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January blues for the insurance industry following benefits reimbursement decision

United Kingdom - January 19 2022 We now have the Court of Appeal’s emphatic judgment in R (Aviva Insurance Ltd and Swiss Reinsurance Co Ltd) v. Secretary of State for Work and…

Jeremy Fletcher, Gregor Woods

Re-write of EL Insurance not a matter for the Court

United Kingdom - December 23 2021 The High Court recently held that an insurer was entitled to avoid an employer’s insurance policy for non-disclosure and misrepresentation. In…

Simon Jacobsen, Gregor Woods

Appeal in benefits reimbursement decision: in for a penny, in for a... proportionate share?

United Kingdom - November 26 2021 The Secretary of State has appealed the High Court’s ruling in R (Aviva Insurance Ltd and Swiss Reinsurance Co Ltd) v. Secretary of State for Work…

Jeremy Fletcher, Gregor Woods

The pre-action protocols are under scrutiny, but is reform needed for the pre-action protocol for personal injury?

United Kingdom - November 25 2021 The Civil Justice Council (CJC) has published its Interim Report on our current pre-action protocols (PAPs) and possible improvements. There are…

Emily Woodhead, Gregor Woods

Gate wide open but play by the rules: Supreme Court provides definitive guidance on jurisdiction and applicable law in foreign accident cases

United Kingdom - October 22 2021 The Supreme Court has delivered clear guidance on the tort gateway and the treatment of foreign law cases. The interpretation of damage is given a…

Catherine McAndrew, Alaina Wadsworth