A High Court judge has ruled that insurers do not need to cover the cost of an alleged pirate attack on an oil tanker because the ship’s owner was responsible for the incident.
Adoption of autonomous vehicles could wipe 60% off motor premiums, lawyers have said.
Following a line of cyber-related regulatory developments, Lloyd's has announced it is mandating that “all non-affirmative policies provide clarity regarding cyber coverage by either excluding or providing affirmative coverage". But according to Barnaby…
The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
Extending Fixed Recoverable Costs could lead to claimants playing the system, lawyers warn.
Exclusive: Motor insurance policyholders could see their premiums increase as a result of a six year landmark case against Motor Insurers’ Bureau.
In anticipation of the new discount rate announcement, expected by 5 August 2019, many insurers have already started to price and reserve at 0%
McLarens has appointed David Pigot to the newly created role of director of London Markets and global head of specialty.
Verity Ross, motor claims handler for Zurich has been crowned winner of the Claims Apprentice 2019. Hiriyti Bairu caught up with her to discuss how she met the challenge, what the experience has taught her now and moving forward in her career.
Team Discovery and Team Fortitudo are no more.
With Discovery taking a two-one advantage following the Talent Recruitment challenge, the apprentices now move onto their fourth and final task in their respective teams.
With Team Discovery levelling the scores after the diversity and inclusion challenge last week, the apprentices now move onto their third task.
Supreme Court has ruled against Axa in a landmark dispute between a property damage insurer and a motor insurer over £2m fire claim.
With Team Fortitudo emerging successful after the Debate challenge last week, the apprentices now move onto their second task.
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
After 30 interviews involving rising insurance stars from up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2019 Claims Apprentice.
In 2018, household names such as British Airways, Marriott Hotels and Facebook faced the potentially devastating consequences of large-scale data breaches. However, the threat may be bigger for SME’s, as smaller businesses lack the same resources to…
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. But SMEs need to evolve as newer risks such as cyber attacks and data protection – along with the raft of uncertainties around Brexit…
The road to reform on the personal injury discount rate has been long and winding but Deborah Newberry, head of corporate and public affairs at global law firm Kennedys, suggests with the strict timetable in the law there is a light at the end of this…
Lawyers have welcomed a ruling by the Supreme Court in favour of a law firm, after a claimant argued he had lost out on his chance for more compensation due to his solicitor’s negligence.
After short-listing 30 talented candidates for interview, we can finally reveal the six successful claims professionals that have been selected for the first series of Claims Apprentice.
Insurers face 'significant' travel claims as Gatwick drones event declared extraordinary circumstance by CAA
Passengers whose flights were cancelled or delayed as a result of the disruption at Gatwick Airport may not be eligible for compensation by airlines so travel insurance claims are expected.
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.