Law firm Edwin Coe is advising two groups of businesses who have had their BI claims rejected by Hiscox and RSA.
Law firm Mishcon de Reya names Aviva and QBE and is in discussions with third party funders to fund the litigation on behalf of hospitality sector which it expects to move forward by 10 June.
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The group, which is in dispute with Hiscox over business interruption cover, now represents more than 400 members and has the go-ahead to begin legal proceedings.
Regulator issues call for more information as it puts together its High Court test case with the aim to resolve uncertainty for businesses making claims.
The British Dental Association said its members had been “blindsided" after majority of coronavirus-related BI claims were rejected.
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The Group is going after insurer Hiscox over its refusal to pay BI claims the group members believe to have been triggered by coronavirus pandemic.
Law firm warns insurance sector will be under scrutiny as the level of litigation is predicted to rise as a result of Covid-19.
RSA is latest provider in firing line as nursery sector hits out and, separately, a new action group, Insurance Justice, has been set up to defend BI claims for businesses.
The group of companies criticising Hiscox for refusing to pay out BI claims as a result of the coronavirus says it is also in "advanced talks" with a litigation funder to underwrite its entire legal costs as dispute hots up.
The market has been criticised for its response to the coronavirus crisis, particularly with regard to business interruption as providers "look down the barrel' of class action.
Court documents reveal Jelf believes its losses total over £1.2m.
Lights & Legal managing director Dean Perkin will stay with the firm.
Gallagher's UK boss Simon Matson addressed last year's "unfortunate" Gallagher v Ardonagh court case for the first time as he discussed the broker's full acquisition of Capsicum Re alongside CEO Rupert Swallow.
Louise Lawrence and Leah Caprani of Winckworth Sherwood LLP examine how insurance firms can ensure they provide a safe working environment.
Staff poaching claims brought against Ardonagh were dismissed in Friday’s judgment but one case of solicitation was upheld.
Gallagher has agreed to pay £3.1m towards the defendants' costs.
Dual will continue to underwrite enquiries from its own distribution channels as well as all enquiries received by Aviva.
Law360 says breach of contract law suit related to a deal between the two companies in 2014.
InsurTech Futures: Simon Logan, who has also worked as head of legal at RSA, moves to start-up Inshur following its partnership with Uber.
Staveley Head denies the breach of duty and breach of contract accusations alongside claims firm Proximo.
With ghost broking back in the news, commissioning editor Laurence Eastham asks a panel of five experts what the industry can do to tackle the problem.
InsurTech Futures: Epoq Legal has made the add-on, which is designed for SMEs, available across the broker market.