Travel sickness claims have soared as legal firms push holidaymakers into making spurious claims, a Post event heard.
The first Claims Club 2017 focused very much on the changing face of insurance through the lens of a number of insurtech entrepreneurs.
In the first weeks of 2017 two stories have really caught the imagination of the insurance claims community.
The final Claims Club meeting of 2016 considered the virtual and surreal worlds facing the motorist today and the opportunities, risks and risk management issues of maturing telematics technology.
The Ministry of Justice has published a revised set of "qualifying criteria" which applies to MROs that are registered on the Medco system.
Artificial intelligence could be used to make the claims process more efficient as robots are said to be able to complete tasks quicker and without errors.
A new law aggregator could bring innovation to the insurance sector by allowing customers to shop around for legal services.
A new aggregator offering legal services - including public injury and road traffic accident options - is poised to launch next week with its boss boasting that Law Superstore could hail a new era of transparency in the sector.
Following the UK electorate’s vote to leave the European Union, there has been a lot of crystal ball gazing as to what it might mean for the insurance industry.
RSA group claims director Bill Paton was last night acclaimed as the achievement award winner at the Post Claims Awards.
Trying to connect storms Desmond, Eva & Frank to a Slovenian tractor accident and to motor damage claims between two UK insurers beginning with the letter ‘A' sounds more or less impossible.
Aviva claims head points to resistance from “two major players” as subrogation portal targets 70% take up by 2017
Aviva hopes to have two fifths of the UK motor insurance market signed up to use the subrogation portal it launched last year by the summer - and 60-70% by the end of the year.
A senior executive from the Motor Insurers’ Bureau has offered the UK insurance market hope that the European Commission will review its response to the Vnuk ruling as it comes to understand the level of unintended consequences the decision might have…
FCA SME claims review “sharpened” focus, but was not a major factor in industry response during 2015/16 floods
The insurance industry’s response to the winter flood in terms of SME commercial claims would have been hailed a success, even without the Financial Conduct Authority’s 2015 thematic review into this area.
The Motor Insurers' Bureau has recruited a former West Midlands Police Inspector to liaise with the UK's 45 police forces.
With Flood Re finally launching today (4 April) after securing regulatory approval - in blockbuster movie style with moments to spare - attention will once again turn to the commercial policyholders who are, for now, excluded.
There has been a 9% fall in the total number of convictions for driving without insurance among men holding full driving licences, according to a Freedom of Information request made by the RAC to the DVLA.
The Claims Awards shortlist is out today.
The Solicitors Regulatory Authority will conduct a review into the issues and concerns raised by the Insurance Fraud Taskforce Report earlier in the year.
Claims Club: IFB will move to GWP levy in 2017 and broaden stakeholders to include aggregators and affiliates
The Insurance Fraud Bureau will move to a gross written premium levy from 2017 after undertaking a 2015 consultation of five key principles including its funding model.
Insurers have been urged to prepare a late payment strategy now, after an insurance barrister warned the late payment clause, due to be introduced with the Enterprise Bill, will add additional pressures in suspected fraud cases.
Driven by global events and new economic dynamics, the risks of property damage claims are rising dramatically.
Post caught up with a quartet of previous winners of the Rising Star at the Claims Awards to see what winning the trophy meant to them, how their careers have progressed since, how they think claims is viewed by the wider insurance fraternity and what…
The word “landmark” seems to be an over-used one when it comes to legal judgements.