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# personal injury claim

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# insurance reform
Personal injuries awards drop 40% since new guidelines introduced
The Tánaiste said he expects the drop in award levels to be reflected in reduced insurance premiums.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there be a cap on personal injury claims?
The Law Reform Commission is looking into the topic.
# Courts
Woman (69) avoids jail term after trying to process bogus personal injury claim
Winnifred Lawrence was sent forward to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on signed pleas of guilty from the District Court.
# personal injury claim
Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k
The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.
# Damages
Air hostess awarded €30k damages against Ryanair after falling down plane stairs
The court heard that she had struck her head and had been knocked unconscious for a brief period.
# personal injury
Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries
Dublin City Council also spent €7.7 million on settlements for public injuries last year.