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ATE for PIP Implant Claims

ATE for PIP Implant Claims

Summary Benefits

We are pleased to advise that we are now one of a select number of brokers arranging After The Event Insurance for the group action which is being taken against suppliers of breast implants manufactured by Poly Implant Prothese (PIP).

To find out more about this product and why we are already arranging After The Event Insurance to over 200 law firms in the UK, call us on 0870 766 997 or send us a email via the contact form on this website


Key Benefits

Our PIP ATE Insurance product

The PIP After the Event Insurance product includes all of the benefits of our Claimsafe scheme and more:

  • Simple competitive staged ATE Insurance PIP premiums available
  • On-line ATE policy requests
  • Reporting to the insurer only required when proceedings are issued
  • Normally no “reasonable prospects” test
  • Claims on the policy are normally paid by the insurer quickly and in full
  • Straightforward cancellations
  • Part 36 cover as standard on the ClaimSafe policy
  • Free integration with your case management system
  • Full investigation disbursement cover
  • The PIP ATE Insurance Policies cover your disbursements and all sums awarded against your client.

    Staged PIP ATE Insurance premiums are available with no additional interest or administration fee of any kind. The After the Event Insurance premium is deferred to the end of the case and is only payable if the claim is won.


    On-line PIP After The Event Insurance Policy Requests and Information

    Requests are made on-line using a short form which takes no more than 2 minutes to complete. Access all ATE policy data and make any changes by logging in to our Secure Client Area.


    Minimal Reporting for all PIP ATE Insurance Policies

    You normally only need to tell us when you win, lose or are issuing proceedings. And you do it with just the click of an online button - or let us set up your case management system to do it for you automatically. So that’s it - there’s nothing else to report to the insurer.

    Probably the quickest PIP After The Event insurance scheme to use, freeing up you and your fee earners to concentrate on what you do best, handling files.


    No “Reasonable Prospects” Test to Apply for ATE Insurance

    Demanding that a case always has reasonable prospects is just an excuse not to pay when you make a claim, so the insurer has removed it from the ClaimSafe policy in virtually all circumstances. If you are spending your valuable time on a case, the ATE policy will support your decisions. Not much different from if you had a delegated authority.


    Claims on the Claimsafe ATE Policy normally Paid Quickly and in Full

    For every claim on our ATE insurance policies, we log the date we receive it and the date of the insurer's settlement cheque. The average is 7 days. That’s better than average.

    Plus 97.1% of all claims made between January 2010 and June 2012 were paid in full.


    Straightforward PIP ATE Insurance Cancellations

    If the PIP ATE Insurance Policy premium cannot be recovered from the defendant, you can cancel the ATE Policy at any time without charge. Typical reasons are:

    • The client ceases to provide instructions
    • You believe the claim is unlikely to succeed
    • General damages below £1,000 are recovered

    This means that there is no risk that you or your client will ever have to pay the PIP ATE insurance premium, should it not be recoverable from the other side.


    Part 36 Cover as Standard on all ATE Insurance

    If you fail to beat a Part 36 offer, your disbursements and all adverse costs are paid in full (instead of being deducted from your own costs). And there’s no need to liaise with us before you make, reject or accept a Part 36 offer – that’s a decision only for you and your client.

    Not many PIP ATE insurance policies offer such great cover with you staying in charge of all decisions, check the terms and conditions of yours now to see if they match this.


    Free Integration with Your Case Management System

    Even easier than our website. For most systems we can set up your department so you can request an After the Event Insurance policy directly from your Case Management System at the push of a button. For Proclaim users (Eclipse Legal Systems) we can go even further and fully integrate all ATE Insurance policy procedures. All done by us for free.


    Full Investigation Disbursement ATE Cover

    We know that some of the costs involved with these sort claims are the upfront disbursement costs. You have to incur these before you can tell if there is a claim to be made or not. The PIP ATE Insurance policy covers these costs – provided you take it out before they are incurred!


    We Speak Your Language

    Our two directors, Simon and Daniel qualified as solicitors in 1981 and 1993 and for many years ran one of the largest Personal Injury departments in the country. We also have other experienced solicitors on our team. When you telephone us, you can ask to speak to our solicitors who will be familiar with PIP claims as well as After the Event Insurance!



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