Travelers Insurance Company has to pay legal costs for a number PIP Breast Implant claimants, the High Court has ruled.
More jobs could be lost as a result of the government's whiplash reforms than were lost in the South Wales steel industry last year, Access to Justice told Post.
The expected discount rate reduction has shaved off £10m of profit from motor insurer ERS.
The Ministry of Justice has confirmed there are to be fixed tariffs capping whiplash compensation payouts.
The motor claims market is currently sitting in that state of indecision that business - and pilots - like to call ‘a holding pattern' as it awaits three major government consultations. These, to push the aviation analogy to its fullest, are hovering…
Claimant law firm Asons has agreed to repay almost £70,000 to Axa after admitting to falsely and systematically inflating its legal costs.
Firms offering legal expenses insurance could face heavy losses from "draconian" whiplash reforms.
The summer of 2001 saw Tony Blair and Labour elected for a second term, the London Stock Exchange go public, and Lance Armstrong win his third Tour de France. It is also when the discount rate was last reviewed and set at 2.5% by the then Lord Chancellor…
Motor premiums will “inevitably” rise again owing to potential changes to the discount rate, insurers have warned.
The government is set to decide whether claims management companies are allowed to continue operating in the personal injury sector.
Spokesman, Access to Justice
It sounds like science fiction, but exoskeletons are increasingly being used in rehabilitation therapy and insurers are getting in on the act.
Cycling as both a sport and a means of commuting currently enjoys a very high profile. Whether for health, convenience or passion, it seems more people are turning to pedal power, and the European insurance industry is beginning to take notice.
The Financial Conduct Authority said customers may be overpaying £108m every year in insurance add-ons, with sometimes less than 10% of retail premiums for add-ons paid out in claims.
Law change could open floodgates to historic claims
More than 35,000 jobs may be at risk if the government’s whiplash proposals go through, a macroeconomics consultancy has claimed.
Personal injury and insurers should create a cross-industry body to see through the various anti-fraud reforms and restore trust in the sector.
Whiplash reforms could cause the courts to become gridlocked with unrepresented personal injury victims and lead to higher taxes, judges have warned.
Working with government, regulators and trade bodies to build public trust in insurance is a common aim of our profession and more important than ever when considering today's unnecessary claims culture.
There has been a profound shift in the provision and delivery of legal services to the insurance industry within the last 10 years.
Insurers and reinsurers will only be too aware of the insured losses that arise on an annual basis from the UK construction industry.
The legal environment for the settlement of serious injury claims in the UK changed radically with the introduction of Periodic Payment Orders.
A new app, using the same technology as Face Time, has been developed with the aim of reducing overall cost incurred by whiplash and injury claims and improve case management.
The government has unveiled plans to make it easier to tackle cold calling.