Complete coverage and litigation service for composite insurers, specialist insurers, syndicates, reinsurers, legacy acquirers, captives, brokers, TPAs, large corporates and self-insured organisations.
Successfully contesting insurance or reinsurance claims demands advanced strategies – especially when large sums are at stake. This may involve out-of-court dispute resolution or even litigation. Whatever the case, the expertise and skills of your legal advisers can make a big difference to the outcome.
Weightmans' renowned insurance specialists consistently achieve results through a highly efficient and genuinely comprehensive service.
Our specialist teams are dedicated to workplace, disease, catastrophic injury, motor, the London market and public sector, and we cover market segments from retail, leisure, construction, transport, logistics and security to travel and rail.
As a client, you'll receive additional support as needed from our in-house investigation, fraud and costs teams to build the strongest case possible. You'll also be kept fully informed of progress through our advanced case management systems, letting you access your own files via secure internet links.
Much more than just a personal injury claims handling firm, we manage every type of insurance and reinsurance claim. We'll take care of all the details, down to advising on difficult policy wording and coverage issues and delivering accredited risk management training. Our focus: to help you to achieve your goals through a tailored, results-driven, cost-effective service.
Weightmans attracts praise for its "strong understanding of the commercial objectives of the insurer clients".Legal 500 2019
"Really well-established with leading insurers and insured clients", Weightmans is "strongly recommended".Legal 500 2019
Singled out for its 'high level of business and strategic acumen', Weightmans LLP's 'overall level of service is excellent in all areas'.Legal 500 2017
Weightmans LLP is 'one of the top defendant personal injury firms in the city' and has 'strength in both numbers and depth'. The 'diligent and focused' team provides 'expert knowledge' in a range of areas including employers' and public liability claims, catastrophic injury, fatal accidents, and cross-border litigation. The 'tenacious' practice also acts for numerous insurance providers, such as Zurich, Ageas and the Motor Insurers’ Bureau, and is 'not afraid to take on difficult challenges'.Legal 500 2017
Weightmans LLP’s 'diligent and focused team' is experienced in defending international personal injury claims, particularly handling cases involving road traffic accidents causing serious and catastrophic injuries, and provides a 'consistently quality service' with advice that is 'prompt, carefully considered and accompanied by clear strategy and tactical advice for the progression of a case'.Legal 500 2017
Weightmans LLP is a 'well-respected and highly professional outfit'.Legal 500 2017InsightsBuilding Guarantees: Continuing risks to residents following Manchikalapati v Zurich Insurance (2019)
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