The Great Fire of London was finally extinguished 350 years ago today. New insurance structures emerged in the aftermath of the Great Fire – which bear striking resemblance to some of ...05 September 2016
UK: Mesothelioma consultation – full response published
Key aspects of the reforms were reported in our February post, but it is worth pointing out that:
- The Government intends that the Scheme will start taking applications next month, in April 2014.
- The Government will not be taking forward a dedicated Mesothelioma Pre-Action Protocol supported by a fixed recoverable costs regime.
- Payments under the Scheme will be increased so that eligible individuals can expect to receive an average payment of £123,000 which has increased from previous estimates.
The Insurance Act 2015 (the "Act") comes into force tomorrow. It represents a fundamental departure from existing insurance law. The changes impact on a number of key areas which are...11 August 2016
The Supreme Court published two judgments on how dishonesty affects insurance claims before the end of the most recent Trinity term:10 August 2016