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A consultation has been launched seeking views on possible legislation to require all compensation settlements to children for personal injuries to be approved by a court. Currently in Northern Ireland, only those compensation settlements for a child which are agreed during legal proceedings must be

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Personal injury cases involving witnesses can now be heard remotely following the roll-out of more advanced technology, the Courts Service of Ireland has announced. There were difficulties with the Pexip platform used for remote hearings since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in cases involvi

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New personal injury guidelines providing for significantly reduced payouts in most cases came into effect on Saturday. The guidelines, approved by the Judicial Council last month, were brought into force through legislation which commenced on Saturday 24 April.

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New personal injury guidelines coming into effect tomorrow will give insurers too much of an advantage over claimants, the Law Society of Ireland has said. "The pendulum has swung too far in favour of the insurance industry," Law Society president James Cahill said today as he called for the balance

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Compensation claims by gardaí for injuries sustained in the line of duty will be brought within the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) process under new legislation. Gardaí currently have to apply for authorisation from the Department of Justice to seek compensation in the High

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