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Actionable damage? A mixed question of law and fact

United Kingdom - May 25 2022 Due to the long latency period of mesothelioma, routinely many decades after exposure, such claims present numerous challenges. Aside from the…

Gregor Woods

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…

Carl Dray, 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…

Carl Dray, Gregor Woods

Effective service - When, where and how?

United Kingdom - August 11 2021 A recent case in the Technology & Construction Court highlights the importance of knowing when, where and how to serve in order to ensure effective…

Carl Dray, Gregor Woods

Master rules school ought to have taken reasonable steps to prevent exposure to asbestos

United Kingdom - June 29 2021 In a case that will be of particular interest to the education sector, involving decades-old allegations of asbestos exposure at an independent…

Carl Dray, Paul Revill, Rebecca Shipton