Paul Asplin, David Kearns and Sally Jones were sentenced to a total of 15 years for conspiracy to defraud insurer Das.
Ex-CEO Asplin has pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy and fraud.
If only online retailers worked in the same way as price comparison sites and insurers.
Discount rate and whiplash reforms are going through parliament. Will the outcome be beneficial to all?
With the NHS facing spiralling costs, reform to clinical negligence claims should not be seen as controversial, says Stephen Hines, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.
Over two decades ago, a quintet sat down to formulate the pre-action protocols for personal injury claims. Post gathered four [Nigel Tomkins, then of Thompsons could not make it] back together to reflect on their influence, lessons learned and the…
Mark Waters, legal expenses underwriter at Lloyd's (re)insurer Antares, on promoting legal expenses cover for Asian businesses.
Allianz will buy European business subsidiaries of legal protection insurance provider Das for €38m (£33.6m).
When a legal expenses insurance claim is declined due to poor prospects of success, brokers can still give the policyholder some help and guidance, explains Jeremy Butler, managing director of Qdos Underwriting.
Now the Supreme Court has ruled employment tribunal fees are unlawful, insurers are expecting a flow – but not a flood – of claims
Earlier this year, brokers were invited to score insurers on their claims handling, grading different classes of business on their performance from excellent to poor. Jonathan Swift examines the results
Brokers, there is still time left to shape the runners and riders for this year’s Underwriting Service Awards.
Lord Justice Jackson has recommended extending fixed recoverable costs for fast-track legal cases and a new fixed cost intermediate track for claims worth up to £100,000.
Very few insurers effectively and proactively manage the relationship and performance of their panel law firms says Caroline O’Grady, partner at Coote O’Grady.
Insurers must fight back against exaggerated and fraudulent personal injury claims in court, the chairman of Ireland’s Personal Injury Commission has said.
DAS UK Group has appointed David Swigciski as head of corporate.
The review into add-ons by the Financial Conduct Authority has pushed legal expenses insurance into the spotlight.
Does a small claim equate to a small risk of fraud detection? How might fraudster behaviours change once the seemingly inescapable raising of the small claims track limit is implemented?
The Independent Loss Adjusters Association will launch a claims review service next Tuesday (10 May) in a move to help cut down on legal costs over disputed claims.
Arc Legal Assistance has strengthened its presence in Northern Ireland with two new legal expense insurance schemes, that combined have more than doubled its book of business in the province.
Arista Insurance has extended its partnership with legal expenses provider Arag for a further three years.
Legal expenses insurers have supported product ratings as an alternative remedy to publishing claims ratio information for add-on products, but only if the ratings are based on detailed and relevant criteria.
Auto Legal Protection Services has suggested broker training and product ratings as alternative remedies to the Financial Conduct Authority's claims ratio conundrum for add-on products.
Legal expenses insurer Arc Legal Assistance has backed a move from the Financial Conduct Authority to consider alternative options to the requirement for insurers to publish claims ratio information for add-on products.