Major loss

Australian floods expected to cost A$4-A$6bn

Espirito Santo Investment Bank has said the Australian floods will amount to at least two events, and given the mounting political pressure on the local primary insurers the burden for the local primaries is likely to be much more punishing than the…

Post Europe: Major loss in the Mediterranean

Natural catastrophes across the Mediterranean made the headlines last year but fires are just as high risk for major losses as Jane Bernstein learns and European insurers also need to keep their eye on new and emerging risks.

Post Europe View from the Top: Sunlight drives away shadows

Major risks are not included in the existing European Insurance Mediation Direction. The Federation of European Risk Management Associations believes they should be, and is urging the European Commission to bring them into the current revision of the…

Major loss: Repair or replace?

When a business suffers an unexpected catastrophe, Veronica Cowan looks into the decision making behind the option to repair or replace damaged premises, stock or machinery.

Pittman leaves Merlin for "adjusting" role

Davies' new head of claims operations Jim Pittman says he is looking forward to returning to "conventional" loss adjusting after joining from rival firm Merlin Professional Claims Services.

Post Magazine 14 January 2010

This issue featured an interview with new FSA insurance sector boss Ken Hogg, a focus on motor premium payments, major loss and comprehensive legal update on vicarious liability, care costs, limitation periods and brand protection and all the latest news…

Crime scene investigation

Amy Ellis reports on how police forensic investigations can delay the reinstatement process for buildings and examines the implications this has for major loss claims.

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