Insurance

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Ultán Anderson, litigation solicitor at Leman Solicitors, explains how "cyber insurance" can help protect businesses from ransomware attacks. Unless you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, you will have heard of the cyber attack on the HSE. A Russian gang known as ‘Wiz

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The High Court has delivered a further judgment in the landmark FBD case involving publicans claiming insurance cover for losses arising from the pandemic. In this second case, the court outlined that cover would be available for partial closures of the pubs’ premises due to the pandemic, rath

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International law firm DAC Beachcroft (DACB) has rolled out a series of animations explaining the insurance claims litigation process to clients in Northern Ireland. The short animations, each lasting 60-90 seconds, discuss the key stages that a litigated insurance claim can pass through from start

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A private member's bill to increase penalties for fraudulent claims has been introduced to the Dáil. Independent TD Denis Naughten yesterday introduced the Civil Liability and Courts (Amendment) Bill 2021 on behalf of the nine-strong Regional Group, which believes it will help to tackle insur

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Restaurants are gearing up for a court battle over insurance pay-outs linked to Covid-19 following last month's landmark ruling in favour of pub owners. The High Court last month ruled that FBD Insurance was required to cover the losses of four pub owners for the enforced closure of business during

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FBD Insurance does not intend to appeal a landmark High Court ruling that four pub owners are entitled to be compensated for the disruption their businesses suffered due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In a judgment earlier this month, Mr Justice Denis McDonald said that the proper interpretation of FBD's

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The replacement of the Book of Quantum with personal injury guidelines, an enhanced role for the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) and the creation of a statutory offence of perjury are among the 66 actions set out in the government's first action plan for insurance reform. The action plan,

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A judicial review launched on behalf of a child who was injured in a hit-and-run is challenging the standard practice of parents or guardians signing off on compensation settlements. Solicitor Ciaran O'Hare of McIvor Farrell is acting on behalf of a child who suffered a head injury at 10 weeks old a

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The average legal costs in personal injury cases settled through litigation was over €23,000 between 2015 and 2019, according to new figures published by the Central Bank of Ireland. The figures are revealed in the second annual private motor insurance report of the National Claims Information

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