Protect Duty legislation has been touted as a way to reduce the potential for catastrophic events from terrorist attacks at publicly accessible locations, and it is likely to affect public and employers’ liability polices. But, as Edmund Tirbutt reports,…
A Court of Appeal judgment has closed a legal loophole that meant dental practices were not liable for injuries caused by individual dentists during treatment, potentially further opening up the market to commercial insurers.
The Astroworld tragedy could have a lasting impact on US legislation, experts have predicted, as a liability battle around the fatal event emerges.
Proposed legislation that will require the owners and operators of publicly accessible locations to mitigate the threat of terrorist attacks will have major implications for the entire liability insurance value chain, Pool Re chief underwriting officer…
Amazon Business’ partnership with insurtech Superscript has the potential to bring an element of disruption and grab niche market share by meeting demands but advice is still key for corporate SME business, according to experts.
Peach Pi underwriter Maria Naghshbandi considers the cover and claim minefield for practitioners operating in the widely unregulated wellness sector.
A ‘Me Too’ moment in the education sector could lead to claims against schools that trigger insurance coverage, a specialist abuse lawyer has told Post.
The Northern Irish Department of Justice intends to push its minus 1.75% personal injury discount rate change through by the end of May.
With the roll out of Covid-19 vaccines under way, and firms saying they might require them to be mandatory for their staff, Post investigates what impact this could have on insurance
Last October saw the launch of Peach Pi, an insurance brand pitching itself to the UK’s micro-SMEs, freelancers and entrepreneurs. Harry Curtis caught up with managing director, Paul Coleman and Allison Hughes, head of distribution to learn about how the…
Covid-19-related lawsuits are set to drive a 40% increase in litigation over the coming year, with many claims management companies either already dealing with or anticipating a surge in claims.
The government has announced a scheme to cover care homes that have struggled to take on people who have been discharged from hospital following a Covid-19 positive test but have further support needs due to a lack of available insurance.
Judy Hadden, founder of James Hallam business Oilspill Insurance Services, considers the hot topic of environmental liability cover, which she argues may be difficult to explain and sell but is an important value add.
Insurer Ecclesiastical has faced criticism after failing to provide evidence “in a candid manner” during the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s investigation into Anglican Church abuse.
Lawyers have warned that insurers could face an influx of employers' liability claims after the government changed it stance and is actively encouraging those who can’t work from home to return to their workplace following an easing of coronavirus…
Brokers have raised concerns over the future of care home insurance cover as insurers stop quoting new business after care home responsibilities change in light of Covid-19.
As many businesses hit one month out of their offices and workplaces insurers have been praised for their response to unoccupied premises clauses in buildings insurance.
Analysis: How insurance law firms are responding to the coronavirus - virtual forums, video evidence and resolution based on documentary evidence
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Swift, director of content for Infopro insurance division, caught up with a number of insurance law firms to find out what they are doing to manage case loads and meetings during these difficult times; and…
The popularity of the Chelsea Flower Show has driven demand for small florists to start up and for larger garden centres to expand. Are their insurance needs being met though?
An underinsured business will find it hard to recover from a claim event and the recent storms and floods show that the risks have never been so high – or the consequences so potentially devastating – as when that business is an SME.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be the Brexiteers’ main man, but can he also deliver the goods when it comes to caring for the UK’s growing elderly population?
In the closing statements of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse proceedings insurers were accused of profiting from limitation law and withholding payments even when convictions were made, as survivors urged for changes to the law and a…
Travelers is among a number of insurers that are exposed to a pending £10m legal claim against Staffordshire Police by a former member of Parliament, who was accused of non-recent child sexual abuse, Post can reveal.
A High Court Ruling concerning a school fire hit headlines in 2018 putting into doubt the worth of project policies in the construction sector. With little hope of any immediate clarity, the demand from contractors for Contractors All Risks insurance in…