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…
The government's whiplash reforms discriminate against legitimate claimants, whose rights need to be protected, argues Simon Stanfield, chair of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society.
Following a meeting with Wefox founder Julian Teicke, Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber has pledged to drop a lawsuit against One Insurance and Wefox if the start-up redesigns some features.
Alan Hayes, chief legal officer of Carpenters Group, argues the delayed whiplash reforms will likely bring unintended consequences.
Cycle insurers have mixed feelings about the European proposal to mandate insurance for electric bikes.
The fifth and final day of proceedings in Rob Terry’s case against Watchstone, formerly known as Quindell, took place yesterday.
Specialist carrier Beazley has launched a professional indemnity consortium large law firms based in the UK.
Exclusive: Former Quindell director Rob Terry appeared in court in an ongoing compensation case he brought against his former company, now renamed Watchstone.
Some success has been achieved against dishonest holiday sickness claims, writes Miles Hepworth, a DWF partner who is part of the joint fraud sector focus team at the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, calling however for more measures against claims farming.
Allowing learner drivers on motorways could increase road safety and reduce motor premiums, writes Alan Inskip, CEO of Tempcover.
Paul Asplin, David Kearns and Sally Jones were sentenced to a total of 15 years for conspiracy to defraud insurer Das.
As professional sportspeople complain about their insufficient cover for career-ending injuries, insurers fear a surge in claims from contact sports
Directors and officers are coming under ever closer scrutiny as pressure is mounting to comply with gender, cyber and environmental requirements, explains Catherina MacCabe, head of the International Management Liability focus group at Beazley.
As Britain is basking in glorious summer, the sun is also shining on the motor insurance market.
Chubb has filed a further lawsuit against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, arguing that it should not have to pay out for his public liability cover as his insurance policies are void.
Insurers will face stricter data rules but these may help them grow the cyber market, write Mark Estafanous and Kate Payne, solicitor and partner at Elborne Mitchell.
The significance of intellectual property risks has not translated into a large demand for IP insurance policies - yet.
Local government insurance has to deal with emerging risks. How is it adapting as competition increases?
The on-demand, sharing and digital sectors - often called Economy 4.0 - bring new risks and challenges for the insurance industry.
The defence has begun to close its arguments in the ongoing trial between Das UK and ex-CEO Paul Asplin and others.
Who won what at the 2018 Post Claims Awards held last night at the Royal Garden Hotel?
Solicitors and their professional indemnity insurers are in effect underwriting the legitimacy of property transactions on a strict liability basis, following a recent court decision analysed by Phil Murrin, partner at DAC Beachcroft.
Lemonade is suing its rival start-up One Insurance, over allegedly plagiarising aspects of the insurer's app.