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# Insurance

17th May 2024
Irish Life Health to hike prices by an average of 5.3%
This week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Woman (74) jailed for making six false personal injury claims worth over €28,000
Last month
April 2024
Number of claims relating to accidents caused by uninsured drivers rose by 11% last year
Customers urged to shop around as VHI to scrap four popular plans on 1 May
Insurance premiums rise by 8% despite drop in cost of settlements
This year
Changes to school transport scheme to be phased in with 'nearest school' rule to be abolished
VHI to increase price of healthcare insurance plans by 7% average from 1 March
Financial analyst: Pensions, savings and insurance - what's in store this year?
Ralph Benson
Last year
Taoiseach and ministers discuss recent increases in road deaths
Insurance industry signs up to agreement aimed at tackling fraud
Axa to buy Laya Healthcare in deal worth €650 million
Car insurance costs fall by 5% following introduction of new claim guidelines
Insurers to offer cancer survivors the right to be forgotten under revised industry code
All time
Motor insurance premiums fell by 17% between 2017 and 2021
Ulster Bank and KBC customers urged to update insurance before banks withdraw
Govt liaising with insurance companies on cover for high-powered e-bikes
Personal injury awards fell €118m last year on pre-pandemic levels
Insurance reform group calls for action as survey finds premiums increase by 16%
VHI to return money to customers as number of claims remains lower than expected due to pandemic
Ban on insurance 'price walking' from July but new customer discounts still allowed
Personal injuries awards drop 40% since new guidelines introduced
Insurance report 'lays bare the greed behind industry crisis', say campaigners
Warren Buffett names Greg Abel as successor at Berkshire Hathaway
Three people arrested and charged with procuring fraudulent car insurance policies
New guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards to come into effect next week
Pearse Doherty: Why TDs should support my Bill to end the loyalty penalty and reduce insurance costs
Pearse Doherty TD
'You're not a stupid man': Leo Varadkar and Pearse Doherty clash over Covid-19 insurance
Majority of insurers use controversial differential pricing practice, Central Bank report finds
Motor insurance premiums rose 35% in a decade despite a massive drop-off in claims
Bar owners say they were 'given assurances' that insurer FBD would cover losses caused by Covid-19
Pubs' legal action against FBD insurance over Covid-19 cover begins
Capping of damages in personal injury cases is constitutionally permissible, says Law Reform Commission
Insurer's bid to halt ombudsman investigation to be 'vigorously opposed', court told
'The elephant in the sitting room': Long-awaited report on injury payouts could have 'dramatic' effect on premiums
Whiplash award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000 as judge says personal injury litigation 'should not be a lottery'
Explainer: What does the new 'green list' mean for foreign travel?
Poll: Would you go on a foreign holiday without travel insurance?
Varadkar told insurance reform must be top priority as he takes questions on his new brief
Insurer FBD puts €22m aside to cover potential losses in court case taken by pub owners over Covid-19 cover
Pub owners take FBD Insurance to court over Covid-19 disruption cover