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Shipping & Transport

30 September 2020
Jesper Windahl Court decides whether CMR carrier was grossly negligent for theft of branded champagne during carriage

Denmark - WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently examined a compensation claim for stolen champagne. The customer argued that the carrier should have taken precautions to protect the goods against theft. However, the court decided that the carrier could limit its liability for the theft. The judgment is in line with Danish court practice concerning liability for the theft of high-value and exposed goods.

Author: Jesper Windahl
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