British drivers who have a car accident in the European Union can currently seek redress through UK courts but Brexit could change that. Mark Hemsted, partner at Clyde & Co, lists the points to keep an eye on.
This week, as Theresa May reshuffled her cabinet, the insurance industry underwent its own shake-up.
As the Justice Select Committee prepares to hear oral evidence about the government's personal injury proposals, Carpenters director Donna Scully bemoans the unrepresentative makeup of those giving evidence at a time when those in power need to be held…
The recent introduction of compulsory insurance requirements for Italian law firms is yet another milestone for the country’s rapidly growing professional indemnity insurance market, explains Massimiliano Colombo, regional underwriting manager at QBE…
The on-demand, sharing and digital sectors - often called Economy 4.0 - bring new risks and challenges for the insurance industry.
As the number of harassment claims increases, insurers should consider whether they're best covered under general liability policies or specialist employment policies, recommends Joe McManus, partner at Kennedys.
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.
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.
Now the Supreme Court has ruled employment tribunal fees are unlawful, insurers are expecting a flow – but not a flood – of claims
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.
Christmas parties can result in claims against employers. Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs at BLM, examines a recent case.
I felt very smug when my daughter tried on her first pair of slipper socks: she liked them! That meant I wouldn’t need to argue with her to keep her little feet warm – and she wouldn’t risk slipping on wooden floors. What I hadn’t foreseen though was…
Artificial intelligence is taking over mundane legal functions but is not killing off lawyers, says Shirley Woolham, chief operating officer at Minster Law.
Ulrich Schaller, portfolio manager, financial & specialty markets, at QBE Insurance (Europe), explains the specificities of the German D&O market.
The Civil Litigation Bill going through the Scottish Parliament could have a huge impact on personal injury claims, explains Kate Donachie, associate at Brodies.
Global law firm Clyde & Co has entered into an association with Malaysian firm Shaikh David & Co.
The leading lights of underwriting gathered last night at Post’s annual Underwriting Service Awards. The winners are below:
The fixed-cost regime proposed for noise-induced hearing loss claims is like music to insurers’ ears, although it comes way after the hubbub
Automated processes are feted to be the future of claims handling, but taking the process out of human hands is far from straightforward, as Ed Lewis, partner at Weightmans, explains.
BLM partners Jennette Newman and Julian Smart explain how macroeconomic trends can be analysed to predict insurance claims.
After spending the past year hiving up a dozen entities under the Pen Underwriting roof, CEO Jon Turner talks to Will Kirkman about the managing general agent’s drive to be a ‘virtual insurer’ with the firepower to invest in data analytics and new…
Fast food and parcel deliveries by drones seemed a fantasy just a couple of years ago but it is now close to reality. Wherever you look, they are in the air. They are being flown by leisure users, the French police, UK lifeboats, Indian railways, oil rig…
European political instability and financial regulations are pushing demand for trade credit cover, especially from banks that are keen on optimising their capital.
Kennedys partner Rachel Moore analyses the liability shift autonomous vehicles are operating in motor insurance.