This week the UK has been focused on court cases and Inquiries.
The 'Beast from the East' has killed sheep, stopped milk collections and destroyed farm buildings. Graham Plaister, loss adjuster at Agrical, describes the tempest of claims blowing through the sector.
Well-publicised gains in Charles Taylor’s loss adjusting and insurtech arms saw revenues jump 25% in 2017 but failed to push the insurance services provider to profit.
The 'Beast from the East' and storm Emma have caused a surge in escape of water claims, notes Clive Nicholls, UK and Ireland CEO of Crawford & Company, urging the insurance industry to unite to promote preventative measures.
Liability insurance heavyweight Stephen Fitzgerald passed away yesterday after a long battle against cancer.
Many opportunities are missed to make properties flood-resilient instead of just repairing them, write Dr Jessica Lamond and Dr Rotimi Joseph, respectively associate professor and visiting fellow at the University of the West of England Bristol. They…
Insurers want to tackle the rising costs of escape of water claims but not enough are investigated to detect fraud or identify third-party liability, argues John Gow, operations manager and senior investigator, IFIC Forensics.
Loss adjusters working for multi-national insurers in Europe must challenge them on their Brexit preparations, said Paul May, director of the International Association of Adjusting Federations.
Global loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey has promoted Singapore CEO Robert Williams.
Loss adjuster Woodgate and Clark has been fined £50,000 for unlawfully disclosing personal data.
Water resilience can reduce the trauma and cost of restoring a flooded property, writes Roy Shevlin, building consultancy services director at Cunningham Lindsey.
Technology can’t influence the weather but can change its outcomes during surge, explains Claims Consortium’s operations director Connie Beasley.
In the two years since Post last conducted its loss adjusting survey, consolidation has changed the market considerably. Content director Jonathan Swift takes a closer look.
As Post reviews the loss adjusting section in its biennial rankings, Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, explains that the continued professionalism of loss adjusters keeps them centre of the claims market.
Manjit Takhtar, finance director and interim CEO of Charles Taylor Insurance Services, talks about hurricane claims and the role of the business in incubating maanging general agents.
Scor estimates the cost of the Harvey, Irma and Maria hurricanes and the mexico earthquakes at €430m.
Crawford adjusters are continuing to assess the devastation brought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Sint Maarten. Director Tim Cramer-Todd and vice-president Rob Kleinveld, who just came back from the Caribbean, recount what they saw on the ground.
The chief operating officer of Co-op Insurance has called on the insurance industry to collaborate better during major flood events.
There was some good news and some bad news this week for the insurance industry.
Global loss adjuster Crawford has given Mike Campbell-Pitt an elevated role in Asia.
Global loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey has hired in New South Wales and made a senior promotion in Dubai.
Inland flooding, hurricane winds, and life-threatening storm surge poses a severe risk from Hurricane Harvey, according to catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide.
Questgates has agreed to acquire a majority interest in London-based Hyperion Adjusters.
Colin Ganson has been appointed to the board of Questgates after taking part in the restructure and reorganisation of the firm’s property division.