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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


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


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”


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


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


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


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


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


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