Ageas UK has seen a return to profit after a year of being hammered by the residual impact of the Ogden rate change.
As assistance systems are making cars safer, but also more costly to repair, insurers would love a database listing which features are fitted on which vehicles - but motor manufacturers aren’t sharing that information yet
Premier League football clubs have paid out more than £134.2m in wages to injured players so far this season, according to JLT Specialty.
Zurich UK suffered a £151m loss on its general insurance business as a result of the discount rate cut.
As SMEs in the UK face increasingly complex insurance needs, Jane Kielty, managing director, national at Aon Risk Solutions, reflects on how the industry can respond to these.
Personal injury claims handlers in Allianz’s Bristol office will not be placed under employment consultation as part of the Allianz-LV merger.
Allianz is placing a further 80 jobs at risk of redundancy amid a restructure of its claims operation.
High-net-worth individuals may be concerned by online threats, but it’s physical attacks that worry them most. Tara Parchment, Chubb’s head of European personal risk services, analyses the numbers.
Clyde & Co is piloting an online arbitration system for personal injury claims.
Kennedys has secured the first authoritative court guidance on the meaning ‘fundamental dishonesty’ in personal injury claims.
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…
Customers were bombarded with 2.2 billion nuisance phone calls related to personal injury, PPI or other insurance matter in 2017.
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.
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…
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…