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Coronavirus: key insurance considerations

Global, United Kingdom - March 5 2020 As a result of the continued global rise in confirmed cases of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and consequent travel and quarantine restrictions…

Jonathan Warne, Melanie Lane, Simon Kilgour.

First COVID-19 wrongful death suit filed in the US - What are the wider implications?

United Kingdom, USA - April 8 2020 It has recently been reported that the first wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in the United States related to the COVID-19 outbreak. The case…

Chris Wilson, Nicholas Draper.

Dishonesty can be "fundamental" even if it does not affect the majority of the claim

United Kingdom - January 24 2018 A High Court judge has struck out a claim on the grounds of fundamental dishonesty even though the majority of the claim (by value) was honest and a…

Tim Riordan.

High Court gives guidance on proportionality in costs assessments

United Kingdom - June 12 2019 One of the cornerstones of Lord Justice Jackson’s costs reforms is that costs should be proportionate to the matter at issue…

Liz Williams, Tim Riordan.

Employer not directly or vicariously liable for personal injury from practical joke gone wrong

United Kingdom - October 8 2020 The High Court considered on appeal the second stage of the test for vicarious liability and whether an employer is directly liable for the injury…

Chris Wilson.