Insurers face a variety of challenges when dealing with brain and spinal injury claims. Raouf Achour, associate at Horwich Farrelly, lists the latest treatments - and the medico-legal issues attached.
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Who won what at the 2018 Post Claims Awards held last night at the Royal Garden Hotel?
Discount rate and whiplash reforms are going through parliament. Will the outcome be beneficial to all?
Norman Cottington, a revolutionary in the field of rehabilitation and case management in the personal injury sector, passed away suddenly on 11 April.
Insurers must embrace psychological rehabilitation in the same way that they have physical, explains Jonny Cook, founder and chairman of Corporé.
Insurers need to make sure their rehabilitation providers comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Anthony Eeles, chief digital and information officer at HCML, shares his checklist to reduce risks of a £20m fine.
More medical insurers are including mental health as standard in their policies but there could remain a gap in provision if condition monitoring doesn’t become more widespread
Since packing up his life in London and flying half way across the world to Australia, Mark Searles, CEO of AUB Group, has transformed a broker into the leading equity-based broking, risk management, advice and solutions provider in Australasia.
With budgetary pressures mounting on the NHS, more patients are recovering at home and insurance could play an increasing role in covering the costs of post-hospital care.
It sounds like science fiction, but exoskeletons are increasingly being used in rehabilitation therapy and insurers are getting in on the act.
The winners of this year’s Rehabilitation First Awards have been announced.
Sitting in my front room on Saturday morning I took a phone call from a claims management company.
A lot is said about customer focus, delighting customers, and being a customer-driven business, to name three buzz phrases. Without the right approach, real effort, and supporting evidence, there's always a danger these are empty words.
Getting injured people back on their feet through rehabilitation can be a win for claimants as well as insurer defendants but, when working within the naturally adversarial legal system, roadblocks can quickly spring up.
Since 1999 there has been a continuous effort to make personal injury litigation more efficient and more economical but the same is not true for transparency.
The disability market is benefiting from an expanding range of innovative equipment, fuelled by a combination of technological advances and by crossover into the civilian sector from military aftercare of combat veterans.
Unum and Crystal Palace Physio Group lead the shortlist for the Rehabilitation First awards 2016 with four nominations each.
Industry bodies have begun a review into the revised rehabilitation code, six months after it went live.
Case management would be left in the hands of occupational therapists as part of a new rehabilitation model being offered by Plexus Healthcare.
FL360, the holding company of Speed Medical Examination Services, has acquired a majority stake in Corpore TTN, the independent rehabilitation and injury management firm.
Rehabilitation provider HCML is striving to improve recovery outcomes by offering home exercise technology to the 40,000 individuals cared for each year under its rehabilitation and case management services.
The Alton Towers rollercoaster accident in June that resulted in two people requiring amputations was caused by human error, the theme park has confirmed.
A pair of rehabilitation experts have joined forces to launch a service designed to make the rehab process more efficient.