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We have put our approach to innovation and our role as a knowledge resource to the fore with the launch of a new, responsive website.
DePuy International Ltd’s ULTAMET® Metal-on-Metal (MOM) Articulation, a total hip replacement prosthesis, is not defective under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (the Act), the High Court has ruled today in a decision likely to affect many hundreds of other claims against manufacturers of MOM hip implants in the UK and the EU generally.
Global law firm Kennedys has strengthened its insurance coverage capabilities and global insurance practice with the hire of Mark Dessi from US firm Skarzynski Black. He joins as a partner in the New York office where he is reunited with several former partners from Sedgwick who joined Kennedys CMK last autumn.
We are pleased to confirm that we have promoted six solicitors to our partnership, taking our worldwide partner count to 279.
This month at Lloyd’s of London, Kennedys’ solicitors Neelam Buck and Emily Clift spoke to the market about wildfire risks, as part of a series on Emerging Risks provided in partnership with the under-35s claims group for Lloyd’s managing agents claims adjusters and Lloyd’s claims brokers (LMA LIIBA U35s).
We are pleased to announce that we have promoted four attorneys to our partnership in the United States, taking our worldwide partner count to 271.
Reinventing insurance for the mobile generation: will blockchain secure the future of insurers over the tech giants?
Insurance is an old industry. Entrepreneurs are looking at how the latest technologies can create new business models to increase efficiency, reduce administration and make insurance products attractive to today’s digital natives.
We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our commercial litigation capabilities with the arrival of a four-strong team to our Lima office, headed by Tabata Arteta who joins as a partner.
We are pleased to announce that our significant growth in Australia has continued with the appointment of a large team of healthcare and employment law specialists — including three partners, six lawyers and four support staff – formerly of TressCox. They join our Melbourne office today.
The press continues to be dominated by commentary on technological innovation in all sectors, and insurance is no exception. We are all familiar with "fintech", a label identifying the use of new technology like mobile phone banking to create and improve financial services, be it for a consumer or a business. But what about the insurance equivalent? What is “insurtech", and what does it mean for those working in the insurance industry in the near future?