Poisonous snakes and drunken crocodiles – all in a day’s work

Working on losses resulting from the devastating floods which hit Thailand from last July, Peter Chart’s recollections of Thailand as a holiday destination are a far distant memory: his four recent visits – each one lasting between one and two weeks – have been nothing like those serene getaway days. Read more

Adjusting to mediation

Adjusters will often find that claims on which they are instructed will become the subject of mediation whether it is in relation to disputes on policy liability, third party liability or subrogated recoveries.

An adjuster can sometimes be expected to participate in the mediation hearing to assist in resolving the disputed claim. It is, therefore, important that the adjuster understands not only the process of mediation but also the approach and attitude of the instructing principals to mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) generally. Read more

Nick Patterson joins vrs Vericlaim

Nick Patterson, previously Commercial Director at the Garwyn Group, has joined the senior management team at vrs Vericlaim. Based at the company’s head office in London, he will be responsible for leading and developing vrs Vericlaim’s liability business in London and the South. Read more

Summer events – and some are potential claims problems

Over the summer of 2012 the UK plays host to a number of major events. The Olympic Games and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will both give rise to local celebrations, in addition to the events themselves, while the London 2012 Festival boasts that it will be ‘the biggest festival the UK has ever seen, with artists from all over the world’. Read more

vrs Vericlaim at Airmic 2012

vrs Vericlaim will be on stand 28 at Airmic 2012, looking forward to meeting colleagues old and new. Airmic takes place at The ACC, Liverpool, June 11-13.

Michael Burnett to join vrs Vericlaim

In the first of what the company claims could be several high profile appointments in 2012, vrs Vericlaim has announced that Michael Burnett is to be its representative in Northern Ireland, as from February 1.

vrs Vericlaim is approaching its second anniversary, with a growing reputation for employing highly qualified and experienced staff, which Burnett’s appointment will only serve to enhance. Read more