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After The Event Insurance Product Spotlight: Housing Disrepair claims

11th January, 2017

[caption id="attachment_1373" align="alignleft" width="604"] after the event insurance products[/caption] As well as a range of ‘off the peg’ solutions, we do also offer After The Event Insurance policies for Housing Disrepair claims. We pride ourse

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Dangerous Work at Height

6th January, 2017

In a rather unusual case, an "employee”, not an employer as we would often see, has been prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) for dangerously working at height. Back in January 2015, the HSE were contacted by a member

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Housing Association’s safety failings

3rd January, 2017

There are, sadly, regular news stories of people being affected by carbon monoxide poisoning in the UK, frequently caused by faulty works or appliances. The stark reality is that exposure to carbon monoxide can be extremely serious. There are approxim

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Who Needs Failed Conveyancing Insurance?

2nd December, 2016

MoveSafe Abortive Insurance Most conveyancing transactions will go ahead without any problems with some straightforward completions taking place within a matter of weeks often being achieved. There are weekly news stories of difficulties in the ho

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A note of caution from your friendly After the Event Insurance provider about signing Statements of

7th November, 2016

There have been a number of reported cases over the years highlighting failures when Statements of Truth have been signed on behalf of a client, but it is always worth giving a word of caution to practitioners, this time following

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Fixed costs: The future for personal injury litigation and After The Event insurance

31st October, 2016

Earlier this month Lord Justice Jackson was calling again for the extension of the fixed cost regime to all civil litigation cases with a value of less than £250,000. The government has not given a clear response to this proposal,

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PI reforms ‘put on hold’. Good news for ATE Insurance market

18th October, 2016

In November 2015, the then Chancellor George Osbourne proposed plans for further reform to the Personal Injury sector, including plans to raise the small claims limit to £5,000 and  to scrap compensation for soft tissue injuries entirely. The perso

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After The Event Insurance Product Spotlight: Bespoke ATE Insurance

21st September, 2016

Bespoke ATE Insurance As well as a range of ‘off the peg’ solutions, we also offer Bespoke After The Event Insurance policies for all types of Personal Injury Claims. We pride ourselves on our understanding of the needs of both the solicitor

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‘Fightback’ in Fundamental Dishonesty Claims: An After The Event Insurers View

19th August, 2016

Fundamental Dishonesty and ATE Insurance The definition of ‘Fundamental Dishonesty’ is a term which has caused difficulty for both claimants and defendants since the advent of s.57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015.  In the past year, both cl

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"Exaggeration won’t matter – will it?”

19th August, 2016

After a few helpful recent cases for Claimant’s on the issue of "fundamental dishonesty” the Supreme Court recently gave its decision in the case of Hayward v Zurich Insurance plc [2016] UKSC 48. The Claimant had suffered injury during the course

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