Personal injury and fatality

Personal Injury & Fatality Claims

As an insurer you want the best legal advice available to resolve international disputes or claims should they arise.

Offering a full support service, our specialist team can help, advise and act in your defence should crew or passengers on cruise ships, commercial ships, superyachts, ferries or leisure marine craft bring a claim against you. From the protocol stage through to trial, we can provide the most appropriate international legal advice via our network of lawyers from around the world through our MSI membership.

We have a great deal of experience in advising on all types of international injury or fatality claims, with a speciality in claims regarding propeller strikes and ‘kill chord’ incidents, and regularly attend inquests.

Latest News & Blogs

Frozen tuna – waybills issued towards the end of the carriage
May
2017

A recent High Court decision in Kyokuyo Ltd v AP Moller-Maersk A/S trading as Maersk Line [2017] EWHC 654 (Comm) highlights the commercial risks associated with carrying frozen tuna in refrigerated containers.

Berthing and storage – Contract formation and debt recovery
May
2017

With space at a premium and berths a finite resource, the importance of guarding against unprofitable berths is paramount. With this in mind, if something goes wrong it helps to have a lawfully worded contract upon which you can rely.

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