ruling paves way for insurance claims
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Car hire costs a victory for insurers
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2011

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


The perils of consumer credit reform
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Fraudulent whiplash claims: a pain in the neck
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Unfair contract terms: FSA finalised guidance
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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”