Microsoft’s data breach, which saw details of a reported 250 million customers made available online, could leave insureds facing knock-on phishing attempts and the tech giant facing a fine.
The Forum of Insurance Lawyers has expanded the remit of its cyber liabilities sector focus team to include insurers’ and law firms’ use of technology in claims handling, as well as claims law related to cyber cover and digital processing.
As people are increasingly switching to electric vehicles, are insurers taking the opportunity to explore this market?
The Financial Conduct Authority is working to limit charges for claims management companies’ services, but will new regulation actually be a double-edged sword for consumers?
Exclusive: Motor insurance policyholders could see their premiums increase as a result of a six year landmark case against Motor Insurers’ Bureau.
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
The British Airways data breach is the first major case since the General Data Protection Regulation became law. With the firm facing group legal action and the Information Commissioner’s Office testing its teeth for the first time, what might this mean…
A wide-ranging consultation has been launched into the legal reforms surrounding driverless cars.
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.
In six months’ time, claims management companies will fall under the umbrella of the Financial Conduct Authority.
Getting a nasty surprise when the bill arrives is a feeling many of us have experienced. Some insured losses are no different.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s consultation into claims management companies has a gaping hole, warns Kurt Rowe, associate at Weightmans, explaining why it matters for insurers.
Vocal opposition to the Civil Liability Bill is ramping up as MPs prepare to debate it in its second reading.
The Supreme Court ruling in Pimlico Plumbers, granting employment rights to a gig worker, might lead to an increase or a shift in liability claims. But it also opens up a door for new products as gig economy platforms will want to cover their new…
Cyber terrorism is still very much a hypothetical threat but, with governments investing in cyber security to foil attacks, it’s a risk that insurance markets are watching closely
This week I was lucky enough to climb on the top of a lift with one of Allianz’s engineer surveyors and take a trip up and down a building.
Insurance can help mitigate the economic impact of poor mental health in the workplace, but policy design must adapt to meet the challenge, argues Michael Ryley, partner at Weightmans.
Insurers could face millions of pounds worth of professional indemnity claims arising from negligent financial advice given to those transferring out of the British Steel Pensions Scheme last year.
Exclusive: The chair of the Justice Select Committee earns £15,000 a year from a law practice with a significant personal injury insurance practice.
Kieran Jones, head of insurance and partner at Weightmans, explains how insurers may continue to write business in the European Economic Area after Brexit.
Connected devices can help underwrite and mitigate household risks, but they also open the door to cyber vulnerabilities.
The fixed-cost regime proposed for noise-induced hearing loss claims is like music to insurers’ ears, although it comes way after the hubbub
Automated processes are feted to be the future of claims handling, but taking the process out of human hands is far from straightforward, as Ed Lewis, partner at Weightmans, explains.
A fraudster has been sentenced to four months in prison after he admitted to submitting a false claims against Doncaster MBC.