Eric began his career as a claims negotiator in the insurance industry in the 1980s. After 10 years working with the in-house legal department of a major utility company, he moved to private practice in 1996 before joining Keoghs in 2007.
He has a wealth of experience dealing with liability RTA and disease claims for insurers and public and private sector clients and qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executive in 1998
Eric is a Partner in Keoghs’ Complex Injury Claims department He deals with EL PL and RTA claims. Eric is a strong negotiator who takes a proactive, consensual approach to resolving claims.
Latest Insights by Eric Woolley
As we approach the 6th anniversary of the introduction of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act (ERRA) S69 only now do we have the first significant judicial interpretation of an employer’s duty post implementation.
Client Alerts 03/03/2016
The Supreme Court has given guidance in relation to employers' vicarious liability
1st October 2015 saw the second anniversary of this piece of legislation, which deals with civil liability arising from breach of statutory duty. S69 triggered a fundamental change to the basis upon which employees can bring civil claims for compensation against their employers.
In this issue: an early look at the ERR Act, case of the quarter and a look at how employers' 'team bonding' trips are not always classed as 'work'.
Eric Woolley investigates assaults by third parties on employees in the course of their employment and vicarious liability.
Effective from 1 October 2013, Eric Woolley looks at employer's liability claims and the ERR Act.