Stephen joined Keoghs in 2002 and became a partner in 2009. He has dealt with EL/PL claims throughout his career and specialises in disease claims. He handles a wide range of disease claims including HAVS, deafness, asbestos, dermatitis, WRULD, repetitive back, mesothelioma and industrial asthma.
Stephen has an excellent record in defeating first claims and those of real importance to clients. He has also worked with a number of insureds to coordinate their responses to floodgate scenarios and has contributed to seminars on a variety of topics related to disease litigation.
Latest Insights by Stephen Croston
Stephen Croston discusses a case where on appeal the effect of QOCS was overturned and found to be fundamentally dishonest.
Client Alerts 12/02/2016
In a case run by Stephen Croston, partner in Keoghs' Disease Team, a claimant's claim was found "fundamentally dishonest" on appeal and permission was granted for a costs order to be enforced against the claimant in line with CPR 44.16, overturning the effect of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS).
The effect of the Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Act on claims under the COSHH Regulations.
Stephen Croston looks at the alarming increase in fraudulent claims for deafness.