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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 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.
Client Alerts 05/02/2020
Judgment has been handed down in a significant credit hire fraud case, handled by Aviva and Keoghs. Fraser McAndry, Director of Credit Hire Validation, led the case and explains the significance to the insurance industry.
In the latest edition of Credit Hire Aware we provide insight on the challenges facing insurers with the rising cost of repair, as well as a review of the first half of 2017 and a case handling section.
As Keoghs enforcements team recovered £1.8m for insurers over the last financial year, we take a look back at a number of cases which illustrate some of the lengths fraudsters will go to to avoid paying the penalty for their dishonesty.
In our latest blog, Partner Melanie Mooney discusses the importance of approaching credit hire strategies in the right way, at the right time.