Personal Injury

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A number of senior judges have circulated memos critical of draft personal injury guidelines currently being considered by the Judicial Council, according to reports. The memos have been seen by The Irish Times, which reports that they come from High Court judges and one Court of Appeal judge. One i

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The Judicial Council has adjourned to give further consideration to proposed personal injury guidelines following its meeting on Friday. The council was widely expected to approve the draft guidelines drawn up by its personal injuries guidelines committee, which have not been published but are said

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A high-performance sports player who was injured while working for a construction company has won a five-figure settlement in a case which lawyers say could not have been won a decade ago. Personal injury lawyer Cieran Marshall of JMK Solicitors represented the Gaelic football and Hurling player, wh

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Lawyers and courts staff have been invited to complete an anonymous survey aimed at gauging the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the personal injuries legal system. Barrister Chloë Cass is conducting the online survey to form the basis of a paper and talk for a personal injury claims conferen

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Personal injury lawyers have launched legal action against Northern Ireland's Department of Justice (DOJ) over its decision not to set an interim personal injury discount rate pending legislation to introduce a new mechanism for setting the rate. The Department ran a consultation this summer on how

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The replacement of the Book of Quantum with personal injury guidelines, an enhanced role for the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) and the creation of a statutory offence of perjury are among the 66 actions set out in the government's first action plan for insurance reform. The action plan,

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The new CEO of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) has said she is working with government ministers to boost the Board's powers and help to bring down insurance costs. Rosalind Carroll, who took over the role in March, told the Irish Independent that she is "passionate about getting thing

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The High Court has dismissed a personal injuries appeal for a broken arm sustained by the plaintiff when she was eight years old. She had been jumping on boulders. Mr Justice Richard Humphreys found that large boulders do not represent a hidden danger or an unusual danger.

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