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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


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"


Lloyds of London v Syria: Insurer recovers monies paid out under US Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
  • Morton Fraser
  • USA
  • November 30 2011

This US case arises from the fallout of the hijacking in 1985 of an Air Egypt flight from Athens to Cairo


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


Bite at the cherry
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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


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