As the whiplash reforms the government is consulting on will increase the number of litigants in person, insurers need to arrange for dedicated staff to handle cases involving LIPs.
'Litigants in person' are an increasing presence in the litigation landscape. Recent government statistics revealed only 34% of family cases had neither side represented. The interim report of Lord Justice...
Paul Jardine has been named CEO of XL Catlin and Catlin Insurance Company UK syndicate, succeeding Andrew McMellin.
Venture Insurance has purchased Poole Martin which will see the company placing premiums of £13m per year.
There has been a 13% reduction in the amount of insurance fraud reported by the industry, according to government statistics.
The Association of British insurers has lost an appeal to government on the judicial review on changes to the discount rate for personal injury damages.