Contract of Carriage
06 July 2017
Damage to cargo while in transit can cause disputes between shippers and carriers, with significant losses often having to be picked up by insurers. When claims occur, the “bill of lading” (BL) is routinely relied on as evidence of the contract of carriage.
However, are these bills the only documents on which to rely when settling a claim, especially when a good portion are not properly prepared and are not, in fact, a contract of carriage in entirety?
Read more in Canadian Underwriter by Shubham Gupta, CTA Toronto.