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News And Events 23/03/2021
Keoghs and Admiral Insurance have secured a successful contempt of court ruling as CCTV footage revealed that an alleged driver involved in a road traffic accident wasn’t even at the scene of the incident. The judgment has seen the fraudster receive an immediate custodial sentence of eight months whilst his colluding partner, who was actually driving the vehicle, awaits sentencing in April.
News And Events 23/02/2021
A 10 day trial has resulted in a sentence of nine months suspended for 18 months and 100 hours unpaid work in the community for Shajeel Malik, a fraudster who faked a road traffic accident, policyholder and company in order to facilitate a fraudulent claim.
News And Events 26/01/2021
Keoghs Corporate Risks motor team and BFS Group Ltd have successfully defended a phantom passenger claim at trial, securing a finding of fundamental dishonesty. The judgment provides an important insight for corporates and self-insureds as to the cost and repercussions on genuine claimants who aid and assist the fraudulent claims of others.
News And Events 16/09/2020
Allianz and Keoghs have won an important High Court appeal which provides important guidance on costs for dismissed claims where fraud has been pleaded but not found, whilst also driving to the heart of what constitutes fundamental dishonesty in a personal injury claim.
News And Events 02/09/2020
Mulsanne and Keoghs fire further warning to physio fraudsters as claimant found fundamentally dishonest
A recent claim involving a chain of medical inaccuracies and alleged physiotherapy has been successfully defended by Keoghs and Mulsanne Insurance, with a finding of fundamental dishonesty. The case highlights counter-fraud processes for defending claims layering which have resulted in a nomination for Collaboration of the Year at October’s Insurance Fraud Awards.
News And Events 05/06/2020
Allianz Insurance v Fitzhugh Stephenson A fraudster who submitted a false £4,000 personal injury claim has been handed an immediate 12 month prison sentence with no suspension following a successful private prosecution by Allianz Insurance and defendant law firm, Keoghs. The hugely significant judgment, which also saw the insurer recover all costs via central funds, was the first of its kind for Allianz, and has laid down an important marker in the fight against insurance fraud.