Personal Injury

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A virtual conference hosted by global legal business DWF will examine Northern Ireland's interim personal injury discount rate (PIDR) of -1.75 per cent, which the firm describes as the lowest in Europe. The sector-wide conference will consider the changes and their repercussions, which could see sub

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Most personal injury claimants are no longer accepting awards by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) following the introduction of the Judicial Council's new personal injury guidelines, new figures show. A new report from PIAB shows that award levels have declined by 40 per cent on average

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The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) is expecting the number of claims lodged this year to be down by 20 per cent on the previous year. Stephen Watkins, director of corporate services for PIAB, told The Irish Times that the figure was already 10 per cent lower as of August and expected to d

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Belfast-based Millar McCall Wylie has launched a new identity and dedicated online presence for its personal injury legal services team following a period of growth. The firm, which employs over 40 legal professionals between its Belfast city centre and Ballyhackamore offices, has created MMW Claims

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Dublin City Council has paid out more than €33.5 million to settle personal injury claims over the past three years, according to new figures. Data released to The Times under freedom of information legislation shows that 2,228 claims were settled by the local authority between 2018 and 2020.

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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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