U.K. Supreme Court Dismisses Insurers' Appeals In Trigger Issue Action

U.K. Supreme Court Dismisses Insurers' Appeals In Trigger Issue Action

LONDON - In a landmark majority decision, the United Kingdom Supreme Court on March 28 overturned a split ruling on what constituted the "trigger" for an insurer's liability to indemnify an insured, finding that an insurer's obligation to indemnify an employer for mesothelioma occurs at the time of asbestos exposure (Employers' Liability Insurance "Trigger" Litigation: BAI [Run Off] Ltd v Durham & Ors [2012] UKSC 14, United Kingdom Sup.).

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