Environmental Claims and Issues

AXA Insurance
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm (UK time)
    • Rupert Frost LLB (Hons), ACII, FCILA, FUEDI-ELAE, Technical Director Environmental Claims, QuestGates Chartered Loss Adjusters

Title: Environmental Claims - The Theory and The Practice

Time: Registration/Lunch 12.30, 13:00 start, until 14:00

Cost: Lecture free; Lunch £5 per person (book in advance, pay on the day)


With the ever-increasing awareness of Environmental issues, the session will cover the various types of cover available, the benefits, coverage gaps and liability considerations.

This will lead to discussion around remediation methods and the potential challenges faced when dealing with these complex and traumatic claims. Whilst frequency of these claims is low the cost of a claim can be high. We will look at various scenarios and cover what actions should be taken as soon as an event occurs to help mitigate the exposure.

Who should attend?

Anyone involved in or with an interest in Environmental underwriting and claims.

Learning Objectives

• A broad understanding of environmental policy coverage and claims issues across Household, Commercial and Agricultural risks.

• First party and Third-party risks and issues

• Remediation techniques

• The role of the Environment Agency and other key parties

Speaker Biography

Rupert began his adjusting career in 1979 and has worked exclusively for chartered loss adjusters ever since. Originally a property adjuster, he concentrated on liability claims investigation from the mid 1990’s before moving into the specialist area of Environmental Claims. Rupert is the Technical Director for QuestGates specialist Environmental claims team.

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