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…
Emerging risks as well as new and upcoming regulations are driving the growth of the Turkish insurance market, explain Pelin Paysal and Ilgaz Önder, partner and associate at Gün and Partners.
Insurers could face millions of pounds worth of professional indemnity claims arising from negligent financial advice given to those transferring out of the British Steel Pensions Scheme last year.
Hiscox has been found not guilty of breaching the Data Protection Act in a court case brought against it by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Kanye West has settled his lawsuit against Lloyd's of London syndicates.
Keoghs has completed its acquisition of Hill Dickinson’s general insurance business.
While the US has led the consumer rights crusade against defective products, other countries are becoming increasingly protective, writes Lei Yu, managing director, Marsh Hong Kong and Macau.
I started this year in style watching the fireworks over Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland Paris. Looking at January’s headlines the insurance industry has also started this year with a bang.
Exclusive: The chair of the Justice Select Committee earns £15,000 a year from a law practice with a significant personal injury insurance practice.
Composite Legal Expenses has acquired the business and assets of York-based firm General Protection Limited.
Legal expenses insurer Das Group has launched an Alexa 'skill' for the Amazon Echo Amazon’s virtual personal assistant.
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.