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.

Blogs 11/02/2021

Hidden Danger - Violence in Retail

With the Government urging retailers and supermarkets in particular to enforce the wearing of face coverings, and reports suggesting the pandemic has seen a large rise in verbal abuse, threats and assaults on retail staff, we examine how retailers can balance government guidance with protecting workers. We also take a look at dealing with violence in the workplace to reduce the risk of assault claims.

Client Alerts 28/01/2021

Abuse of process in the portal

If credit hire is not brought within stage 2 of the RTA Portal and that portal claim settles, is it an abuse of process for the claimant to subsequently issue proceedings for the credit hire claim?

Blogs 27/01/2021

Crowdfunding and the deduction of collateral benefits

One of the features of social media has been how it has allowed individuals to give so generously, via “crowdfunding”, to those considered deserving of financial support, whether they be an individual or a particular cause. How might the court treat such payment in the context of a claim for damages?

News And Events 26/01/2021

Genuine claimant loses pay out after supporting fundamentally dishonest claim

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.