Hundreds of thousands of policyholders, who until now have been left uncompensated for pandemic losses, may be due payouts, following a Commercial Court judgment on ‘at-the-premises’ disease clauses.
Dominic Clayden, CEO of the Motor Insurers’ Bureau, said a resolution on mixed injuries needs to be found quickly, no matter the outcome.
View from the top: Direct Line Group’s Steve Williams on how EVs could change the insurance industry landscape
Steven Williams, head of EV strategy at Direct Line Group, shares his views on how the electrification of the automotive industry could change the insurance landscape and what challenges lies ahead as we move towards the government’s 2030 ban on new…
A self-confessed ‘claims nerd’, former chief product officer Thomas Hauschild took over as CEO of claims automation insurtech Omnius in February. He talks to Jonathan Swift about taming the legacy systems ‘animal’, and finding shortcuts to get the best…
Insurance Post can reveal that Carpenters Group has taken on Slater and Gordon's OIC portal account, including all staff, with sources claiming that no fee was paid.
Italian MGA Wallife has identified a big protection gap in the UK insurance market and has launched its digital identity solution to protect consumers.
HF and Hastings Direct have beaten a claimant solicitor’s attempt to inflate claim values by up to £50,000.
Sharna Thomson, head of customer claims at Zurich UK, considers how the FCA's Consumer Duty requires insurers and brokers to make sure their third-party partners adhere to the new rules too.
The Court of Appeal has granted permission for the Association of British Insurers to appeal the decision of the first two cases of mixed-injury claims involving both whiplash and non-whiplash injuries, Insurance Post can reveal.
Insurance legal firm Plexus Law has filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators as a result of investors withdrawing funding from the business.
Six years on from the deaths of 72 people in the Grenfell Tower fire in London, Insurance Post can reveal the industry’s scheme to reduce the cost and risk of living in multi-storey buildings will go live this summer.
A Barnsley motorist’s fraudulent claim for £15,000 has been thrown out after a Facebook photo proved he knew the “independent” witness to his accident.
Questions on aggregation and furlough that could alter the size of Covid business interruption payouts by tens or hundreds of millions of pounds are set to be revisited by the Court of Appeal later this year.
Data Analysis: The cost-of-living crisis is causing cash-strapped drivers to cut back on motor insurance cover, a survey by Axa reveals.
In his first interview since joining the Motor Insurers’ Bureau as chief services officer, and two years after the introduction of the Official Injury Claims portal, James Dalton chats to Pamela Kokoszka about how he is taking on the challenge to remove…
Today marks two years since the Official Injury Claims portal was launched. Industry experts react to the progress the portal has seen, teething troubles it has overcome, and what is still in need of work.
The deadline for the 2023 Claims & Fraud Awards is just days away if you want to be in the running to win one of these prestigious prizes [5pm on 2 June].
Pizza Express’s hopes of winning a payout in the tens of millions for Covid 19-related business interruption losses have been dashed by a High Court judgment.
An insurance fraudster who tried to claim £54,000 for 40 years’ worth of gardening was found fundamentally dishonest by a judge and added to the insurance fraud register.
Admiral has teamed up with car manufacturer Ford and telematics provider Redtail Telematics to produce one of the UK’s first connected telematics motor insurance products.
The global cyber insurance market is forecast to grow from $16.7bn (£13.4bn) in direct written premiums in 2022 to $33.4bn in 2027, according to Global Data.
Data analysis: Government data on domestic appliance accidents shows the devices most likely to result in a home insurance claim.
Ten months after the merger with BLM went live, Pam Kokoszka speaks to Clyde & Co’s Natalie Griffin, Chris Murray and Matthew Harrington about how it is going, and plans moving forward.
While property and motor claims’ post-Covid difficulties have begun to ease, the latter in particular are still presenting challenges to insurers, according to Zurich UK chief claims officer James Nicholson.