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Lloyd's report highlights implications of major cyber attack for insurers

A major cyber attack on the US power grid could cost the US economy hundreds of billions of dollars and expose insurers to major costs from the widespread claims they would face, an insurer has said following a hypothetical study. 09 Jul 2015

Courts given stronger powers to strike out 'fundamentally dishonest' claims, says expert

FOCUS: Courts in England and Wales now have the power to strike out personal injury claims in their entirety if the person making the claim has been fundamentally dishonest, even if parts of the claim were genuine. 17 Jun 2015

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UK Supreme Court judges show little appetite for extending ‘Fairchild’ exception to other scenarios, says expert

Comments made by some of the UK’s top judges during a recent ruling appear to signal their reluctance to extend the so-called ‘Fairchild’ exception to the normal rules of causation to cover any more types of damage or injury, an expert has said. 26 May 2015

Incoming president of APIL says public-facing businesses need compulsory public liability insurance

According to the incoming president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), companies that deal with the public should be required to take out public liability insurance, so that customers and members of the public that are injured on business... 28 Apr 2015

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