On Wednesday 9th October 2019 ARAG ran a commercial contract mock mediation and trial in association with 3PB Barristers and the Insurance Institute of Bristol. Part one of this video series provides a preview of the event and highlights three key points about mediation.
In September, Aviva hosted its first mock trial for staff, brokers and clients to watch a claim case scenario in court. This video provides insights into how risk and claims professionals can prepare appropriately before a claim arises and the importance of record keeping in the case of a claim.
A landmark Court of Appeal judgment that has provided much-needed clarity about how holiday pay should be calculated for certain types of worker, was brought using a group legal expenses insurance policy. This short article briefly outlines the implications of the judgment.
The Annual Report of HM Courts & Tribunal Service was published on the 18th of July. In this blog, Lesley Attu, product development manager at ARAG shares her observations of the report. Topics covered: county court claims; employment tribunal cases; data protection; gender equality.
One year on from the GDPR deadline and aligned to recent advice from the ICO, organisations are moving beyond minimum baseline compliance to a more integrated approach. This booklet sheds light on how EXL has worked with and assisted insurers and brokers on their compliance transformation journeys.
Ben Parkinson, Broker Account Manager at ARAG, talks about the company's wide range of legal protection and insured assistance products and how ARAG's close relationships with brokers inspire innovation and help them to stay one step ahead of the market.
When a project dispute arises, design professionals operating in the United States or Canada could be forced to fight an uphill battle if the state designated for dispute resolution isn’t their own. This article highlights the importance of designating dispute resolution settings in contracts.
With abuse claims becoming more and more frequent, it is important to ensure that abuse cover is purchased which provides expert representation in the event that a claim is brought against a care provider. This article highlights the key considerations for care providers when purchasing cover.
Design professionals use various terms in contracts, websites and correspondence to describe their services during the construction phase of a project. This article highlights why it’s important for professionals to be precise in their terminology in order to provide clarity to clients and lawyers.
The well-known maxim of an Englishman’s home being his castle will soon be put to the test by the Court of Appeal in the case of Swift v Carpenter,  EWHC 2060 (QB). This article sheds light on the case which deals with accommodation claims in catastrophic personal injury cases.