A barrister wrote recently about the growing perception amongst indemnity insurers and professional clients that the under-settlement of injury claims is on the rise. We have seen this trend too.
It’s perhaps not quite as divisive as Brexit, but the arguments surrounding the Civil Liability Act 2018 – addressing the compensation culture versus protecting access to justice – sit deep in the world of PI.
It was a potentially huge moment for the ATE market, so I thought it might be useful to share my thoughts on the outcome, and break it down to its key elements – DemouiIpied for Dummies, if you like.
Litigants approaching us directly have, either from previous experience or by word of mouth, heard largely negative feedback about the application process offered by funders and insurers.
Allianz Legal Protection’s latest roundtable in London discussed topics ranging from after-the-event insurance to the Civil Liability Act 2018, with both deriving many thought-provoking points.