The predicted coronavirus-related economic hit is being compared to the 2008 recession, with financial pressure a driver of insurance fraud.
A year ago the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse released a report slamming the claims process as it stands and making a raft of recommendations. Post investigates the progress made since then.
Businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector have been warned they face “inevitable” employers’ liability claims from employees who contract the coronavirus on the job or are otherwise injured as a result of changes made by businesses post-lockdown.
Enstar-owned Mercantile Indemnity has been ordered to pay out £1.1m after an appeal against a Haringey Council child sexual abuse payout failed. Mercantile appealed a 2019 judgment where RSA was the original insurer after it inherited the claim as part…
Davies has appointed Jeff Chang to the recently created global role of general counsel.
In the 29th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss the prevention, detection and prosecution of insurance fraud at a time of pandemic.
Insurers and credit-hire organisations are working together to mitigate the rising costs of credit hire caused by delays in repair and extended hire issues related to Covid-19.
Binding authority agreements, where managing general agents and other coverholders are authorised to underwrite on behalf of insurers, have been increasingly popular in recent years as insurers seek more diverse routes to premium income. With this…
Davies has appointed James Heath to the newly created role of group chief risk officer.
Barclays' doctor assault victims denied compensation as court clarifies liability for 'independent contractor'
The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Barclays Bank is not liable for the alleged sexual assault of more than 100 patients by a doctor carrying out medicals on the bank’s behalf.
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…
Love is in the air as of course it's Valentines Day. Today couples across the world will celebrate their love for one another with thoughtful gifts like chocolate, flowers and cards. A day that's often symbolised by white swans as they are known to have…
Following Davies' acquisition of Keoghs further consolidation is expected in the claims sector and it could push mid-sized firms out of the picture.
As the January sales draw to an end consumers aren't the only ones with deals on their minds.
Exclusive: Davies Group has acquired law firm Keoghs.
With the Ogden discount rate in Scotland set to remain at minus 0.75%, could insurers in the country start to feel squeezed, and begin to be squeezed out?
Defendant and claimant lawyers testifying in front of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse yesterday agreed that the current system is not working for victims and survivors, but warned clarity is needed on the consequences of altering…
"Outlier" credit hire companies have left insurers increasingly dealing with claims in excess of £100,000, lawyers have cautioned.
Zurich was the big winner at the 2019 Post Insurance Fraud Awards picking up three awards, and a highly commended including top prize in the Investigation of the Year category.
Keoghs has bought Newcastle-based Sintons’ defendant insurance business.
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
Exclusive: There will likely be an uptick in child sexual exploitation cases following a Supreme Court judgment, lawyers have warned.
Keoghs has joined forces with Belfast-based law firm Caldwell Warner to expand its business into Northern Ireland.