Insurance Law Blogs

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

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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