Inordinate and Inexcusable Delay – Playing With Fire

The case of Mrs Razia Sultana formerly trading as IRUMS TAILORING against General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corporation plc [2016] SC EDIN 40 serves as a timely reminder that inordinate and inexcusable delay in progressing a court action can result in the action being dismissed. A fire occurred at the Pursuer’s premises on 10th March 1996. A court action was raised by the Pursuer against her Insurers in or around September 1998 for indemnification of losses incurred as a … Continued