Liability insurance

Liability insurance guidance:

Background US commercial property casualty insurance has its roots in English marine insurance. In the 17th century, London's importance as a trade centre led to demand...

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Overview of employers’ liability insurance Legal principle It has been a long established principle of law that an employee who has suffered an injury or contracted a...

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Consumer insurance and commercial insurance for businesses This Practice Note provides an overview of some of the most common types of insurance that are available, who...

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This Practice Note considers the insurance provisions of the JCT contracts 2011 and 2016 editions that address public liability risks, ie personal injury and death, and...

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This Practice Note outlines the characteristic features of liability insurance and different types of liability insurance available. It also examines the scope of cover...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on notification provisions in liability insurance policies. It explains the purpose of notification clauses and provides guidance on...

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What are the liabilities to be insured? The liability of the parties is set out in clause 8 of the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts. The clause is headed ‘liabilities and...

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What is product liability insurance and who needs it? Product liability insurance is a type of cover which, in the context of the construction industry, protects the...

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All the standard forms of building contract make specific provision for the liabilities which are at the contractor or employer's risk and which party is to insure those...

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Public liability insurance contracts Terms A public liability policy normally contains restrictions of liability by reference to the type of business carried on by the...

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