Personal Injury

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Four models for capping personal injury awards have been set out by the Law Reform Commission in an issues paper published today. The Cost of Insurance Working Group (CIWG) and the Personal Injuries Commission (PIC) previously recommended that the law reform body should examine whether a statutory c

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The Chief Justice of Ireland, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, has identified judges to sit on the Judicial Council's personal injuries guidelines committee, he announced this morning. Ireland's top judge told Insurance Ireland's annual fraud conference in Dublin that he had picked judges from the High Cour

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More than nine in ten whiplash patients at a Dublin pain management clinic stopped attending treatment after completing their personal injury litigation, according to research. The unpublished finding was referenced in a presentation at recent European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) c

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The Adoption Authority of Ireland has been granted an order dismissing proceedings brought by a woman whose child was adopted in 1980. The woman was 16 at the time and submitted that the circumstances surrounding the adoption of her daughter entailed a breach of her rights. Granting the order to dis

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Plans to double processing fees for claims submitted to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) by post have come under fire from solicitors. The processing fee for claim application forms submitted by post or email is set to increase to €90 from 1 September 2019, but will stay at €4

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A man who suffered an injury to his knee requiring surgery after he slipped on the stone staircase at the National Museum of Ireland has been awarded €67,000 in the High Court. Criticising the Museum for its failure to provide the court with CCTV evidence of the fall, or present witnesses who h

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The number and value of personal injury awards in Ireland declined last year, according to new figures from the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB). Although the number of applications rose by one per cent to 33,371 in 2018, the total number of awards fell by four per cent to 12,112, according

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