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We are very pleased to reveal the six successful claims professionals who have been chosen as finalists for the third series of Insurance Post’s Claims Apprentice, in association with Kennedys.
In a surprise to the personal injury sector, the UK Government has ditched plans for further reform of the whiplash claims process. Here, we look at the Ministry of Justice's response to issues within Part Two of the ‘Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury Claims Process’ consultation and what this means for fraudulent claims.
In this report, Kennedys experts explore key legal and regulatory developments, and provide an overview of the business critical topics which motor and transport insurers should consider as they plan for operational resilience in 2022.
This week’s decision by the Eleventh Circuit in McNamara v. Gov't Employees Ins. Co., __ F.4th __, No. 20-13251, 2022 WL 1013043 (11th Cir. Apr. 5, 2022) expands the circumstances under which insurers in Florida may face exposure to third-party bad faith claims. At issue in McNamara was whether a bad faith action based on the insurer’s failure to settle a claim within policy limits may be predicated on a consent judgment between the claimant and insured, rather than a litigated judgment against the insured.
In this report, Kennedys experts highlight key legal and regulatory developments, and provide an overview of 12 topics to watch under four main topic groups which insurers and corporates should consider as they plan for operational resilience in the new financial year.
Dram shop actions: The importance of knowing the jurisdiction’s rules on permitting common-law negligence claims
A significant number of dram shop complaints include allegations of common law negligence in addition to the allegations of the liquor liability under the jurisdiction’s relevant statute.
We’re delighted to announce that our London office is to move into London’s iconic Walkie-Talkie building as part of a major workplace transformation programme.
Kennedys is recognised as a top-band firm in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the UK.
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.