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Half of all personal injury claims relating to motor accidents were settled under the personal injuries guidelines last year, according to new figures. The Central Bank of Ireland today published the fifth annual private motor insurance report of the National Claims Information Database (NCID), whic

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Jonathan Calvert, litigation lawyer at Johnsons Solicitors in Belfast, discusses the viability of defending credit hire claims from plaintiffs whose own vehicle did not have a valid MOT certificate at the time of a road traffic collision. During 2020 and throughout the Covid pandemic, MOT testing in

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Significant changes to duty of care legislation which place more responsibility on individuals have come into effect from today. The amendments to the Occupiers Liability Act 1995 under the Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023 form part of the government's work on insurance refor

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The European Commission has launched infringement proceedings against Ireland over its failure to implement an EU directive on motor insurance. Directive 2009/103/EC on motor insurance, as amended by Directive (EU) 2021/2118, sets up a mechanism to compensate victims of road traffic accidents in cas

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Reforms to duty of care legislation have been approved by the Oireachtas as part of a wide-ranging bill including provisions on bankruptcy, legal services, data protection, naturalisation and Irish citizenship. The Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2023 completed its final stages

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Motor insurance premiums fell by five per cent in the year following the introduction of personal injury guidelines which slashed compensation payouts. The average earned premium per policy was €578 during the first six months of 2022, according to the first mid-year private motor insurance rep

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Personal injury specialist firm Kearney Law Group has announced the appointment of two new claim specialists to its team in Belfast. Lee Donaghy has been appointed to the newly-created role of claims and business development manager and Ryan Abram has been named senior claims consultant.

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Insurance lawyer Niall Campbell has rejoined William Fry LLP as a consultant. Mr Campbell, who has over 13 years' experience, previously worked in William Fry's insurance unit for almost seven years prior to joining Pinsent Masons.

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Motor insurance premiums decreased by an average of two per cent in the first year of the new personal injury guidelines, according to new figures from the Central Bank of Ireland. The fourth annual private motor insurance report of the National Claims Information Database (NCID) covers the period f

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