Product liability

Blog: Product recalls - what will happen post-Brexit?

Product quality is essential to business survival, and yet these days, it seems recalls are rarely out of the media. Mistakes happen and processes fail, but it’s often with disastrous consequences to the business and the brand. Andrew Robinson, head of…

Blog: Opioid epidemic - The pain persists

Britain is in danger of replicating the painkiller epidemic that has ravaged the US. Dorothy Flower, partner, and Emma Kislingbury, associate at RPC, explore how this might impact pharmaceutical companies, medical practitioners, healthcare providers, and…

Blog: Are manufacturers recall ready?

With Brexit looming, manufacturers are facing the logistics of getting products to countries in the European Economic area and back. Natasha Catchpole, practice leader for crisis management and product recall at CFC Underwriting, explains how brokers can…

Q&A: Malcolm Hyde, CILA and FUEDI

After working with the European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts for a number of years, Malcolm Hyde has taken on board the role as president.

Blog: E-cigarettes - playing with fire

E-cigarettes may pose unknown health risks, writes Stuart Toal, casualty account manager at Allianz, warning the liability exposures associated with vaping might be slow-burning ones.

This week in Post: GDP what?

My colleagues have come up with a creative idea to celebrate the General Data Protection Regulation. First you create a GDPR cocktail with gin, Drambuie, prosecco and rum. Then you take a sip every time you receive an email asking you to update your…

Blog: I(nsured), robot

It is unlikely that all robots will require cover, Victor Fornasier and Kathryn Mycock, partner and associate at Hogan Lovells, examine the rationale for compulsory insurance.

Analysis: Product recalls: Bringing it back

Whether it’s a tumble dryer that catches fire or baby milk that’s contaminated with salmonella, an increase in safety concerns is putting product recall insurance in the spotlight. With the frequency and severity of claims on the up, there are concerns…

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