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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


Mesothelioma, insurers and another trip to the Supreme Court?
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Travel & insurance
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2013

As you book your holiday, one of the things that the travel agentwebsite inevitably asks is whether you have holiday insurance and a lot of us will


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”


Asbestos victims supported by Supreme Court
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


Is a P & I Association able to change its mind over what is covered by a policy?
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


European Commission consults on EU limitation periods
  • Morton Fraser
  • European Union
  • October 4 2012

The European Commission is presently consulting on potential steps that could be taken to reduce the risk of claimants losing out on the ability to claim damages in respect of cross-border accidents, on account of divergent rules on limitation periods across the EU


Wreck Removal Convention Act 2011
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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"