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Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2022, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered favorable decisions for insurers in a trio of rulings last week.
Kennedys continues to deepen its bench of offerings with the addition of partner Judith A Selby to its New York office.
The Florida Legislature passed comprehensive property insurance reform before the end of the 2021 Legislative Session, which concluded on Friday, April 30. Senate Bill 76 (“SB 76”) represents the latest attempt to curb litigation trends over first-party property claims and curtail the rise of property insurance premiums by limiting the circumstances in which attorney’s fees are awarded to prevailing insureds and imposing pre-suit requirements on plaintiffs.
Kennedys IQ has taken Portal Manager, its unique, end-to-end solution for compensators, to the next level by using artificial intelligence to assess medical evidence and recommend a damages figure for insurance claims in the MoJ Portal.
In 1997 Harold Skipper wrote about the ways in which insurance contributes to society and economic growth by aiding economic development and stability. However, when claims have to be defended or declined, these can be difficult stories to tell to those outside the industry and without the context of being informed on the issues.
The fourth edition of our most popular guide for claims handlers has launched, helping empower insurers, third party administrators, corporates and their claims teams to become less reliant on their lawyers
Last year brought many new challenges and obstacles. There was however, one constant; the Fundamentally Dishonest claimant. Here are some of our favourite “GOTCHA” moments from 2020.
In a recent article Martin Stockdale worked with colleagues across Kennedys in reviewing the recent report of the Civil Justice Council (CJC) Working Group on low value personal injury claims. Part of their debate and discussion focussed on reforms that address the fraudulent, or unmeritorious, claims. In this post he reprises their review of the main issues.
The Civil Justice Council (CJC) working group has published its recommendations on what further reforms could be introduced for low value injury (under £25,000) injury claims. With a focus on resolving meritorious claims more quickly and with the costs reduced, as well as preventing unmeritorious claims, the group concludes that once the pending ‘whiplash reforms’ have been implemented, there should be no further substantive reforms – not least until the detail of recent measures is clarified.