Don is director of strategy at Keoghs, working closely with the market affairs team, and has additional responsibilities in relation to sales, legal solutions development and client relationship management.
He has specialised in defendant personal injury litigation since 1985 originally specialising in catastrophic injury claims arising from employers' liability, public liability and motor policies. Don has extensive experience in developing strategies and solutions in the counter-fraud, volume motor and credit hire arenas and in advising clients on the impact of Civil Justice Reform
A former president and treasurer of FOIL (Forum of Insurance Lawyers), and its current treasurer, Don has been a member since early in its inception and was a member of the executive for ten years. He was also a member of the Civil Justice Council′s working party on the implementation of Lord Justice Jackson′s civil justice reforms. Additionally he was appointed in 2014 by the MOJ to a ‘core’ working group to implement the Government′s whiplash reform programme published in October 2013 which eventually, amongst other things, led to the introduction of MedCo and a new fixed fee for medical reports in whiplash cases. Don has frequently presented on LASPO implementation and the current whiplash reforms.
Latest Insights by Don Clarke
The latest edition of Personal Injury Aware is now available to download. In this issue, we focus on the impact of COVID-19 on various areas, from costs to catastrophic injury, and courts to causation. We also find out the latest AI developments from Innovation Director, Dene Rowe.
Well our politicians never cease to amaze us but whilst the political turmoil keeps the headlines, there continues to be progress in many civil justice areas.
Welcome to the second Keoghs PI Aware
- Market review
- Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) – An Introduction
- Interim payments during the life of a claim
- SIGs/Complex changes
- Mind the GAP
- Treading Carefully
- Litigation article and the MoJ Portal
- Litigation article and the MoJ Portal Highlighted case
- Spotlight on…
- In pursuit of the fundamental truth
Looking at the facts, we know the UK will leave the EU, whether or not there is a deal in place on the 31st October. Whilst it is possible that any Prime Minister could potentially seek an extension, it is a matter of fact that the EU has consistently insisted that there will be no more negotiation and that this is a final deadline...
Partner Don Clarke and John Gibson provide a summary of all the key issues affecting the personal injury landscape.
The personal injury market is facing major upheaval in many different ways, which is likely to continue for the foreseeable future.