Health and safety
“Harness wave of social change” says IOSH
US pharmacies found liable for fuelling opioid crisis
Consilium boosts asbestos scheme for removers and surveyors with PI cover
D&O pricing increases 30-100 per cent across the globe – GILC report
A research report into global directors’ & officers’ liability (D&O) insurance markets by Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC) has uncovered global pressure in D&O across the world, but sees opportunities for recovery in the..
Work-related stress and poor mental health crisis warning from HSE
Major stress at work claim discontinued
Swiss Re Institute: global economic and insurance outlook 2022/2023
The latest sigma study from Swiss Re Institute forecasts the global insurance industry to reach a new record in global premiums by mid-2022, exceeding US$7 trillion, reflecting rising risk awareness, increasing demand for protection and rate..
Third quarter european recalls – Sedgwick
The latest “Sedgwick Brand Protection Recall Index 2021 (European Edition 3)” covering the third quarter of 2021 shows that recall volume has remained consistently high in response to new and changing regulation, increased scrutiny of..
New president of London FOIL
Report highlights issues around nanomaterials in waste streams
Equality and Human Rights Commission launches race discrimination fund
NHS Resolution successfully challenges employers’ liability claim
Christmas cheer – just don’t drive anywhere
Plaintiff lawyers call for coherent strategy on patient safety crisis
Clyde & Co launches digital casualty claims handling platform
Low-value data breach claim sees ground-breaking ruling
Violence and abuse at work
Government ratifies ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention
Sexual harassment on public transport on the increase
Pre-action protocols report from Civil Justice Council
AM Best on US asbestos and environmental losses
Supreme Court judgment strikes blow against data breach class actions
The Supreme Court has granted Google’s appeal against a Court of Appeal judgment that allowed a class action against the company over unauthorised collection of their data. The landmark case, Lloyd v Google LLC  UKSC 50, will be welcomed..
Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation on Solicitors Indemnity Fund
Workers’ compensation claims growing in Australia
Awards and settlements
Six-figure settlement for amputated finger and thumb