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The government needs to do much more to bring stakeholders together if it is to successfully implement autonomous vehicles (AVs) in the UK, we have told the Law Commission’s consultation on the introduction of AVs in the UK.
Good news for businesses and customers as proposed Brexit legislation provides for evolution, not revolution, of the current construction products performance regime.
The Florida Supreme Court in Harvey v. GEICO Gen. Ins. Co., a divided 4-3 decision, imposed a heavy burden on insurers in the context of a bad faith claim handling case.
Case review 14/01/2019
Judgment applies reciprocity test, holding liability insurer liable to pay claimants’ costs under s.51 Senior Courts Act
In the first significant decision concerning s.51 Senior Courts Act 1981 since the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in May 2018 in Travelers Insurance Company Limited v XYZ, Mr Justice Foskett has applied the “principle of reciprocity” established in XYZ in directing that a liability insurer should pay Claimants’ costs as a third party funder.
We are pleased to announce that KLAiM, our ground-breaking virtual defence lawyer that allows clients to take more control over litigation, is being rolled out internationally and also to new lines.
Case review 11/12/2018
A recent decision by the High Court takes a common sense approach to liability, despite breaches of duty by the defendant.
In May of 2018, the American Law Institute (ALI) approved a final draft of the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance (RLLI), which is the ALI’s first venture into the field of liability insurance. The approval of the RLLI came after eight years of controversy among advocates for insurers and policyholders, and twenty-nine drafts.
A new era of transport continues to unfold at pace. The technology innovation that promises to deliver a new future is running in tandem with the reality of a number of business impacts, including changing consumer demands and commercial pressures. All will bring challenge and opportunity.
Since October 5, 2017, the date on which The New York Times first ran its report exposing the numerous sexual harassment and assault allegations made by several women against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the flood gates have opened on high-profile allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond.
Our personnel could become CEOs of their own legal start-ups after we shortlisted six of the 100+ proposals generated through our Ideas Lab, which will now be turned into prototypes.