Our Expertise

Disease

Key Contact

Peter Kenworthy

Peter Kenworthy

Partner

T:01204 678616

As one of the largest dedicated disease teams in the UK, we have a proven track record in successfully defending disease claims, whether you’re dealing with routine low value or higher value complex cases.

We approach disease claims in a way which challenges traditional market conventions and believe that most claims can be dealt with in a structured, process-driven manner. By successfully combining process with technical expertise, proactivity and team-working we have effectively streamlined claims handling.

The team also utilise the expertise of Keoghs’ counter-fraud specialists, developing fraud triggers and checklists for the various types of claims and identifying suspect cases at the earliest opportunity.

Our strategic work in the field of disease is recognised as market leading, reducing indemnity spend and cycle times with pioneering strategies such as KAMS (Keoghs Advanced Mesothelioma Strategy) and substantial work with Noise Induced Hearing Loss.

We provide unrivalled strategic advice and support through major test litigation whilst actively participating in specialist industry interest groups and monitoring developing issues. We lead the market in challenges and appeals at the highest level, including the Court of Appeal.

Whether you’re an insurer or self-insured, commercial organisation or public body – the breadth and depth of our expertise ensures we successfully handle claims through the full spectrum of mainstream and less well-known diseases.

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