Case Reports

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The High Court has held that a defendant was estopped from relying on the Statute of Limitations 1957 based on a clear and unequivocal admission of liability prior to the institution of personal injuries proceedings. The defendant had attempted to enter settlement negotiations with the plaintiff&rsq

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The Court of Appeal has increased the sentence for a man who stabbed a treating doctor with a used needle. The accused was originally sentenced to one year's imprisonment for the offence, which was committed while the accused was intoxicated with drugs. Delivering judgment in the case, Ms Justice Is

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The Court of Appeal has upheld an award of €83,000 for a woman who slipped on a supermarket floor despite the circumstances of the accident being in complete dispute between the parties. The plaintiff initially claimed that the floor was highly polished, although at trial it was submitted that

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