The recovery of premiums in Clinical Negligence – A new angle of attack?
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 15 seconds) It has been over a year since the West and Demouilpied appeals took place in which the Court found the ATE insurance premiums to be reasonable and should be allowed in full. These two favourable decisions unblocked the costs jam caused by the […]Read more
Covid-19 clinical negligence and personal injury claims – now a herd of elephants
By Matthew Best, Senior Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 34 seconds) In February, my article ‘The elephant in the room?’ took a look at the key issues for Covid-19 clinical negligence claims and some likely case areas. In this update I have further thoughts on that topic, but also consider other types of […]Read more
Insolvency Litigation webinar on the key issues facing fee-earners and their clients
By Matthew Pascall, Senior Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 20 seconds) Temple’s most recent webinar saw Frances Coulson (Moon Beever), Edward Judge (Irwin Mitchell) and Simon Jacobs (Seddons) join us for a timely discussion on insolvency litigation. Given the strength and experience of our guests, it isn’t surprising that the conversation was both […]Read more
2020 vision – a year on: Hindsight is a wonderful thing… plus some of our big plans for 2021.
By Matthew Pascall, Senior Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 10 seconds) In our 2020 February newsletter I said we wanted to talk to our clients a little less and listen a little more. I’d like to think that, notwithstanding Covid, we have taken time to listen. In fact, Covid may have helped. Thanks […]Read more
Adaptability, mitigation and positivity – personal injury ‘food for thought’ for 2021
By Philip Pipkin, Underwriting Support Manager (Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 43 seconds) After a turbulent 2020, it is perhaps time to look to the future and hopefully a transition to a more optimistic 2021. Change has been continuous in recent months as we have navigated national and regional lockdowns; life in general has often […]Read more
Covid-19 FCA test case ruling – Are insurers really the bad boys?
By Nicholas Ellor, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 6 minutes, 23 seconds) In January the Supreme Court handed down its judgment regarding the Financial Conduct Authority’s test case on business interruption claims. I think it fair to say the appellant insurers have received a bad press (some saying ‘rightly so’) and are probably now in […]Read more