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
A recent London arbitration decision has looked at how a receiver’s claim for the diminution in the value of a cargo, which arose solely because of the delay by a ship caused by the owners of the vessel, should be interpreted against the backdrop of the Inter-Club Agreement (ICA) wording.
One area where there may need to be a change of tactics and approach in the event of a no deal Brexit, relates to the enforceability of UK court judgements in countries which are part of the EU.