Head of Keoghs′ Disease team, Peter has overall responsibility for managing each business area to ensure we are delivering the right results for clients. With over 20 years′ experience handling disease claims on behalf of insurers, Peter has developed expertise in a wide variety of both short and long-tail claims. These include WRULD, HAVS, NIHL, asbestos and other chest-related conditions as well as successfully defending allegations of brain injury from exposure to solvents and care and abuse claims.
Involved in a multi-million pound recovery scheme, Peter sat on the EL / Disease Special Interest Group of FOIL and he also regularly provides client training.
Latest Insights by Peter Kenworthy
Just as the continuing Covid crisis in care homes has gained more prominence in the media, insurers have similarly started to receive an increasing number of Covid related notifications and claims.
Client Alerts 08/02/2019
On 6th February 2019, Master Thornett handed down what is believed to be the first judgment on the issue of Periodical Payment Orders (PPOs) as a mechanism for funding future immunotherapy in mesothelioma claim
Client Alerts 20/09/2016
The website of Isaac Abrahams confirms that they formally went into administration on 14 September.
The UK’s care and nursing sector has never been more under the media and public spotlight. Keoghs’ care team brings a cross-disciplinary approach to the handling of allegations made against industry members and through anecdotal experience is able to advise on how serious issues might be avoided in the future.
The current flood of deafness claims shows little sign of abating and the quality of claims show an inverse relationship to the volume. Minds have reasonably moved on to consider the potential challenges to the growing number of claims.
Are disease claims too complex to go through the fixed fee regime at all? Peter Kenworthy investigates.