As Her Majesty the Queen delivered her all-important speech to open parliament, insurers had a lot to think about.
A negative discount rate can have negative consequences for claimants, writes Andrew Parker, head of strategic litigation at DAC Beachcroft.
Claimant personal injury solicitors expect the discount rate to move back up as a result of the government’s consultation.
The Wanna Cry ransomware attack is going to bring into light cyber wordings and terrorism exclusions, explains Hermes Marangos, partner at Signature Litigation.
Watchstone is being forced to fight off a £600m civil case from law firm Slater and Gordon, over allegations of fraud.
A no-win-no-fee law firm has unveiled a £1m rebrand and a move away from the “aggressive” advertising associated with the sector.
Do delegated authorities represent a short-term solution that is creating long-term problems? Jeremy Irving, partner at DWF, discusses.
Covea notched up two team wins and NFU Mutual chief claims manager Matthew Scott (above) took home the Achievement Award at the Post Claims Awards last night at the Sheraton Park Lane, London.
A judge today found seven former Autofocus employees guilty of doctoring credit hire rate evidence to defend insurers in court.
The Supreme Court ruling in AIG has clarified the conditions under which claims can be aggregated, allowing insurers to reduce their exposure, but future cases will remain highly fact-sensitive
Horwich Farrelly has unveiled plans to shut its claimant legal arm, with the 42 staff impacted expected to be redeployed elsewhere in the business.
Kennedys will be merging with US insurance law firm Carroll McNulty & Kull to create a global insurance practice.
Very few insurers effectively and proactively manage the relationship and performance of their panel law firms says Caroline O’Grady, partner at Coote O’Grady.
The Supreme Court judgment in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board opens a new avenue for claims against professionals, explains Alisdair Matheson, partner at Brodies.
Swiss Re has established a regional legal entity in Singapore for its reinsurance business unit in order to strengthen its "commitment to Asia".
The volume of noise-induced hearing loss claims has increased threefold since 2013, figures show.
David Nayler took the chair of British Insurance Law Association in October last year, a body whose membership derives from brokers, insurers and legal firms. He has worked at Aon for 11 years, most recently as head of financial and professional, legal…
The Insurance Fraud Bureau has opened up its membership to insurance solicitors, investigators, loss adjusters and third party administrators.
The global risk landscape is currently dominated by environmental upheavals caused by climate change. The resulting catastrophes are of concern to people in general and insurers, in particular, tasked as they are with underwriting and managing ever…
The legal landscape around the insurance industry and the claims sector is approaching a period of unprecedented change.
It has been a week of highs and lows in our household. My son went on his first Cub sleepover and earned the honour of becoming a Sixer. I, meanwhile, returned to the X-ray machine.
Law firms are seeing a ‘dramatic’ fall in business as a result of changes to the way the insurers they support operate.
In the often challenging world of solicitors' professional indemnity insurance, the conveyancing field has long held a high-risk reputation due to its propensity for claims generation. Now a new lawsuit has hit the headlines, with the controversial…
As automated vehicles take to the roads, the government is likely to focus on one motor insurer as the first port of call for any third-party claim to simplify the claims process. However, that will not preclude other proceedings based on product…