Latest Keoghs Insight

JR v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundations Trust [2017] EWHC 1245 (QB)

Client Alerts||30/10/2017

Fourteenth Edition of the Judicial College’s Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases

Client Alerts||15/09/2017

Personal Injury Discount Rate

Client Alerts||08/09/2017

Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act 2017 to come into force in October 2017

Client Alerts||23/08/2017

Costs budget exaggeration is misconduct

Client Alerts||17/08/2017

Blackmore v Department for Communities and Local Government 2017 EWCA Civ 1136

Client Alerts||04/08/2017

Lord Justice Jackson's review into Fixed Recoverable Costs (FRC)

Client Alerts||01/08/2017

Sentencing guidelines: Reduction in sentence for a guilty plea – update

Client Alerts||27/07/2017

Minibus claims worth over £100,000 stopped dead in their tracks as Keoghs and Mulsanne Insurance prove fundamental dishonesty

News And Events||20/11/2017

Keoghs IT team celebrate double award win

News And Events||17/11/2017

Keoghs unveils first true AI insurance lawyer

News And Events||07/11/2017

Expansion continues for Keoghs with launch of Marine, Ports and Offshore team

News And Events||03/11/2017

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill

News And Events||20/10/2017

Keoghs IT team recognised in prestigious awards

News And Events||19/10/2017

Disputed causation leaves claimants paying the price

News And Events||17/10/2017

Keoghs announce 20 promotions and four new appointments

News And Events||31/08/2017

The Meaning of “Accidental Damage”

Blogs||14/11/2017

Is an approved budget the starting point for a payment on account of costs?

Blogs||08/11/2017

The Discount Rate - Time to Draw the Line?

Blogs||25/10/2017

Out of your Control: The expanding limits of vicarious liability - Natasha Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council

Blogs||23/10/2017

Keoghs Launches Online Ogden Multiplier Calculator

Blogs||09/10/2017

A new way of life? Magill v Panel Systems (DB Limited)

Blogs||27/09/2017

Driver disqualification and the case for exceptional hardship

Blogs||25/09/2017

Health and Safety Executive FFI invoices – new panel, same challenges

Blogs||21/09/2017

Credit Hire Aware 12

AWARE||19/07/2017

Costs Aware Issue 3

AWARE||22/06/2017

Property Aware 5

AWARE||14/06/2017

Credit Hire Aware 11

AWARE||21/12/2016

Fraud Aware 5

AWARE||27/10/2016

Costs Aware 2

AWARE||24/10/2016

Disease Aware 8

AWARE||05/10/2016

Credit Hire Aware 10

AWARE||18/08/2016

Keoghs Insight

We keep you up-to-date on emerging market issues and their impact on the insurance sector, through a variety of publications, events and our leading market initiatives.

Author

Howard Dean

Howard Dean

Partner

T: 0247 665 8136

Costs Aware 2

AWARE||24/10/2016

Litigation in the area of costs is being fought with increasing intensity, with new issues arising soon after a point has finally been decided.  With that in mind, we have a wide range of articles in this issue from various members of Keoghs' costs team, addressing the latest behaviours and case law affecting insurers in this area.

If you have any queries about articles featured in this issue please do not hesitate to contact me or any of the contributors listed in the publication.

Order for interim payments on account of costs

AWARE||24/10/2016

Costs Negotiator, Kayla Rees, looks at recent case law affecting orders for interim payments on account of costs.

The dangers of the approved costs budget

AWARE||24/10/2016

Ben Petrecz and Howard Dean discuss approved costs budgeting and detailed assessment questioning the merits of each.

Transforming our justice system

AWARE||24/10/2016

On the 15th September the Lord Chancellor, Lord Chief Justice, and the Senior President of Tribunals published a joint statement on their shared vision for the future of Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunal Service.

Challenging unreasonably incurred court fees

AWARE||24/10/2016

In the first of two articles, Hayley Blackburn examines a common behaviour where claimant solicitors bring proceedings on an individual basis for linked claimants, increasing costs for insurers as a result.

Recoverable costs of attending an inquest

AWARE||24/10/2016

Yvonne Booth questions whether the costs of attending an inquest should be recoverable in the context of a civil claim?

Late acceptance of Part 36 offers and indemnity costs

AWARE||24/10/2016

Claimants have long been pushing for defendants to be penalised in indemnity costs for accepting genuine offers of settlement out of time. The number of applications based merely upon the fact of late acceptance is steadily growing resulting in first instance decisions for both sides.

Part 36 and "genuine attempts to settle"

AWARE||24/10/2016

Elaine Pitt looks at Part 36 offers and the difficulty involved with "genuine attempts to settle".

Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

AWARE||24/10/2016

On 13 October, before Regional Costs Judge, District Judge Lumb, it was decided that a “good reason” to depart downwards from an approved budget is not needed upon detailed assessment.

Are claimants incurring court fees unnecessarily?

AWARE||24/10/2016

Hayley Blackburn tackles a second issue involving court fees that could impact indemnity spend.