Legal expenses insurers saw at least double-digit increases in call volumes as the government moved to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus by locking down the UK. Providers rose to the challenge and believe they are well placed to meet any further…
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Arag has posted a 14.7% rise in turnover to £14.1m for the year to 31 December 2019.
Gross written premiums at Das Legal Expenses Insurance dropped from £117.9m in 2018 to £114.8m last year according to the firm’s 2019 Solvency and Financial Condition Report which also revealed a £3.7m “recovery” from its involvement in a private…
Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings has reported a 180% rise in pre-tax profit from continuing operations to £40.1m for the year ended 31 December 2019.
Legal expenses insurer Arc Legal is aiming to capitalise on developments around whiplash reforms and fixed recoverable costs in commercial disputes, following the integration of fellow Amtrust subsidiary Composite Legal Expenses.
Former UK General CEO Karen Beales has been appointed managing director of Financial & Legal Insurance, replacing Mike Timmons who has stepped down.
The Civil Liability Act has created some unintended circumstances and Minster Law's CEO Shirley Woolham asks how legal expenses insurance can help in the post-reform world.
Exclusive: Tesco has notified the Ageas UK board that it is likely to end its decade long home and motor insurance relationship next year, Post understands.
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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.