The heatwave that engulfed the UK in July led to a 62% increase in fire claims, according to a loss adjuster firm.
Insurers should brace themselves for higher subsidence claims volumes, explains Sne Patel, head of subsidence at Crawford & Company.
Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.
After working with the European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts for a number of years, Malcolm Hyde has taken on board the role as president.
Ryan Field is a loss assessor and found being thrown into a surge situation challenging but good experience
Claims has not received as much attention as many front-end processes when it comes to investment, even though it is the moment of truth on which long-term policyholder loyalty can be built
Hot dry harvest conditions are bringing risk management and insurance to the fore, writes Angus Stevens, client account director, Crawford & Company.
Aviation claims costs are rising, fuelled by expensive technology repairs, explains John Bayley, regional director for Europe and Russia at McLarens Aviation.
Who won what at the 2018 Post Claims Awards held last night at the Royal Garden Hotel?
Exclusive: Three independent loss adjusters will eventually merge under a single brand in order to better face off against a wave of consolidation in the market.
Tree root liability claims are complex and lengthy but, handled properly, their costs can be contained, explains Jeremy Carpenter, tree root liability specialist at Questgates.
Almost two years since it was acquired by Charles Taylor, Jonathan Swift spoke to Cega's CEO Alistair Hardie about what the deal has meant for the global assistance, travel risk and claims management services provider.
Fiona Simpson is a senior adjuster for Cunningham Lindsey. She started at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty after studying insurance law and has since worked her way up the adjusting ladder.
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.