Peggy Sharon

Peggy Sharon Senior Partner

Practice Areas: Head of the litigation department, involved in major coverage litigation in various insurance disputes, including Professional Liability claims, D&O claims, Multijurisdictional Disputes, Reinsurance, Class Actions, JB Policies and Aviation. Peggy has been involved in major coverage litigation handled by the firm in various insurance disputes. Peggy has brought about the creation of several important Supreme Court precedents, on Double Insurance, Physical Damage in Third Party Liability Insurance, and Enforcement of Foreign Judgement.
Degree: LL.B
Education: A graduate (Summa Cum Laude) of the Tel Aviv University (LL.B) and assistant lecturer on Contracts Law and on Jurisprudence for six years.
Membership: The Israeli Bar Association; the Presidential Council of  AIDA as Vice President; The AIDA Europe Council; The Board of Governors of the International  Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (IAJLJ)
Lectures: The Israeli chapters in books of comparative reviews: "International Execution Against Judgement Debtors ",  by Sweet & Maxwell; "Enforcement of Foreign Judgements", Kluwer, "International Franchising", Walters Kluwer Law International, World Class Action, Baker Law. Lectures to insurance companies in Israel, to lawyers in seminars of the Bar Association and in the Tel Aviv University on Insurance Law.
Languages: Hebrew, English
Email: peggysh@levitansharon.co.il

When are technical malfunctions considered special circumstances?

Introduction: In a recent judgement handed down by the Beit Shean Small Claims Court, the Court declined a claim for compensation as a result of flight cancellation under the Aviation Services Law (Compensation and Assistance due to cancellation of flight or change in its condition) – 2012, due to a technical malfunction[1]. The Facts: Plaintiff

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

Where the Damage occurred in Israel by a Product manufactured abroad

The Manufacturer may be Summoned to Legal Proceedings in Israel The Global World of Commerce which enables orders through the Internet creates a situation where the manufacturer of the product does not always know the destination of his product. In addition, a machine that was originally purchased by a plant  in Arizona, may find its

By |January 20th, 2019|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

How will a Fraudulent Claim by the Insured affect the Third Party’s Right for Insurance Benefits?

In RCA 1219/18 Shay Peretz v. (1) Shlomo Insurance Company (2) Ron Zohar (18 June 2018), the Supreme Court dealt with the issue of whether Article 25 of the Insurance Contract Law, 1981 which discharges the Insurer in case the Insured or the beneficiary submitted a fraudulent claim, applies also to the third party's direct

By |August 6th, 2018|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

Failure by Insured to Implement Measures for Mitigation of Risk – Dismissal of Insurance Claim

Peggy Sharon, Adv. & Alon Katz, Adv. Introduction: Prior the Insurance Contract Law (1981) (also: "the law") failure to take protective measures could lead to a complete loss of benefits. Since then, most court rulings have applied Article 21 of the law, which provides that if the insured fails to take measures for mitigation of

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Is a Flooding of Groundwater a Foreseen Event in a Construction Policy?

C.A 8776/15 Ayalon Insurance Company Ltd v. Malibu Construction Company (December 2017). Background In 2006, the Malibu Construction Company (hereinafter - "the contractor") won a tender for the construction of an underground passage under the railway tracks in Akko.  Attached to the tender there was a professional opinion of a soil engineer stating that groundwater

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

NON-ADMITTED INSURER

SUBROGATION CLAIM ONLY IN THE NAME OF THE INSURED  Peggy Sharon, Adv.   On 23 January 2017 the Supreme Court dealt with the question of whether a non-admitted insurer is entitled to file a subrogation claim in Israel in its own name and answered the question in the negative (C.A. 8044/15). The Court upheld the

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

Interpretation of “Cancelled Flight” according to the Aviation Services Law

Adv. Peggy Sharon     Adv. Keren Marco Introduction: The Aviation Services Law (Compensation and Assistance for Flight Cancellation or Change of Conditions), 2012 (ASL), defines a "cancelled flight" as: “Any one of the following, however, a change to the flight number will not be deemed to be a flight which has been cancelled:  A flight which

By |December 25th, 2017|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

What is considered “accident” under the Convention?

Adv. Peggy Sharon and Adv. Keren Marco Introduction In February 2017, the Tel Aviv Magistrates Court declined a passengers' monetary claim for bodily injury damages after it reached the conclusion that the occurrence which was the subject matter of the clam is not considered as “accident” as required by the Convention.[1] The Claim Plaintiff, a

By |December 25th, 2017|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

Is a Flooding of Groundwater a Foreseen Event in a Construction Policy?

Peggy Sharon, Adv. C.A 8776/15 Ayalon Insurance Company Ltd v. Malibu Construction Company (December 2017). Background In 2006, the Malibu Construction Company (hereinafter - "the contractor") won a tender for the construction of an underground passage under the railway tracks in Akko.  Attached to the tender there was a professional opinion of a soil engineer

By |December 14th, 2017|Categories: Aviation - Insurance|Tags: |

The Israeli Court declined a JB Claim accepting the Argument of Fraud

Adv. Peggy Sharon, Adv. Sharon Shefer and Adv. Karin Barel October 2017 On 25th September 2017, the Central District Court (Judge Kinar) declined a Claim filed by Plaintiffs: Eran Polack (hereinafter: Polack) and several companies controlled by Polack against Insurers: Menorah Mivtachim Insurance Company, after Menorah, represented by Levitan, Sharon (P. Sharon, S. Shefer, K.

The Compensation for Loss of Earnings in the “Lost Year

By |January 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |