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Kanye West’s $10m lawsuit against Lloyd’s is thrown out

Reports suggest Lloyd’s and Kanye West have “amicably” resolved $10m lawsuit

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'Unfair and unnecessary' - The behind scenes lobbying to thwart whiplash crackdown

The controversial whiplash reforms will come into effect in April 2019, but lawyers continue to work tirelessly to get them changed

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Hiscox cleared over data protection allegations

Hiscox found not guilty on three counts after it was alleged to have broken data protection laws

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New Pool Re terrorism assessment tool leads to discounted premiums

Self-assessment tool could earn UK insureds a 5% premium discount

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Credit hire scammer slapped with prison sentence in “first” case of its kind

A man from Manchester has been given an eight-month prison sentence over a credit hire scam, in what law firm Weightmans believes is the first case of its kind

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Esure saves over £1m after fraudster has unnecessary surgery

Esure saves over £1m in payments after evidence found Samuel Mervin had unnecessary surgery to increase the claim value

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AIG loses court decision in whistleblower indemnity case

Former Olympus boss, Michael Woodford, is suing AIG for £1.36m, and the US insurer wanted to inspect confidential documents

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Norwegian insurer catches out unwary drivers in hilarious advert featuring remote control pillar

DNB Forsikring confuses parkers in an innovative remote-control pillar advert. Watch as shoppers are mystified by the pillar’s antics.

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'Unfair and unnecessary' - The behind scenes lobbying to thwart whiplash crackdown

The controversial whiplash reforms will come into effect in April 2019, but lawyers continue to work tirelessly to get them changed

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Briefing: Why UK motor prices will rise amid these reinsurance hike figures

Reinsurance figures show some reinsurance costs increasing by as much as 106%

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Grenfell review poses construction standards questions

The risk culture of the construction sector and ambiguous regulation are major fire safety problems, according to the independent review of the Grenfell high-rise disaster

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Pool schemes could lead to greater risk exposure - Zurich CRO

Speaking to Insurance Times at the launch of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report 2018, Zurich chief risk officer Alison Martin said that government-backed schemes such as Flood Re and Pool Re are important, but in some cases could increase people’s exposure to risks

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