Personal injury law firms face a “bleak future” unless they bear down on their fixed costs ahead of reforms set to come into force next year, Minster Law CEO Shirley Woolham has warned.
In a week that was dominated by personal injury fracas, the revelation that Thomas Cook self-insured against all but the “very largest” PI claims may well take the cake for biggest botch up.
Exclusive: The Ministry of Justice has defended itself over a "loophole" in whiplash legislation that lawyers and trade bodies argue could leave the majority of children injured in road traffic accidents without access to compensation or representation.
Insurtech Lemonade is fighting an injunction by T Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom over use of the colour magenta.
Analysis: What does the result of the Ardonagh and Gallagher court battle mean for broker recruitment practices?
After all but one of Gallagher's claims against Ardonagh subsidiaries and two former Alesco employees were thrown out by a judge last week, employment experts suggest there could be changes in how brokers approach recruitment.
The staff poaching lawsuit between Gallagher and Ardonagh wrapped up in court on Friday, as the judge threw out all but one of Gallagher’s claims. It serves as a timely reminder of the ultimate costs of litigation, which are not always financial.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
Claims made by Gallagher that Ardonagh had unlawfully poached staff and business from one of its subsidiaries in 2017 were this morning dismissed by a High Court judge.
"Outlier" credit hire companies have left insurers increasingly dealing with claims in excess of £100,000, lawyers have cautioned.
Watchstone and Slater & Gordon have reached a settlement over the historic sale of Watchstone’s professional services division.
Insurance fraudster Pascal Blasio has been found guilty of causing an explosion at his shop that injured 81 people and damaged or destroyed 63 buildings.
Watchstone has agreed a confidential “full and final” settlement with its former CEO and chairman Rob Terry and others, ending High Court proceedings.
The Association of British Insurers and Ecclesiastical are among four organisations granted core participant status in an investigation into accountability and reparations in non-recent child sexual abuse cases.
Land developers face an increased risk of public contract award cancellations, following a court judgement last year that struck down a contract between a developer and West Berkshire council.
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.
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.
Matthew Kelsall is set to take over as CEO of Clyde & Co when Peter Hasson steps down at the end of this year.
Activist investor CIAM has blasted Scor's strategy as "without significant intrinsic value creation" in a letter to the resinsurer's lead director, following reports in the French media on its collapsed merger talks with Covéa.
Insurers have welcomed the “thoroughness” of a report published by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse and have committed to working with it on its recommendations.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse yesterday released its report on its Accountability and Reparations investigation, in which it lay down a number of recommendations it believes insurers need to follow to fix the system. David Nichols,…
Child abuse inquiry slams ‘hostile, baffling, frustrating and futile’ claims process as it pushes for insurer action
Setting up a register of public liability policies, revising damages and ensuring there is a claims code of practice are among a number of recommendations the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has made in a report published today.
Newly appointed managing director for UK & Ireland Steven Wallace discusses expansion plans, consolidation within the market and Brexit
#MeToo is becoming a “significant” industry issue as harassment and discrimination claims rise, while in some countries the surge means claims are moving outside of traditional employment practices liability insurance, lawyers have warned.
At the Monte Carlo annual rendezvous this week, Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said the corporation was ready to “hang” perpetrators of bad behaviour after its culture survey revealed some “sobering” results.