Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.
It is important not to lose sight of what is at stake for the policyholders after the landmark ruling in the business interruption insurance test case this week.
A year ago the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse released a report slamming the claims process as it stands and making a raft of recommendations. Post investigates the progress made since then.
Mishcon de Reya is encouraging dental businesses to join its action group against QBE following the High Court verdict in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case.
QBE has predicted that it faces a $70m (£54.3m) hit net of reinsurance for business interruption claims in the UK after the court ruling yesterday on the BI test case.
Professor Tony Maden, psychiatrist and the former head clinician of Broadmoor’s dangerous and severe personality unit, is facing two separate investigations by the General Medical Council for his role as an expert witness in Ecclesiastical church abuse…
Zurich policies under scrutiny in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case are not expected to pay out, the insurer has confirmed in an update.
Disease and ‘hybrid’ wording policyholders are particularly well placed to seek compensation after the landmark High Court ruling today in the business interruption test case and those with prevention of access wordings may also find they have cover, law…
The Hospitality Insurance Group Action is seeking more members, after a court ruling suggested a policy brokered by Marsh for several insurers is likely to pay out.
Insurer Ecclesiastical has confirmed its business interruption policies are not expected to pay out following a judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court test case.
RSA has revealed the additional financial impact of the Financial Conduct Authority test case judgment is £104m, or £85m net of reinsurance.
Hiscox expects to pay ‘less than £100m’ net of reinsurance towards business interruption claims, the insurer said in an update following a court judgment.
The High Court has ruled that the majority of businesses that held business interruption insurance and were forced to close could be entitled to be compensated by the insurers involved in the test case, subject to appeal.
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused devastating losses for many businesses, with SMEs in the retail and hospitality sector being particularly hard hit. The extent to which these losses fall to be covered by business interruption insurance policies is the…
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.
On 15 September the judges in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case will hand down their judgment. But this will not mark the end of the struggle between insurers and customers.
Kingsfisher Holdings UK, formerly known as Vantage Holdings, has filed a £25m legal claim in the High Court in London over the deal for Fresh Insurance it completed in October 2018.
The judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case, in which the regulator is representing policyholders against insurers, is expected Tuesday 15 September.
Exclusive: The Financial Ombudsman Service told Post it has so far seen a “handful” of business interruption complaints about brokers, as policyholders await the results of the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court test case.
Recently appointed unit manager for Questgates’ new public transport claims division Andy Anderson and divisional director of specialist services Glen Donaldson, spoke to Post about plans, challenges in the industry and the Scottish train derailment near…
David Roberts & Partners has denied the client and team poaching claims by Jelf in a High Court case and accused the Marsh-owned business of having a "toxic" work atmosphere and grossing up premiums, while a counterclaim from one defendant alleged human…
A filing by Jelf has slammed DRP’s defence and counterclaim allegations for including “much irrelevant and often inaccurate information, seemingly included for perceived prejudicial value” and addressed the accusations of grossing up premiums and gender…
Jason Lauchlan, a former branch director of Jelf’s Malton office, is seeking compensation for what he alleges was an “unlawful” breach of his privacy after Jelf obtained and shared Facebook messages between him and another former employee.
Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance, takes a look at how technology is bringing benefits in the claims arena