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Hague Visby Rules – cargo damage and the shifting burden
Milan Nigeria Ltd v Angeliki B Maritime Company [2011 EWHC 892 (Comm) (The "Angeliki B")
Voyage charters and demurrage: interpreting strike exceptions
In a berth charter, can a laytime exclusion – here a strike preventing loading or discharging – rescue charterers from a demurrage claim?
Supreme Court decision in the textile deafness litigation
The Supreme Court has handed down Judgment in the first noise induced hearing loss claim to reach either the House of Lords or the Supreme Court.
Man sentenced to a year’s imprisonment after exaggerating personal injury claim
A man who submitted a £1.35m claim for injuries in a car crash has been sentenced to a year’s imprisonment after footage emerged of him playing…