Travelers Seeks To Block Access To PIP Litigation Docs

Law360, London (May 26, 2021, 5:28 PM BST) -- Travelers Insurance should be allowed to prevent a law firm accusing the insurer's former lawyers of negligence from having access to documents stemming from long-running litigation over defective breast implants, its attorneys told a London appeals court on Wednesday.

The U.S. insurance company urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a July order handed down by Deputy High Court Judge Andrew Hochhauser, which required its former law firm, BLM, to hand over information that the insurer says is subject to privilege.

Ben Lynch QC, counsel for Travelers Insurance Company Ltd., said his client has a "fundamental right" to refuse to disclose...

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