Insurance & Reinsurance
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Our motor team advises motor insurers in claims ranging from outsourced, pre-litigation and non-injury claims through to complex, multi-track personal injury cases.
We deal with the defence of thousands of injury and non-injury claims each year. Our team also supports insurers in pursuing recoveries – including contested liability actions, third party recovery claims and enforcement proceedings. We assist and advise on policy indemnity, where necessary, assisting insurers to secure declarations as to policy avoidance.
Our credit hire team comprises market leading experts with decades of experience in handling cases from pre-litigation through to the most complex, high value matters.
We deliver a quality, cost effective service whilst tackling issues including claims inflation, claims leakage and fraud. Our volume work is managed through a custom designed case management system which is tailored to meet each insurer's requirements.
In cooperation with our specialists in fraud and criminal defence we provide a complete service offering for insurers and their insureds and have expertise in defending claims against the emergency services. We have a team of in-house investigators and accident reconstruction experts. By providing clients with access to this range of expertise from a single provider, we streamline the procurement process and deliver cost savings.
Our areas of expertise include credit hire, emergency services motor claims, fleet risks, indemnity & coverage advice, motoring prosecutions, pre- and post-litigation motor claims and recoveries.
Securing a defence verdict on behalf of race car component manufacturer in a USD 60 million wrongful death claim arising from the death of a race car driver during a qualifying run at a Grand Am racing event
Obtaining a defence verdict for the tire manufacturer in the first verdict involving a US Ford Explorer rollover death with a tire tread separation
Advising Dutch insurers in relation to an action pursued in the High Court of Amsterdam on the care and Court of Protection element of a UK national's brain injury claim.
Assisted a large insurer in drafting and implementing a pilot repudiation strategy for motor claims throughout the UK.
Acting for an insurer in relation to the defence of a paraplegic claim incurred during a police chase. Advising on the defence of joint enterprise volenti together with complex issues as to the claimant's knowledge of the driver's intoxication, drug abuse and complex issues regarding the...
Acting for insurers in the Autofocus test litigation relating to allegations of commercial fraud by expert witnesses and the financial implication of that alleged fraud to third party hire companies.
Successfully defending to trial a serious road traffic accident claim brought by a Claimant who was rendered paraplegic in the accident.