Personal accident data has allegedly been hacked from a nationwide bodyshop firm and used by claimant solicitors to drum up business.
The company that owns Manchester Arena had previously carried out extensive incident response planning for the threat of a terrorist attack.
The reintroduction of whiplash reform if the Conservatives win the election could come with a reversal of the discount rate, the Association of Professional Injury Lawyers has warned.
Data analytics firm Lexis Nexis have developed a new predictor of motor claims loss.
The development of the Medco platform is being stalled by the shelved whiplash consultation and the general election.
The Conservative Party has pledged to consider a ban on cold calling for personal injury claims if it wins the general election.
ERS has hired ex-AA head of counter fraud, Steve Gaywood, as the new head of counter fraud for the syndicate.
The Association of British Insurers has suggested changes to the way the personal injury discount rate is set, calling for a dual-rate system for calculating lump sum payments in personal injury claims.
Horwich Farrelly has unveiled plans to shut its claimant legal arm, with the 42 staff impacted expected to be redeployed elsewhere in the business.
A claims management company has been fined a record fine of £400,000 for making over 100 million nuisance calls.
The government's proposed whiplash reform has been kicked into the long grass as a result of the general election.
AIG expects to record a $100m (£77.9m) hit to its Q1 2017 pre-tax profits as a result of the cut to the Ogden discount rate.
Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election could delay the Ministry of Justice’s proposed whiplash reforms for years, campaign group Access to Justice has claimed.
I spent 15 years working for a number of insurance companies before ‘crossing the floor’ to be the managing director of Minster Law, a claimant firm. Whether moving from insurance to the law is a step up the public approval rankings or a step down is a…
My Irish grandmother always said bad things come in threes. In the last 18 months the insurance industry has faced bad returns on investments, several increases to insurance premium tax and now the huge change to the Ogden discount rate, so the sector…
Rehabilitation firm HCML has acquired Excell Medical Reporting, a Medco-registered reporting company, and opened a new office in Bristol.
The decision to cut the Ogden discount rate for the first time in 16 years sent shock waves through the industry that will be felt for months and years to come.
Listening to the entirety of the Second Reading debate on the Prisons and Courts Bill last week, I was reminded once again of the pitfalls of short-sighted and ill-thought-out policy changes in the claims sector.
There is something rather strange happening in the debate around the whiplash reforms. For all the sound and fury across the entrenched battle lines with which we are all familiar, there does appear to be a consensus forming across the divide.
The Justice Committee is launching a short inquiry into whiplash claims and on government plans to raise the small claims limit for personal injury.
The Association of British Insurers has branded a Capital Economics report into the falling rate of soft tissue injury claims as “fake news”.
Renewing your motor insurance policy as a consumer feels like an instalment of Numberwang, with numbers seemingly plucked out of thin air.
There must be a better time to start your role as the CEO of an insurance company. A few weeks into the job, I arrived at work on a Monday morning knowing a decision had just been made that would simultaneously hike premiums for millions of motorists and…
The late Sir Michael Ogden might be chuckling somewhere at the recent discount rate events.