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Court of Appeal reaffirms meaning of ‘injury by accident’ under employees’ compensation ordinance

Hong Kong - September 9 2013 On 10 May 2013, the Court of Final Appeal handed down a ruling in Sit Wing Yi Sibly (acting for herself and on behalf of the other members of the…

Marina O.K. Fung

Mother found guilty of insurance fraud - HKSAR v. Man Choi-wa

Hong Kong - November 13 2013 A Hong Kong mother who took out two life insurance policies for her baby was found guilty of one count of fraud and one of attempted fraud for…

When reinsurance may not be "back to back" - Wasa v Lexington

USA - October 19 2009 Lexington issued an "All Risks Difference in Conditions" Property Damage Insurance Policy (the "Policy") to the Aluminium Company of America ("ALCOA") for the period 1 July 1977 to 1 July 1980.

Tow Lu Lim

Forum non conveniens - the appropriate forum for cross-border traffic cases

China, Hong Kong - January 24 2011 The decision in Fang Guo Quan & Another v. Choi Ming Sang & Another (DCPI 1468/2008) considers whether Hong Kong is the appropriate forum to hear a traffic accident case involving Hong Kong residents that occurred in the PRC.

Dana T. Chu

Covid-19-Related Implications For Liability Insurers In Hong Kong

Hong Kong - May 8 2020 The first case of COVID-19 was reported in Hong Kong nearly five months ago, on 22 January 2020. No new local cases have been recorded for over two…

Marina O.K. Fung, Tow Lu Lim, Regina G. B. Ng