A man has been sentenced after making exaggerated insurance claims worth more than £240,000.
Aviva paid £2.7bn last year in cash settlements and services to more than 775,000 UK customers claiming on their individual insurance policies.
A court has found that a claimant law firm inflated legal costs by over 75%, in a landmark case brought by Allianz.
Taking risks is in the DNA of many media and technology firms and insurance should be the enabler that allows them to do this effectively.
Whether through human error or ignorance, companies are exposed to cyber risk through employees and must consider their defences
In November, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers appointed Stephen Hines as its 22nd president in its 25th anniversary year. Post sat down with him to discuss his aims and ambitions for the group.
A man has been sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court after attempting to claim compensation on 13 separate occasions for alleged damage caused to his car.
As the industry awaits news of the Civil Liability Bill, Brett Dixon, president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, argues the courts are not the place for injured people flying solo.
Nine members of an organised ‘crash for cash’ scheme have been convicted following a motor fraud case brought forward by insurer LV and law firm DWF.
While all eyes are trained on the meteoric rise of Lemonade in the US, another insurtech player is causing widespread disruption in the East.
Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber talks about the expansion plans of the US-based start-up that uses artificial intelligence to validate claims and donates profits to charities.
Insurers want to keep their competitive advantage but should share their expertise to combat fraud, says Lior Koskas, managing director of Digilog UK.
The Civil Litigation Bill going through the Scottish Parliament could have a huge impact on personal injury claims, explains Kate Donachie, associate at Brodies.
A man who “grossly exaggerated” his burglary claim to insurers to the tune of £40,000 has been handed a nine month suspended sentence.
Two ex-Go Compare senior heads have put together an insurance industry networking platform, No Office Walls, that will aim to tackle fraud through increased communication.
Home insurance premiums are soaring as rising inflation increases the cost of claims while fraud escalates, according to research findings.
A champion cage fighter has been ordered to pay court costs back to Aviva after his whiplash claim was ruled to be fundamentally dishonest.
Detective chief inspector Andrew Fyfe has been appointed as the new head of the City of London’s Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department.
The fixed-cost regime proposed for noise-induced hearing loss claims is like music to insurers’ ears, although it comes way after the hubbub
This week I attended a briefing on hostage negotiation skills organised by an underwriting association and a wine tasting hosted by a rehabilitation provider.
An insurance industry working group will begin to explore how behavioural science can be used to tackle insurance fraud.
A former underwriter has been sentenced to 15 months in prison suspended for two years after pleading guilty to numerous false insurance claims.
Insurers must de-silo their underwriting and claims departments if they are to effectively tackle fraud, an audience heard.
Insurers have a responsibility to their stakeholders to employ technology in the fight against fraud, an audience heard.