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 17/09/2021

Fatal accident claims and death of business owners

Rix v Paramount Shopfitting [2021] EWCA Civ 1172 (28th July 2021)  This recent decision from the Court of Appeal once again illustrates difficulties associated with fatal dependency calculations under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (FAA).

Client Alerts 15/03/2021 Scotland

Introduction of QOCS in Scotland

After being beset by delays, the required legislation to introduce QOCS in Scotland has been passed and they come into force on 30 June 2021. Will the still to be published procedures prompt the anticipated upsurge in claim volumes? 

Blogs 16/02/2021

Prejudice – A defendant’s burden

The recent case of "Azam v University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust" (in the High Court, on appeal from the County Court) explores the issues of limitation and prejudice. It outlines once again that the burden is on the defendant to prove actual prejudice to their case, as a result of the claimant’s delay.

Client Alerts 05/01/2021

COVID-19: Now and beyond

The development of a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus has been a welcome one for most of us. It promises a return to some semblance of normality after a difficult year. The government have indicated their intent to roll out a mass vaccination programme, with the most vulnerable in our society being one of the earliest groups targeted.

AWARE 01/12/2020

Disease & Abuse Aware | December 2020

2020 has thrown up many challenges for legacy claims. In our latest addition of Aware, nine members of our team have provided their insight and expertise on several key areas to help you both now and in the future.