Personal Injury

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Historic files consisting of claims for damages by individuals for injuries or death during the War of Independence and the Civil War are set to be released to the public next spring. The collection, which has been transferred from the Department of Finance to the National Archives, contains first-h

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Irish business group ISME will pay €75,000 to Limerick solicitor Gerard O'Neill as part of a settlement ending defamation proceedings he launched two years ago. Mr O'Neill, founder and principal of O’Neill & Co Solicitors, launched proceedings in the High Court in July 2020 after ISME

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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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Acceptance rates for assessments by the Personal Injuries Assessments Board (PIAB) are returning to levels prior to the introduction of the personal injury guidelines last year, the government has said. Average general damages as assessed by PIAB have decreased by 44 per cent since the guidelines we

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The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) will assess claims from gardaí injured as a result of malicious incidents under legislation approved by the Oireachtas. The Garda Síochána (Compensation) Bill 2021 provides for a complete overhaul of the current Garda compensation sc

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The High Court has awarded €75,000 in damages to a man who was injured by a bull at a cattle market. The man was an experienced farmer who had been asked to assist in driving cattle into the auction area when he was attacked by a startled cow. Delivering judgment in the case, Mr Justice Cian Fe

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