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We’re very pleased to announce a collaboration with AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, to jointly launch the AXIS Marine Cyber Insurance product.
Case review 20-10-2020
Kennedys marine team won a significant victory recently in the California Court of Appeal in the case of Prickett v Bonnier Corp [13 October 2020] which dealt with the issue of damages for loss of society in the context of a maritime case.
Kennedys continues to grow in the EMEA region as we are being joined by all partners and staff of former associate firm Zelichov, Ben-Dan & Co to create a brand new Kennedys office in Israel.
Brokers’ E&O insurance premiums are dramatically on the rise, with some industry commentators citing three and even four-fold rate increases in recent months. Here, we consider the main drivers of this rapid market adjustment; specifically, whether these changes are principally a function of the coronavirus pandemic, or instead caused by pre-existing cyclical factors that have left premiums vulnerable to dramatic repricing.
Caroline Wilson, HR Director, explains how our virtual work experience programme levels the playing field and is an opportunity to reach talented individuals who you may never have had a chance to help and nurture.
We’re delighted to announce the promotion of 36 associates to senior associate, up from 22 last year. The senior associates are drawn from insurance and liability, healthcare, and commercial, including specialists in fraud, commercial litigation, real estate, aviation and regulatory law. 28 of those promoted are based in the UK, four in Australia, two in Denmark, one in the Middle East and one in our Lat Am and Caribbean practice in Miami.
Split decision by Pennsylvania Supreme Court highlights bad faith issues to be litigated in the future
An evenly divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of a two decade old insurance bad faith action, upholding the lower court’s ruling that the insurer did not act in bad faith. But in doing so, the court’s opposing opinions highlight unresolved and emerging issues in Pennsylvania bad faith law.
We are very pleased to announce that our annual global salary increases that were postponed from May for non-lawyer staff and from September for lawyers, will go ahead in November.
Kennedys has launched a virtual work experience programme to ensure that the widest possible pool of would-be lawyers can gain a taste of legal life.
One of the key issues in environmental coverage disputes between insurers and policyholders is the question of allocation. The two predominate applications concerning this issue involve determining whether the insurers will be allocated responsibility for payment of a claim on a pro rata basis or on an “all sums” basis.