Personal Injury

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At least €130,000 has been paid out since 2015 in compensation to people who fell in the Temple Bar area, according to new figures. In response to a Freedom of Information request from the Irish Independent, Dublin City Council said it paid out in relation to 22 claims between 2015 and 2018.

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A number of Irish law firms have been approached by a UK-based "claims harvesting" website offering to refer clients for a fee, the Law Society of Ireland has said. The unsolicited introductory email sent by the company offers to refer clients in pursuit of compensation for motor vehicle accidents.

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Kildare solicitor Liam Moloney has been appointed to the executive board of the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL). Mr Moloney, managing partner at Moloney & Co Solicitors, was elected to serve as the organisation's revitalisation officer for a three-year term.

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A girl who initially accepted a €21,000 damages assessment from the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) for injuries sustained in a road traffic accident has been granted an order rejecting this assessment and a declaration that the PIAB can authorise legal proceedings. Finding that the i

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Northern Ireland councils have paid out at least £1.3 million in personal injury cases since 2015, according to new figures. A total of £1,350,497 was paid out by six councils who disclosed their pay-outs to the Belfast Telegraph, while the other five councils said they did not have a pr

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Mason Hayes & Curran partner Deirdre Munnelly and associate Aisling Pierce examine a recent judgment criticising lawyers who refer their clients for specialist medical evaluation in the absence of a referral from the client’s primary treating doctor. On appeal to the High Court, two person

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A cyclist who suffered a broken foot when a motorist drove over his foot at a junction has been awarded €20,640 in the High Court. His original claim was for €51,600 in damages, however Mr Justice David Keane apportioned only 40 per cent liability to the motorist for failing to keep a prop

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New figures have "shone a statistical searchlight on the false and exaggerated claims of the Irish motor insurance industry", the Law Society of Ireland has said. The Central Bank of Ireland yesterday published figures showing that premiums increased by 42 per cent between 2009 and 2018, despite the

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Average motor insurance premiums increased by 42 per cent between 2009 and 2018, despite the cost of claims per policy decreasing by 2.5 per cent over the same period, according to new Central Bank of Ireland figures. The bank's first annual Private Motor Insurance Report of the National Claims Info

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