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Serious illness cover misunderstood, but not mis-sold
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 28 2015

In two separate recent judgments, the High Court upheld the Financial Services Ombudsman's (FSO) decisions in relation to claims regarding serious


Insurers entitled to rely on additional reasons post-declinature
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 14 2015

The High Court has confirmed that insurers will not be limited to the initial reasons listed for declinature and may rely on misrepresentations made


Supreme Court rules on Belgard Motors case
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 9 2015

The Supreme Court, in a judgment delivered today, in J.D. Brian Motors Limited, trading as Belgard Motors, (In Liquidation) (and related companies


Primacy of examiner’s commercial judgment reaffirmed
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 26 2015

The recent decision of the High Court in the case of In the matter of Ladbroke (Ireland) Limited and Others has, in the first written judgment in


Court of Appeal confirms bank’s right to increase variable interest rate
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 25 2015

The Court of Appeal in the case of Kenneth Millar and Donna Millar v The Financial Services Ombudsman and Danske Bank AS has upheld the contractual


Irish woman loses symphysiotomy High Court action
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 17 2015

On May 1 2015 a 74-year-old woman lost her High Court medical negligence claim on the grounds that in 1963 prophylactic symphysiotomy was not a


Insurer required to prove alleged non-disclosure by oral evidence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 17 2015

The High Court refused an application by an insurer for leave to deliver interrogatories in a coverage dispute, finding that the alleged material


After-the-event insurance given amber light
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2015

In the most recent instalment of Greenclean Waste Management Ltd v Leahy, the Court of Appeal considering after-the-event (ATE) insurance for the


Striking out third party claims
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 9 2015

The appropriate test for determining whether to dismiss and or strike out a third party claim was examined recently by the High Court in IBRC and


Immunity from suit for experts?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

The Law Reform Commission (the "LRC") recently sought submissions on their Consultation Paper on Expert Evidence. A number of topics relating to