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Let’s talk shop retail claims update - Spring 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2015

The Drug Driving (Specified Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014 came into force on 2 March 2015. The regulations have a significant impact


Supreme Court confirms employer's liability insurers have a right to seek contribution from the insured and other insurers in mesothelioma claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2015

An employer which exposes an employee to asbestos creating a risk of mesothelioma is, as matter of English law, treated as causing later contracted


Zurich v International Energy Group
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

Supreme Court holds that an insurer must cover a mesothelioma claim in full (even if the total period of exposure was longer than the policy period


Mesothelioma recoveries
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

The Supreme Court has handed down the long-awaited judgment in IEG v Zurich, which concerns the “spiking” of mesothelioma claims to Employers’


International Energy Group Limited -v- Zurich Insurance Plc 2015 UKSC 33
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

International Energy Group Limited (IEG) is a solvent Guernsey company. It is the successor in title to Guernsey Gas Light Co Limited (GGLCL), which


Mesothelioma and apportionment of liability: guidance from the Supreme Court
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

Is an employers’ liability insurer liable to indemnify an employer for the whole of a mesothelioma claim, or just for the proportion of time on risk


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