“Blake Morgan delivers a first-class service and is a deserved leader in this area. AXA and the Welsh Government are clients. ”
We provide a first class and comprehensive service that ranges from in-house accident investigation services to post-litigation claims handling. Our insurance specialists ensure that clients are always served in the most commercial and cost-effective basis, reducing the overall cost of litigation wherever possible.
We work closely with our clients to ensure we comply with their specific service level agreements or protocols in the ways they want their claims handled.
Our highly rated lawyers are experts not only in the substantive law but also in our clients’ businesses and processes and we place enormous importance resolving cases as quickly as possible.
Areas in which we have a reputation for providing the best possible advice include:
Resolving claims for compensation from injury is a key part of our insurance practice, and our specialist lawyers have the experience needed to negotiate to achieve the earliest and best results possible. Our insurance team has particular expertise in advising on European cross-border litigation and jurisdiction issues and acts for a number of European insurers. We also regularly advise on employers’ and public liability claims arising both from accidents at work and occupational disease.
Our Credit Hire team has been involved in some of the leading cases in this area, and our fraud team has a proven track record for conducting in-depth investigations and repudiating claims for our clients.
The Regulatory team regularly deals with HSE investigations and defending both personal and corporate criminal charges.
We provide comprehensive advice to:
Clients who we have successfully acted for or advise:
|The National Trust||Swansea University|
|Welsh Government||Shaw Gibbs LLP|
|NFU Mutual Insurance Society Ltd||NPT Homes|
|AXA Insurance PLC||Bordengate Insurance Brokers|
|Wales & West Utilities||Brit Insurance|
Van der lans v. KLM – Decision of the European Court
Calls for the law to be updated have resulted in The Insurance Act 2015 receiving Royal Assent on 12 February 2015, although the vast majority of its provisions will only come into force on 12 August 2016 to allow the market time to adjust.
Since 10 March it has been a criminal offence, contrary to section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998, for an employer to require an individual to use their subject access rights.
Our Travel Insurance team discuss a recent High Court judgement involving evidence in claims issued in England and Wales, where foreign damages are to be assessed.
Daniel Scognamiglio offers his take on skiing accidents, addressing the insurer’s issues from a legal perspective.
Whilst the UK has voted to leave the EU, it is not clear as to what that exit will look like or as to how we will construe the laws that we have adopted over the last 40 years.
It is important that insurers are aware of the consequences double insurance may have on their liability.
The Court of Appeal helps us understand when an airline can rely on the 'extraordinary circumstance' defence for a claim brought under the Denied Boarding Regulations.