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Zurich v International Energy revisited insurer’s liability for Mesothelioma losses
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Guernsey, United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Today, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that because the Compensation Act 2006 does not apply in Guernsey (where the victim was employed), Zurich


Second chances: unravelling settlements obtained by fraud
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2015

To what extent does settling a claim bring finality? Is it ever possible to "retract" the settlement based upon the discovery of relevant information


Court of Appeal refuses to set aside settlement agreement despite new evidence of fraud
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2015

The Court of Appeal has refused to set aside a settlement agreement on the basis of new evidence indicating that the claimant's case had been


UK: can a settlement agreement be unravelled? Hayward v Zurich Insurance Plc
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2015

The Court of Appeal recently handed down its judgment in this important case, which considered whether a settlement agreement can be rescinded on the


Lloyd v Humphreys & Glasgow
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

The claimant was exposed to asbestos by various employers between the 1950s and 1970s. He issued a claim for damages for asbestosis against some of


Bianco v Bennett
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2015

The claimant is the widow of an Italian killed by an English driver in England. Liability was admitted and the claimant claimed on her own behalf


Dalton v BT Plc
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2015

Although the rules changed on 1 April 2013, success fees are still recoverable where a CFA was entered into before that date. Under the old CPR r45


Workplace crime and risk transfer
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2015

An employee (a chef) has assaulted a colleague (a waiter) during the course of service at an insured restaurant in Staffordshire. The waiter has been


Which takes priority - liability insurance or an employer’s indemnity?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2015

The perplexing question posed in the title to this article was recently considered by the Court of Appeal in the context of a professional trustee


England and Wales: FCAPRA consultation on insurance whistle-blowing UK
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2015

A joint consultation on whistle-blowing within insurers has been published by the FCA and the PRA. The consultation also relates to deposit-takers