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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

Approach voyages
Feb
2018

In a recent case, the English Court was asked to consider the nature of the obligations on the owners of the vessel on an approach voyage, when the charterparty did not include any ETA dates for the ship for the delivery port, but did include a cancelling date.

Containers coffee
Jan
2018

A legal dispute concerning a cargo of Columbian green coffee beans, which were carried in 20 unventilated containers to Germany, has made its way up to the Court of Appeal.

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