Personal Injury

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New requirements for applications to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) have come into effect as of today. Claimants are now required to provide their Personal Public Service Number (PPSN) or another form of ID, and to sign their application forms.

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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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Ellen Dalzell and Kevin Hegarty of Northern Ireland commercial law firm Tughans consider a recent English judgment involving a 'novus actus interveniens' defence in medical negligence proceedings. A common perception in medical negligence law is that a ‘specific rule’ exists as a necessa

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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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Proposals to protect schools from "unreasonable litigation" in relation to playground accidents is to be brought forward in the Seanad. The Civil Liability (Schools) Bill 2023, proposed by Independent NUI Senator Rónán Mullen, would give explicit legal protection to schools operating a

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