The COVID pandemic that hit the world in 2020 not only shook global health systems, but also impacted with particularly serious consequences in all economic sectors of society. The challenges posed for thousands of companies and states are not yet fully known. However, now that the business, economic and legal uncertainty caused by COVID seems
Holidaymaker succeeds in appeal to Supreme Court for compensation against her UK package travel organiser following ‘broad view’ approach that hotel employee’s guiding actions were ancillary services and not within the exemptions under applicable Package Travel regulations Package travel organisers will be reviewing their booking terms and conditions to clarify the holiday arrangements that they
Remedies for misrepresentation – Jones v Zurich Insurance Plc The loss of a diamond, with a value of £15,000, from a ring is not the sort of thing that one normally forgets in a hurry. However, a policyholder’s failure to disclose details of the claim made for that loss when proposing for insurance several years
Helen Tilley and Robert Harrison of our Exclusive Member in UK, CPB, discuss recent research on cardiac risks associated with playing football. Following a recent 10 year study of UK footballers, the risk of fatal sudden cardiac events was three times higher than originally thought. What types of activity potentially present a higher risk and
A new board of directors elected for the global insurance lawyers group Tramposch & Partner´s managing partner Andreas Weinzierl was recently elected as president of Insuralex during its annual meeting. Founded in 2002, Insuralex is a worldwide network of more than 50 independent law firms that specialize in insurance and reinsurance coverage, defense, litigation and
In instances where someone fails to pay an insurance premium and it amounts to a repudiation of an insurance contract, the insurer need not provide an extension for the payment of a premium (grace period) regardless of the wording of the policy. This was held in the recent decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal