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Accident and health

With our Accident and Health team, you'll benefit from exceptional knowledge of insurance and extensive medicolegal experience.

We've developed our expertise in this area through our renowned personal injury practice.

Comprising form-drafting, coverage advice, investigations, analysis of medical records and instruction of medicolegal experts, our accident and heath offering is full and comprehensive. We provide arbitration and litigation and can instruct and monitor overseas lawyers on your behalf, either directly or through reinsurance.

We also provide audit and inspection services for reinsurance, binding authority and coverholder business.

Where we need to work alongside lawyers in other jurisdictions, we call upon our international best friend network of law firms to provide local expertise. This helps us ensure we find the right local lawyer for the job thereby keeping cost and indemnity spend down.

 

 

 

Examples of work

Advising on coverage - whether a pneumothorax that occurred due to a pre-existing lung tumour fell within the scope of accidental injury

Advising on coverage - aircraft personnel and scope of fleet cover

Review of wording on extensive group personal accident and business travel policy

Establishing whether a Premiership footballer's capacity to play was affected by injuries sustained in an incident during the relevant policy period, or from a subsequent incident outside the policy term

Coverage advice – a medical expenses claim where the policy provided for medical treatment or repatriation due to sickness while outside country of domicile