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Insurer Must Bear Costs Of Faulty Breast Implant Litigation

Law360, London (May 17, 2018, 4:38 PM BST) -- The European arm of U.S. insurer Travelers must pay the costs incurred by hundreds of women who successfully sued cosmetic surgery center Transform Medical Group as part of a global breast implant scandal, England’s Court of Appeal ruled Thursday.

The appeals court found that Travelers Insurance Company Ltd., Transform’s insurer, is liable for costs arising from litigation over the supply of defective breast implants, which had been manufactured by French company Poly Implant Prothese.

“The expectation must have been that, if called upon to indemnify Transform,...
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