The case of Craig Anderson v John & Antoinette Imrie arose out of an accident on a farm in 2003, in which an eight year old boy sustained a head injury. The Inner House of the Court of Session has issued an opinion which provides some helpful guidance on Pursuers’ Offers.
Legal aid is viewed as one of the three pillars of the welfare state vision. However, with access to justice being cut, research from ARAG shows telephone legal advice running at 85% higher volumes than five years ago. This article highlights why the need for helplines is unequivocal.
Subsequent to its introduction to Parliament in June 2018, the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee called for written submissions to be made on the terms of the Bill. This article highlights the latest developments relevant to the discount rate and periodical payment orders.
Parents are being warned that they could unknowingly be legally liable for some credit card expenditure that their children make using card details stored in games console accounts. This article highlights the potential risks and provides advice to individuals affected.
The rise of the #metoo movement and the abolition of employment tribunal fees could combine to produce a sharp increase in sexual harassment claims in the wake of this year’s round of Christmas parties. This article highlights ARAG’s four point plan to avoid harassment claims arising.
ARAG's news bulletin covers the latest developments impacting the legal expenses insurance field. Topics covered: underwriter failures; compensation culture; clinical negligence premiums; the Civil Liabilities Bill; industrial disease; events and charity fundraising.
What do you buy the high net worth individual who has everything? By highlighting specific examples, ARAG’s Andy Talbot explains why legal expenses insurance tailored to suit the heightened and varied demands of the high net worth market is essential, to ensure such clients are fully covered.
In this video, Jason Anthony, CEO at MGAM talks about why they selected ARAG as their commercial legal expenses insurance provider and what it is like working with us.
The frequency of U.S. federal and state securities class actions have been increasing markedly in recent years. At the time of writing, there have already been 372 suits filed so far. This article looks at the factors driving the increase and what this means for the D&O landscape.
Signed into law on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) has become the toughest privacy law ever seen in the US. This article highlights how CCPA is poised to impact every industry and reshape what businesses can do with consumer data.