Jennette Newman, partner at Clyde & Co, was appointed as president of Forum of Insurance Lawyers in November last year, replacing Anthony Baker. She spoke to Post about her hopes for 2021.
From trade tariffs on parts and whiplash reform, through to fraud, automatic lane keeping technology and connected vehicles, there is plenty for insurers to keep an eye on this year, says Jon Dye, director of motor at QBE.
Perhaps the only surprise about today’s delay to part one of the Civil Liability Act (2018) whiplash reforms is that they are only being put back one month.
Whiplash reforms have been pushed back to May, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Robert Buckland confirmed today.
To start 2021 we asked the major players in broking, claims and insurance to predict what the biggest event of the new year would be and what trends the first year in the next decade would bring.
Road traffic accident claimants have waited over a year just for their cases to be heard in court due to backlogs exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an analysis of Ministry of Justice figures by Zurich.
Post spoke to insurers, brokers and claims professionals to get their predictions for what 2021 will look like.
Post spoke to insurers to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
Post spoke to loss adjusting and legal professionals to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, previews a packed 2021 agenda that could shape the future of the industry for years to come as it emerges from Covid-19’s long shadow.
Humans are not designed to cope well with uncertainty.
Insurers have urged the Ministry of Justice to release the rules for the whiplash portal as soon as possible, after delays earlier this year.
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A Financial Conduct Authority letter to claims management company CEOs could foreshadow hefty enforcement action, industry sources told Post.
With an April 2021 launch date still on the table for the small claims portal, the government has been urged to do it right rather than “rushing” it.
Minster Law has reported a £1.1m profit for 2019 as it launches a digital claims portal to 75% of its customers.
Paul Nicholls, chair of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society, addresses the insurance and legal industries’ responses to Covid-19 but warns the pandemic has delayed progress on the numerous issues that need to be tackled ahead of the implementation of…
Escape of water claims across the insurance sector often form the highest proportion of all claims notified and the number and cost of those claims continue to rise. John O’Shea, partner and head of property damage and recovery at BLM, and Paul Redington…
While average car insurance premiums fell 5% in the second quarter of 2020, deeper analysis reveals more is going on beneath the surface as Willis Towers Watson and Confused warn of future pricing “uncertainty.”
It is the year 2030. After a number of false starts the government finally introduced its Whiplash reforms in April 2022 following delays due to the extended impact of Brexit and Covid 19.
In the second of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to look at how a new era of collaboration and ethics changed…
Trade body urges the industry to continue working together post-Covid as the Ministry of Justice kicks part two of the whiplash reforms “into the longest of long grass.”
The Ministry of Justice has defended its decision to remove alternative dispute resolution from the incoming whiplash portal having received criticism from claimant lawyers over the move.
There is an increasing frequency with which tinnitus is appearing alongside minor whiplash injuries in road traffic accident claims. Catherine Burt, head of motor fraud at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, asks if insurers should be worried about…