No-one could have anticipated that Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States would lead to an increase in employment litigation in India, but that is precisely what has happened.
Surgeon Ian Paterson went to prison in May for carrying out unnecessary cancer operations and this case has highlighted gaps in the insurance coverage of medical malpractice
Assistive technology can provide a cost-effective way of helping claimants with catastrophic injuries, explains Malcolm Henké, partner at Horwich Farrelly.
Lobbying is a long game, writes Steve White, chief executive of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, explaining why his trade body is cultivating its connections with both the government and the shadow cabinet.
Thomas Cook has successfully defended against a fraudulent holiday illness claim seeking damages of up to £10,000.
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.
Last month, seven former employees of Autofocus were collectively given prison sentences of more than five years after being found guilty of doctoring hire rate evidence to defend insurers in court against credit hire companies in thousands of cases.
The London Insurance Market is unique not just because of its age and history but also because of the way it is structured and the way it operates. Dr Miriam Goldby, of the British Insurance Law Association, examines the potential legal implications of…
A group of insurance law firms have joined together to create a formal network to share knowledge and delivering legal expertise and service clients across four continents.
As Her Majesty the Queen delivered her all-important speech to open parliament, insurers had a lot to think about.
A negative discount rate can have negative consequences for claimants, writes Andrew Parker, head of strategic litigation at DAC Beachcroft.
Claimant personal injury solicitors expect the discount rate to move back up as a result of the government’s consultation.
The Wanna Cry ransomware attack is going to bring into light cyber wordings and terrorism exclusions, explains Hermes Marangos, partner at Signature Litigation.
Watchstone is being forced to fight off a £600m civil case from law firm Slater and Gordon, over allegations of fraud.
A no-win-no-fee law firm has unveiled a £1m rebrand and a move away from the “aggressive” advertising associated with the sector.
Do delegated authorities represent a short-term solution that is creating long-term problems? Jeremy Irving, partner at DWF, discusses.
Covea notched up two team wins and NFU Mutual chief claims manager Matthew Scott (above) took home the Achievement Award at the Post Claims Awards last night at the Sheraton Park Lane, London.
A judge today found seven former Autofocus employees guilty of doctoring credit hire rate evidence to defend insurers in court.
The delay in whiplash reform should not be wasted, says Simon Stanfield, chair of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society, urging all parties to grasp the opportunity.
The Supreme Court ruling in AIG has clarified the conditions under which claims can be aggregated, allowing insurers to reduce their exposure, but future cases will remain highly fact-sensitive
Horwich Farrelly has unveiled plans to shut its claimant legal arm, with the 42 staff impacted expected to be redeployed elsewhere in the business.
Kennedys will be merging with US insurance law firm Carroll McNulty & Kull to create a global insurance practice.
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.
The Supreme Court judgment in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board opens a new avenue for claims against professionals, explains Alisdair Matheson, partner at Brodies.