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Terrorism insurance - moves to change basis of insurance and reinsurance coverage?

United Kingdom - March 27 2018 Two recent developments regarding the scope of (re)insurance protection against the consequences of terrorist incidents are noteworthy. First, in

MoJ confirms details of holiday sickness claims Pre-action Protocol and fixed legal costs

United Kingdom - April 16 2018 Changes to costs and procedure for holiday sickness claims were announced by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) on Friday. The thrust of the reforms is to

Future of s29 Data Protection Act requests about suspected fraudulent claims after GDPR

United Kingdom - October 23 2017 Many of us working in the field of fraudulent insurance and legal claims have been wondering with trepidation what the future holds for the

The tide of food poisoning claims: Lavery v TUI UK Limited

United Kingdom - March 29 2018 While incidences of food poisoning and claims arising from them are not uncommon (the Food Standards Agency estimates that in excess of 1 million

Failure to comply with court directions: claimant only had himself to blame

United Kingdom - August 31 2017 In this case, the court was required to consider the three stage test set out in Denton v TH White Ltd 2014 EWCA Civ 906, in respect of relief from

Whiplash and discount rate reforms - Minister summarises proposals at APIL conference

United Kingdom - April 18 2018 The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers’ (APIL) annual conference ends today, 18 April 2018, with what looks to be a timely “Law Reform and

Supreme Court on costs in ‘portal’ cases - Gavin Edmondson Solicitors v Haven Insurance

United Kingdom - April 18 2018 Lord Briggs gave the unanimous decision of the Court today that the insurer was liable for the solicitors’ costs in cases in which it had struck

MoJ confirms details of holiday sickness claims Pre-action Protocol and fixed legal costs

United Kingdom - April 16 2018 Changes to costs and procedure for holiday sickness claims were announced by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) on Friday. The thrust of the reforms is to

Holiday sickness cases to come within fixed legal costs regime by summer

United Kingdom - April 13 2018 The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced this morning that holiday sickness claims will, before the summer, be subject to fixed legal costs. Its

Smoke And ‘Hearers’: Study Into Effects Of Smoking On Hearing Loss

Global - March 29 2018 In a paper published this month titled "Smoking, Smoking Cessation, And The Risk Of Hearing Loss: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration On Occupational