This article focuses on the van insurance sector and how intelligent data usage can help the sector to catch up with developments made in the personal lines space in relation to fraud prevention, pricing and customer service.
Pet insurance is a promising market and one that is as exposed to fraud as other sectors. This article highlights why insurers need to approach the opportunities presented by the pet insurance market with caution and why data sharing holds the key to solving pet fraud.
Pet claims fraud is on the rise and insurers are developing or contemplating new tools against it: a database, cross-referencing strategies and pet photographs on policy documents. Download this article to read more about the risk indicators and the consequences of fraud.
There have been a number of appeal judgments over the past month on the issue of whether at first instance a judge was right to find that the claimant was dishonest. This FOIL Update sheds light on three recent cases concerning fraud and fundamental dishonesty.
The UK Supreme Court unanimously held that where a party has settled a claim despite suspecting fraud, the settlement agreement can subsequently be set aside should that party later discover evidence confirming fraud. Could we expect to see the same result if a similar case was raised in Scotland?
This guide to the Insurance Act contains information on what brokers need to be doing ahead of the implementation on 12th August 2016. It covers the changes which the Act will introduce including fair presentation of risk, remedies, warranties and conditions, fraudulent claims and contracting out.
FOIL's digest provides an overview of the latest legal issues impacting the insurance industry. Topics covered: insurance fraud and bribery; EU VAT Directive for claims handling services; legislation updates; latest Court of Appeal cases; MedCo; Brexit.
In this video, Allianz head of technical claims Sarah Mallaby shares her thoughts on whether the Jackson reforms were a success or not; what the changes in the threshold for personal injury claims might mean; and why Allianz is not a soft touch when it comes to fraudulent claims.
In this CII Thinkpiece, former Law Commissioner and now Chair of the CII Professional Standards Board David Hertzell sheds light on the work of the Insurance Fraud Taskforce and its recommendations on how fraud can be tackled.
The insurance fraud taskforce has reported, but now we are in limbo, so will there be work to ensure the report’s recommendations materialise or will it be a missed opportunity? This article highlights the report's recommendations, industry feedback and organised fraud trends.