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.

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

Fraudster sentenced to 12 months following private prosecution

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.

News And Events 01/04/2020

WM Morrisons v Various Claimants

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc (Appellant) v Various Claimants (Respondent), finding for Morrisons. As with the parallel matter of Barclays Bank plc (Appellant) v Various Claimants (Respondents), the case concerns the scope of vicarious liability.  Daniel Tyler (Associate), who was part of a team assisting Alastair Gillespie in the Barclays litigation, considers the Morrisons judgment and its ramifications.

News And Events 25/03/2020

DSN v Blackpool Football Club [2020] EWHC 596 QB

The High Court (Mr Justice Griffiths) has recently handed down judgment for the claimant in a sexual abuse claim. The claimant was awarded £17,000 for abuse by a former football scout, Frank Roper, for whose actions the defendant football club was held vicariously liable.