Facing the blame

Despite the fact that the Corporate Manslaughter Act (CMA) has attracted plenty of publicity and warnings from both the industry and other sectors, you would be forgiven for regarding it as just another piece of legislation. Fundamentally, the new law will not have an immediate and spectacular effect on the insurance industry, as the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) register shows that there were only 11 cases brought involving a fatality during or after 2006, one of which was in 2007.


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