Aviva paid £2.7bn last year in cash settlements and services to more than 775,000 UK customers claiming on their individual insurance policies.
While the government is still considering reforms to the Odgen discount rate James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, believes insurers must keep the pressure on.
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.
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The insurance industry has reacted to the Justice Committee’s proposals on discount rate reform.
If the government revises the discount rate next year it should carefully consider the impact on the disadvantaged, a Parliamentary committee has warned.
A man who knocked down and killed a pedestrian was able to claim injury compensation from the victim’s motor insurance policy in a landmark legal case.
The Civil Litigation Bill going through the Scottish Parliament could have a huge impact on personal injury claims, explains Kate Donachie, associate at Brodies.
The fixed-cost regime proposed for noise-induced hearing loss claims is like music to insurers’ ears, although it comes way after the hubbub
Ageas UK saw its pre-tax profit fall by 56% as it said it still had €5m (£3.8m) to pay in relation to the Ogden rate change.
The insurance industry is currently battling with a multitude of uncertainties: Brexit, Ogden, and the impact of technology. Mike Brown, senior partner, and Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs, BLM, spoke to Post about how those…
In the two years since Post last conducted its loss adjusting survey, consolidation has changed the market considerably. Content director Jonathan Swift takes a closer look.
The government has published a call for evidence on measures that could help curb the number of personal injury claims arising from package holidays.
Car insurance prices have fallen by an average of 1.1% in the third quarter of 2017, the largest reduction in more than three years, however the effects will be short-lived, analysts said.
With technology rapidly changing what cars look like, Paul Heybourne, head of innovation operations for Aviva, maps the motoring landscape of the future.
The Justice Select Committee has confirmed it intends to reinstate its inquiry into the government’s whiplash reforms.
Two men have been sentenced for fraud after making “grossly exaggerated” injury claims worth over £80,000.
Exclusive: Motor managing general agent Hawkwell could close its doors at the end of March as a result of lost capacity from the Ogden rate changes.
What does a Greek merchant in 300BC delivering corn on a cargo ship have in common with nearly one-tenth of today’s UK population? The answer is insurance fraud. Michèle Bacchus takes a closer look.
There has been a long history of conflict between insurers and claimant lawyers. Shirley Woolham, chief operating officer at Minster Law, urges mutual understanding and cooperation.
Ogden reform could see fewer shocks from discount rate changes in future, AM Best said.
The insurance industry is not doing enough to protect clients from underinsurance in liability claims as a result of the Ogden discount rate changes, the sector has been warned.
Aviva stands to make a one off gain of between £100m and £200m as a result of any future discount rate revision to 0-1%.
Insurers took to Twitter to express their satisfaction with the new mode of calculation for the discount rate, which the government unveiled today.