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…
There is something rather strange happening in the debate around the whiplash reforms. For all the sound and fury across the entrenched battle lines with which we are all familiar, there does appear to be a consensus forming across the divide.
The late Sir Michael Ogden might be chuckling somewhere at the recent discount rate events.
Personal injury firm Minster Law will close its York office and offer the approximately 300 affected staff positions in Wakefield, although some site-specific roles will no longer be required.
In the end, the whiplash reform moved remarkably quickly. After 12 months of deliberating, we only had six weeks of consultation, followed by seven weeks of considering what to do. The tangible result was the compiling of seven hurriedly drafted clauses…
The trial against former Autofocus employees for contempt of court continued today at the Royal Courts of Justice.
With advances in robotics and artificial intelligence taking hold of the medical industry, do the benefits of robot-assisted surgery outweigh the risks - especially for insurers?
Abuse claims are prevalent in the media, with allegations of abuse continuing to emerge against football clubs and the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse holding its first public hearings, examining the cases of British children sent to…
The government has said that it will “progress urgently” a consultation on the Ogden discount rate and “carefully consider” all the evidence submitted following today’s meeting between insurers and the Treasury.