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Personal injury and fatality

Personal injury and fatality claims

Accidents do happen, and if they do you’ll want the best legal advice available to resolve disputes/claims as quickly and commercially as possible. We understand that these are serious and emotive issues.

We have the expert knowledge to provide you with a full support service in defending claims brought by passengers and crew on commercial vessels, cruise ships and ferries, superyachts and leisure marine craft. We can advise and guide you through the whole process from protocol stage to trial, seeking out ways to protect you and your business and create the best outcome for all those involved.

We do have our specialist areas, particularly advising on claims due to propeller strikes and ‘kill chord’ incidents, but we can advise on all injury/fatality claims too.

Latest News & Blogs

Demurrage
Aug
2018

A recent judgment handed down by the Commercial Court in London, has raised an interesting question over a Banks exposure to claims, when they become the holder of an original bill of lading.

Cargo liens
Jul
2018

On the face of it, the right of a freight forwarder to exercise a lien for unpaid bills should be a relatively simple affair. Unfortunately, the complexities of modern supply chains can often throw up challenging situations, in which those rights need to be carefully weighed up, before deciding whether to exercise a lien over goods.

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