22nd June 2017
You’re late! Suing your insurer under the Enterprise Act
As of 4 May 2017, The Enterprise Act 2016 imposed a requirement on insurers to make prompt payment of claims. Policy holders are now able to seek compensation for damages if insurers breach this requirement. ‘Reasonable Time’ Under the new provisions, insurers are given a ‘reasonable time’ to pay a claim – albeit there […]Read More
28th September 2016
Recovery of third party funding costs in arbitration proceedings
A significant decision handed down by the High Court this week has potential to change the landscape for third party funding in arbitration, allowing it to steal a march on litigation. Essar v Norscot In the currently unreported case of Essar Oilfield Services Limited v Norscot Rig Management Pvt Limited the Court upheld the decision […]Read More
22nd June 2016
Come and visit us at AvMA!
QLP will once again be exhibiting at the annual AvMA Conference in Brighton from Friday 1st July. Whilst we come bearing Elmer’s, come and talk to us about funding and insuring your Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury claims. It’s a fast moving market and we can help in new and exciting ways… For those who […]Read More
20th May 2016
The Wise man built his house on the rock, but the foolish man built his house on the sand – what do you do if there is no rock?
Whilst the parable of the foolish builder is laden with meaning, being shamelessly commercial we have brushed over the metaphysical and focussed on the earthly importance of property. As a concept property has many more nuances than may immediately spring to mind: there is tangible property, intangible property, intellectual property, private and public property (and […]Read More
25th April 2016
A victory for Disbursement Funding..!
In an important victory for disbursement funding, a claimant has successfully recovered interest and charges under a loan. (Angela Jade Powell v Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Court No OSY02236, 01.01.2016) The claimant, who was of very limited means, utilised a disbursement funding product much like our own (click here for more information) […]Read More