Tipperary farmer joins class action against ski resort over Covid-19 infection

Brendan Bourke and four friends contracted coronavirus while in Ischgl resort in Austria A Co Tipperary farmer has joined a class action lawsuit against the Austrian ski resort of Ischgl [...]

2020-04-26T14:18:57+01:00April 26th, 2020|Latest News|

Man who ran into path of racehorses in the Curragh loses personal injuries claim

A man who sustained injuries when he collided with racehorses being worked in the Curragh has had his personal injuries claim dismissed in the High Court. Finding that the proximate cause [...]

2020-03-02T12:54:42+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Latest News|

Three children receive €225,000 settlement over alleged illnesses caused by windfarm near family home

Three siblings who claimed their family had to abandon their home due to illnesses allegedly caused by a nearby windfarm have secured €225,000 as a settlement of their High Court [...]

2020-02-28T12:17:22+00:00February 28th, 2020|Latest News|

Judge tells court insurance companies ‘should look at themselves’ when they ‘scream about high awards’

Insurance firms complaining about compensation claims need to look at themselves because it is they who offer high awards, a judge has said. Judge Michael Coghlan’s comment came during a [...]

2020-02-24T10:04:01+00:00February 24th, 2020|Latest News|

MIBI To Pursue Costs Against Uninsured Drivers Who Cause Accidents

Uninsured drivers who are responsible for road traffic accidents face the prospect of being pursued for substantial costs, the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) has announced. Punishment terms facing [...]

2020-02-20T11:27:12+00:00February 20th, 2020|Latest News, Road Accident|

Driver left in fear for his life after bullying manager aimed rifle at his head

A courier company, whose manager pointed a rifle at a driver's head, has been ordered to pay a total of €140,000 in compensation for psychological problems suffered as a result [...]

2020-02-14T10:01:52+00:00January 20th, 2020|Latest News, Work Accident|

Plan to unclog our courts by allowing some offenders to plead guilty online

Use of ‘virtual courtrooms’ also features in radical shake-up People will be able to plead guilty to certain offences online as part of radical proposals aimed at unclogging Ireland's overburdened [...]

2020-02-14T10:01:44+00:00January 17th, 2020|Latest News|

Unable to have ‘intimate relations’ for 8 months: Woman, 29, receives €30k award after coffee spill

A 29-year-old woman, whose thighs and genitals were scalded when coffee was spilled in her lap at a McDonald’s Drive-Through takeaway in Clondalkin, Co Dublin, has been awarded €30,000 damages [...]

2020-02-14T10:01:42+00:00January 17th, 2020|Latest News, Public Place Accident|

Video shows man jump in front of moving car in north Dublin – and then casually walk away

Remarkable dashcam footage shows the man hitting the bonnet and sliding back to his feet A pedestrian was lucky to escape injury after jumping out in front of a moving [...]

2020-01-29T21:00:24+00:00January 10th, 2020|Latest News|

National Claims Info Database shows claims-cost per policy is down 2.5%

The Central Bank of Ireland has published the first annual Private Motor Insurance Report of the National Claims Information Database (NCID). The NCID was established on foot of a recommendation of the [...]

2020-01-29T21:00:24+00:00December 19th, 2019|Latest News, Personal Injury Claims|