It has been 15 years since the Environmental Liability Directive came into force, yet many companies remain unware of the potential liabilities they face. This article highlights the limitations of general liability policies and the advantages of taking out specialist environmental liability cover.
After years of debate, the Civil Liability Bill passed into law at the very end of 2018, with the implementation scheduled for April 2020. This short article answers some key questions for brokers and their motor clients.
Many company directors mistakenly believe they have no personal liability in regard to their corporate actions. This article highlights the importance of D&O cover for professionals working in the IT sector and lists four specific examples where cover is required.
This report examines global developments in corporate insurance claims, highlighting the top causes of loss, and other trends. It also examines a number of industry-specific trends that will impact the claims landscape in future.
Constructive conversations: Professional liability considerations when insuring modular construction
From healthcare to hospitality, many industries are embracing modular and prefabricated construction methods to potentially save time, reduce scheduling delays and improve overall quality. This article looks at the possible professional liability risks and the need for the right insurance.
This past June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed “significant new use rule” (SNUR) on asbestos. This article provides risk mitigation advice and highlights why liability fears will likely deter its use by design professionals.
Workers employed in construction, firefighting, public safety and mining run a risk of suffering concussions and other traumatic brain injuries on the job. This article highlights the major causes of workplace brain injuries and how employers can manage traumatic brain injuries and concussions.
This infographic highlights the importance of financial loss cover for contract manufacturers. View this infographic to help your clients understand how important it is for them to be covered financially should something like a defect in their product be discovered.
As we enter the second half of 2018, Neil Clutterbuck, Allianz chief underwriting officer, takes stock of some key industry topics and considers how these may develop. Topics covered: the Civil Liability Bill; Hackitt report; terrorism; broker market consolidation; ABI pricing principles and Brexit.
This short paper summarises the principal legal risks facing the casualty and motor claims environment over the medium term. The challenges include the resetting of the personal injury discount rate, the effect of changes to EU motor insurance law and the ongoing evolution of vicarious liability.