Insurance Law Blogs

Insurance legal blogs, written by insurance lawyers and law firms in the UK, US and beyond.

Depositions: A New Direction for New York

by ASchlossberg February 9, 2015 Administrative Law

Depositions: A New Direction for New York New York is making a significant change on the deposition front. A new deposition rule for the New York Commercial Division is on the horizon. Effective April 1, 2015, under Administrative Order 336a/14, New York courts will enact Rule 11-d of Section 202.70(g) per a December 22, 2014 […]

Read the full blawg post →

Positive signs to invest in real estate in Spain

by David Lorenzo November 14, 2013 Conveyancing

Five reasons to invest in real estate in Spain After more than five years of crisis, uncertainty about when to recover the brick industry has given way to a widespread optimism, thanks largely to the closure of operations of foreign investors. “It has opened a new stage in the Spanish property market. In recent months, […]

Read the full blawg post →

Six ways to help Senior Citizens with their driving

by tracyvides November 2, 2013 Finance

Having an enthusiastic elderly driver in the family sometimes makes people wary. And that is because people often assume all kinds of unkindly things regarding senior citizens, their driving in particular being a hot button issue. Statistics don’t help either. The elderly, along with the teenagers, run the highest risk of getting killed if involved […]

Read the full blawg post →

Other Than the Price, What is the Difference Between Comp Full Coverage and PLPD?

by primorudy October 15, 2013 Insurance

Anyone owning a car in Michigan has made the decision between full coverage compensation and Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD). Sometimes, the decision is made for them. Many people still don’t know the difference between the two, even though it is important to know which is best for you. Most people know there is […]

Read the full blawg post →

The Benefits of Structured Settlements for Minors

by billnixon October 2, 2013 General Law

Minors and lump sums of cash just don’t mix. Young people tend to be very impetuous and really bad at budgeting. It’s understandable. Most minors don’t have a lot of experience with handling money. Still, that doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t receive what is legally owed to them from a wrongful death lawsuit or as […]

Read the full blawg post →

Top 10 Causes of Breakdowns (Infographic)

by Insure Daily September 17, 2013 Insurance

All motorists will, at some point, experience what it feels like to breakdown in their car at some point in their lives – not to mention the costs and legalities! Knowing what to do when you have an accident and breakdown can be quite overwhelming so its always good to know what to do, as […]

Read the full blawg post →

Commonplace Health-Related Lawsuits

by RyanD September 11, 2013 Insurance

People have an expectation that the foods and products they purchase are safe and free of toxic agents. Many different types of lawsuits are filed each year by people who may have sustained injury from the foods they eat or the substances they are exposed to on their jobs. Work Injuries Lawsuits that involve work […]

Read the full blawg post →

Avoiding Common Childhood Injury-Based Suits

by RyanD September 11, 2013 Accident Claims

There are several injuries that children are more prone to than adults. This is due to children’s sense of adventure and lack of fear, and to their undeveloped cognitive skills.  They can happen when you least expect it, and in turn, an injury-based lawsuit could sneak up on you. As a teacher, supervisor, guardian, parent […]

Read the full blawg post →

Sports Injuries: Who’s Liable?

by RyanD August 30, 2013 Accident Claims Law

There is no doubt that sports have become important part of life for many. It instills dedication and determination in someone and offers them fitness and stress relief, both extremely necessary in this day and age. Sports also involve social interaction and teamwork skills. However, participating in sports does pose the risk of injury. If […]

Read the full blawg post →

Common Causes of a Rollover Accident & How to File a Claim

by Lisa Coleman July 24, 2013 Accident Claims

You may have every confidence in your car and never expect it to fail you. You probably think nothing of driving it to its maximum potential and cruising down the highway as you run errands or go to work. However, it can still succumb to common causes of traffic accidents. In fact, no vehicle is […]

Read the full blawg post →

Top 5 Identity Theft Prevention Tips

by jonaspatrick July 22, 2013 Fraud

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the US. Approximately 12.6 million Americans became victims of this crime in 2012. It is expected to increase in 2013 and in the years onwards. Want to avoid becoming a number…what are you doing for ID theft protection? If you haven’t taken effective measures as of yet, […]

Read the full blawg post →

DUI and the Life Changing Consequences It Causes

by Lisa Coleman July 19, 2013 Arrest

A conviction for driving under the influence can be a life-altering event. There are many more areas of life that are impacted more than merely dealing with punishment imposed by the court. Many individuals do not consider the possible consequences of an impaired driving charge, but it can be a problem for the defendant for […]

Read the full blawg post →

Costly Storm Damage: Legally Bracing Your Business for Natural Disasters

by Savannah June 22, 2013 Business

Summer is the traditional season for severe weather in some areas, and severe weather is synonymous with natural disasters. However, that has not necessarily been the case in recent history. Hurricane Sandy was clearly a weather anomaly that caught many business owners by surprise, as hurricane insurance coverage is not something often considered necessary on […]

Read the full blawg post →

Auto Accident: Is it Wise to Handle the Case on Your Own?

by Lisa Coleman June 14, 2013 Accident Claims

The straight and simple answer to this question, “Is it wise to handle your own case after an accident,” is No, and there are several reasons supporting this position. Insurance adjusters are professional negotiators. A novice victim of an automobile accident is rarely a match for an insurance company employee who has been trained in […]

Read the full blawg post →

Summer Abroad: Who’s Liable for Student Accident Expenses?

by annbailey May 23, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Many U.S. schools offer students the chance to study abroad for a semester. Attending school in a foreign country provides cultural enrichment and plenty of social opportunities, but it can also be dangerous. Crime, theft, illness, accidental injury, and even issues with one’s visa are just a few possibilities when in a foreign country. If […]

Read the full blawg post →

Liability Insurance Coverage for Bodily Injury

by contactus May 1, 2013 Accident Claims Law

(US law and generally) Any business, big or small is required by law to have a liability insurance coverage. This is to protect the company from financial losses when obliged to spend for damages or injuries caused to employees while working, or to 3rd party as a result of an accident for example. By definition, […]

Read the full blawg post →

What’s The Difference Between Short & Long Term Disability?

by Ladyblogger April 24, 2013 Insurance

If you are injured or become seriously ill, you might be able to make a claim for either short-term or long-term disability. However, in order to qualify, you are going to need to meet certain guidelines and have your condition for a previously specified period of time. For example, your short-term disability policy might start […]

Read the full blawg post →

The Role of Medical Care & Documentation in Workers’ Comp Claims

by Molly P. April 18, 2013 Accident Claims

Being injured while on the job can be a very disheartening occurrence. The thought of a person being prevented from earning money by being injured at the place that they earn that money is sometimes more than some can deal with. Luckily, workers’ compensation insurance, in most cases, takes care of people injured while at […]

Read the full blawg post →

Five Things You Should Know When Applying For Legal Malpractice Insurance

by Dariel Figueroa March 17, 2013 Insurance

If you’re a law firm, the last thing you want to do is find out that you did not pay close attention to the questions asked in an insurance application when a claim comes rolling around.  By being misleading, or, by just not paying close enough attention and not providing the exact details pertaining to […]

Read the full blawg post →

Bad Faith Tactics: How to Tell When You’re a Victim

by Savannah February 23, 2013 Business

(US law) Forms of insurance have been in existence for thousands of years, but the current model of insurance companies really just evolved within the past few hundred years. Insurance helps protect people and their assets, but it’s important to remember that insurance companies are still businesses looking to turn a profit. It’d be a […]

Read the full blawg post →

Practical Tips for Choosing and Paying Off Your Student Loans

by edralyn February 2, 2013 Finance

If you’re thinking about attending college, a student loan can help finance your efforts, and you certainly wouldn’t be alone in using this option. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, about 20 million Americans go to college annually, and more than half of them rely on student loans. Keep reading to get tips for […]

Read the full blawg post →

You Don’t Have Health Insurance. Now What?

by edralyn January 15, 2013 Finance

Forty-four million Americans are uninsured, and another almost 40 million people have inadequate health insurance. Without health insurance, people have been going without preventative healthcare and avoiding necessary treatment when they can. Often, this means that these health issues exacerbate themselves and often these patients end up with worse trouble than they started with. “The […]

Read the full blawg post →

Rising Drug Costs: Myth or Reality?

by edralyn January 9, 2013 Finance

The cost of prescription drugs seems to be on a never-ending climb. Newspaper articles commonly discuss the plights of patients who need life-saving drugs but opt not to take them because of the extra expense. In this erratic economy, many people struggle to put food on the table, let alone pay for the drugs to […]

Read the full blawg post →

Why Should You Need Liability Life Insurance?

by RyanD January 3, 2013 Insurance

While most people do everything they can to stay healthy and be there for their family, no one is guaranteed to wake up the next morning. If someone does die unexpectedly, the event can cause a lot of problems within the family. This is especially true if the now deceased person was the primary income […]

Read the full blawg post →

Insurance Surcharges & Your DUI

by Katie Hewatt December 20, 2012 Insurance

(US law) When you are facing a DUI charge, you may not realize that you are facing more than possible fines and jail time. In many states, insurance surcharges are attached to your driver’s license and you will be required to pay these fines in addition to any penalties given to you by the court. […]

Read the full blawg post →