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Rising household thefts warning to insurers

Cover provider reports that household theft has overtaken escape of water in terms of volume of claims

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Legal firm latest to automate claims handling

The move is aimed at reducing the potential for human error

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Woman pays out £10,000 for fundamentally dishonest Ageas claim

She had claimed in excess of £40,000 for various injuries, but was undone when the Weightmans intelligence team uncovered images of her mountain hiking on social media

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Fraudster sentenced after lying about losing partner’s engagement ring

The fraudster was caught sending a text to a friend, admitting his plan to exploit the insurer

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AXA Partners and GoCompare team up on motor proposition

Arrangement could ease financial pressures of making a claim

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AIG pulls public liability cover for Irish hotels

AIG to renew existing hotel customers this year, but not in 2020

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Insurance crisis risking many sports across Ireland - report

Large payouts have led Irish insurers to flee certain sports

Zurich fraudster jailed

Jailed claims handler defrauded employer for £390k to fund cocaine addiction

The handler has been jailed for two years and worked for a major insurer at its complex claims offices in Fenchurch Street

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What lessons are to be learnt for extreme weather claims following Whaley Bridge?

As the insurance industry braces for a surge of claims following the partial collapse of Whaley Bridge dam last week, what can it learn to better prepare for extreme weather events?

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Irish leisure market’s insurance crisis with jobs threatened. Is UK next?

Brokers give their views on the challenges faced by the UK leisure insurance sector and how they compare to those in Ireland

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Briefing: The LiP portal was never designed to help fight fraud

As frustrations grow over delays to the LiP portal, Insurance Times analyses progress so far

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CLS: the £350m MGA looking to ‘grow by 40% in two years’ through broker partnerships

The Munich Re-backed MGA looks to grow its broker book to grow the business “by 40% in the next two years.”

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