Qualifying as a solicitor in 1999, Carrie joined Keoghs as a partner in 2010 and, for the past 14 years, has worked for composite insurers and large insureds.
She has dealt with a wide variety of disease claims (from £1,000 to £2.5 million) encompassing the full long and short-tail range as well as more unusual claims such as chemical poisoning, hypoxic brain injury and a multi-party HAVS claim for a glass manufacturer. With a particular interest in disease fraud, she recently secured savings of £400,000 in an unusual respiratory claim.
Carrie develops strategies with insurer clients for dealing with disease claims and also delivers training seminars.
Latest Insights by Carrie Hoey
Following the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), Keoghs has identified an increase in claims alleging tinnitus following a road traffic accident.
Following the introduction of LASPO, Keoghs has identified an increase in the number of claimants alleging to have suffered tinnitus as a result of a road traffic accident. Whilst some experts suggest that there is a causal link between whiplash and tinnitus, it is not always the case, particularly in low impact collisions.