Business liability

Liability during transport or damages caused during transport

20 October 2017

Our Supreme Court has brought clarity in the discussion if the liability of the transporter has to be decided exclusivilely within the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road or not. (Cass. (united chambers) AR C.12.0356.N, 23 January 2014 (Tiense suikerraffinaderij, Allianz Belgium e.a. / De Dijcker, H.B.), Arr.Cass. 2014, afl. 1, 209, concl. VAN INGELGEM): the convention is not exclusive to determine the liability for other damages than damages to the transported goods. Article 1382 Civil Code offers a wider possibility of recovering.

Fire in a supermarket in Germany

20 October 2017

Litiguard assists a producer of a refrigaration system in a case where a supermarket in Germany was damaged by fire. Litiguard assist the client in the search of the exact cause of the fire and defends the cli‘nt before the German Landgericht with the help of Pangea Net Memberfirm Brandi.

Horsemeat scandal in Europe

20 October 2017

Litiguard was counsel to a Dutch company that was wrongly accused of having sold second rated horsemeat as first class beef. Assistance and action was needed in the Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland, France, Spain and the UK.

Recall parts of busses in the USA

20 October 2017

Litiguard assists an insurer against a recall and liability claim regarding parts of busses in the USA.