Many of our lawyers are recognised as leaders in their field and we work closely with you to understand your approach to large loss claims, ensuring a seamless service is provided with the aim of reducing overall spend on damages and costs. Whilst we are firm in our approach, we always focus on the claimant’s needs - after all we are dealing with serious injuries. Over the years we have developed constructive relationships with many of the larger claimant firms, helping claims to progress in a timely manner.
As a leader in the catastrophic and large value injury arena, we will keep you abreast of emerging developments through our thought leadership programme and reduce your indemnity spend with initiatives such as Know Your Opponent (KYO), Know Your Claimant (KYC) and litigation avoidance.
Overall, our handling approach seeks to narrow issues as early as possible, marshal the evidence to facilitate early ‘fight or flight’ decisions and counter any claimant firm behaviour to cost-build or delay resolution activity.
Our complex injury team is one of the largest and most knowledgeable in the market, with several partners dealing with claims valued over £1m for many of the UK’s largest insurers.
Our approach to reducing costs is strategic, not just transactional; ensuring all cost elements are correctly applied whilst also focusing on long term goals with a more permanent reducing impact on indemnity spend.
Our expert team deals with all aspects of motor crime and regulatory prosecutions arising from personal injury or death on the road, at work or in a public place.
Our enforcement team can deploy a range of recovery options from third party debt orders and bankruptcy to bailiff/high court enforcement officers and charging orders.
As the foundation of our intelligence-led approach to counter-fraud activities, Keoghs Intelligence Services (KIS) has grown to become the largest and one of the most respected insurance fraud intelligence units in the country.
Our team will help you identify cases that can be escalated to criminal investigation and then work with you to ensure the best chance of success. We also work closely with initiatives such as the IFB and IFED.
Our policy team has substantial experience in advising on all types of policy indemnity issues and can assist you when facing a challenge to a declined indemnity.
As the only dedicated fraud rings team in the market, our specialist unit provides a robust and coordinated response to the increased threat of organised criminal gangs who target a variety of claims outside of more traditional activity.
Our expert team deals with a wide variety of claims spanning the entire spectrum of value and complexity. Our depth of experience also means we understand the complex legal issues that can arise.
With large loss fraud on the increase, this is an area we have particular expertise in countering. We have also been key in progressing the law, as evidenced by the landmark Neild v Loveday (2011) decision.
Subtle Brain Injury cases require a thorough understanding of the medical condition and the pitfalls of poor rehabilitation. Our experience includes numerous cases and results in substantial indemnity savings.
We have worked with a number of our clients in recent years to address the issue of chronic pain and, despite having good results from early identification and handling processes, we continue to see chronic pain as a developing area.
Our large and complex loss team handle complex property claims with experience of advising on a wide variety of issues.
Containing some of the market's leading individuals, our large loss team provides a proactive, practical and cost-effective service
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