Posts tagged “insurance”

Lawyers attack Compensation Bill

April 21st, 2011
Lawyers attack Compensation Bill

A new bill going through the Oklahoma Senate in the USA has been criticised by a number of lawyers as being unfair. It seems a provision in the new act will allow money from insurance and other sources to be subtracted from the total amount of compensation awarded to a plaintiff. Lawyers believe this to […]

Is The Irish Health Insurance System In Trouble?

February 14th, 2011
Is The Irish Health Insurance System In Trouble?

It seems so, according to a number of commentators. It appears that two of the largest health insurance companies in Ireland have put up their prices so far that many people can no longer afford it. The Irish health market was opened up to the ‘market’ and competition in the mid 1990s, but the companies […]

Are Obama’s Health Care Plans Unravelling?

February 2nd, 2011
Are Obama’s Health Care Plans Unravelling?

Despite trying to ensure that all US citizens are covered by health insurance, it seems opponents of the health care reforms are having success. The bill passed before the recent federal elections include a provision that all citizens must have insurance cover. The Government also included another provision that this will be subsidised for those […]

Travellers warned over insurance

October 25th, 2010
Travellers warned over insurance

Travellers heading for a winter sun break in the Caribbean are being urged to make sure they purchase adequate travel insurance before the fly. Cuba has already introduced rules that only tourists with travel insurance will be allowed to enter the country, and there are concerns that other Caribbean nations could follow. Even if you […]

Medical Cover Warning For Expats

October 22nd, 2010
Medical Cover Warning For Expats

If you are a British citizen living abroad, then ensure you are covered with medical insurance. If not, you could be in for a rude awakening if you fall ill. That’s basically the view of British insurance companies. They recently held a meeting at the RAC Club in London. Delegates were informed that the cost […]

Novel ‘Drive-Through Insurance’ Launched

October 21st, 2010
Novel ‘Drive-Through Insurance’ Launched

Whether this will speed up processing of claims has yet to be tested, but a Connecticut based law firm believes it could help. The new idea is similar to the MacDonald’s drive-throughs. Clients simply drop off and pick up documents via a hatch or window. How this will go down with the law firm’s clients […]

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