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Escape of Oil – Claim case studies

The purpose of this paper is to share case studies of two escape of oil claims and to draw out lessons learnt for the benefit of CILA members.

Decisions around emergency works, mitigation measures and methods of remediation are discussed, along with policy cover considerations. The writers also explore the potential for third party claims, the case of Rylands v Fletcher, environmental protection legislation and interaction with the Environment Agency.

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Author: James Parsons, Paul Redington