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# personal-injury - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride

Aug 3rd 2021, 9:58 AM 18,420 Views 0 Comments

The claimants say they suffered serious physical and psychological injuries as a result of the incident.

# personal-injury - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Cabinet approves implementation of new guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards
# Injury Claims
# Injury Claims

Cabinet approves implementation of new guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards

Updated Mar 9th 2021, 6:10 PM 32,370 Views 34 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee intends for the guidelines to take effect next month.

# personal-injury - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Capping of damages in personal injury cases is constitutionally permissible, says Law Reform Commission
# Insurance
# Insurance

Capping of damages in personal injury cases is constitutionally permissible, says Law Reform Commission

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,287 Views 14 Comments

The Commission examined similar legislation in other jurisdictions including the UK and Australia.

# personal-injury - Saturday 22 August, 2020

'The elephant in the sitting room': Long-awaited report on injury payouts could have 'dramatic' effect on premiums
# Insurance
# Insurance

'The elephant in the sitting room': Long-awaited report on injury payouts could have 'dramatic' effect on premiums

Aug 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 46,913 Views 33 Comments

The Judicial Council’s Personal Injuries Guidelines Committee is expected to publish its guidelines in October.

# personal-injury - Friday 26 June, 2020

President of High Court asks people to negotiate personal injury cases as pandemic causes large backlog
# 320 Cases
# 320 Cases

President of High Court asks people to negotiate personal injury cases as pandemic causes large backlog

Jun 26th 2020, 8:49 AM 13,863 Views 8 Comments

Some 320 claims, which were postponed since 18 March, were listed for mention this week.

# personal-injury - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Justice Minister launches review of how personal injury compensation should be calculated
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

Justice Minister launches review of how personal injury compensation should be calculated

Jun 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 11,585 Views 23 Comments

The Cost of Insurance Working Group (CIWG) was established in 2016 to analyse the high costs imposed by insurance companies.

# personal-injury - Sunday 12 January, 2020

There are still around 11 insurance claims harvesting websites operating in Ireland - and they're 'challenging' to stop
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

There are still around 11 insurance claims harvesting websites operating in Ireland - and they're 'challenging' to stop

Jan 12th 2020, 6:30 AM 22,938 Views 11 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe has said he’s satisfied Ireland hasn’t become like the UK when it comes to the prevalence of claims harvesting.

# personal-injury - Monday 23 December, 2019

Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade
# Steep Increase
# Steep Increase

Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade

Dec 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 17,183 Views 61 Comments

The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath via parliamentary question.

# personal-injury - Monday 7 October, 2019

Reserve garda awarded €50k for injuries sustained chasing man who drove stolen jeep onto bonfire
# Courts
# Courts

Reserve garda awarded €50k for injuries sustained chasing man who drove stolen jeep onto bonfire

Oct 7th 2019, 5:30 PM 21,132 Views 0 Comments

Garda Sean White suffered a serious leg injury as he ducked to avoid a punch in 2013.

# personal-injury - Monday 8 July, 2019

'It's time we called out the insurance industry': Courts figures show drop in number of personal injury cases
# Premiums
# Premiums

'It's time we called out the insurance industry': Courts figures show drop in number of personal injury cases

Jul 8th 2019, 1:08 PM 31,127 Views 56 Comments

Awards in medical negligence cases in the High Court were also down last year.

# personal-injury - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Poll: Should there be a cap on personal injury claims?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a cap on personal injury claims?

Jun 5th 2019, 10:19 AM 28,148 Views 98 Comments

The Law Reform Commission is looking into the topic.

# personal-injury - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards

Apr 11th 2019, 4:32 PM 21,408 Views 0 Comments

Judge Michael Coghlan’s comment during a sitting of Dublin District Civil Court today.

# personal-injury - Friday 25 January, 2019

Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme

Jan 25th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,824 Views 8 Comments

The School Transport Scheme transports children who reside in remote areas of the country to and from their nearest school.

# personal-injury - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Stark multiples': Personal injury payouts here 4 times higher than in the UK
# Insurance
# Insurance

'Stark multiples': Personal injury payouts here 4 times higher than in the UK

Sep 18th 2018, 5:20 PM 8,827 Views 19 Comments

A new report recommends urgently taking action to address the level of payouts in personal injury claims.

# personal-injury - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Sharp increase in personal injury suits with almost 22,000 filed last year
# Courts
# Courts

Sharp increase in personal injury suits with almost 22,000 filed last year

Jul 26th 2017, 6:01 AM 9,585 Views 32 Comments

The biggest award given in the courts last year was €9 million.

# personal-injury - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Woman who banged her knee sitting down at restaurant table awarded damages of €20,000
# Mullingar
# Mullingar

Woman who banged her knee sitting down at restaurant table awarded damages of €20,000

Mar 30th 2017, 3:22 PM 107,337 Views 0 Comments

Annette O’Connor saw a specialist in muscle spasm and said the injury affected her work as a hairdresser.

# personal-injury - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Man who slipped and fell down Ryanair plane stairs at Dublin Airport loses €60k damages claim
# Courts
# Courts

Man who slipped and fell down Ryanair plane stairs at Dublin Airport loses €60k damages claim

Mar 15th 2017, 3:03 PM 55,629 Views 0 Comments

The judge agreed that the proceedings were launched too late.

# personal-injury - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries

Mar 10th 2015, 10:19 AM 10,480 Views 29 Comments

Dublin City Council also spent €7.7 million on settlements for public injuries last year.

# personal-injury - Monday 21 April, 2014

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million
# Insurance
# Insurance

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million

Apr 21st 2014, 3:12 PM 8,423 Views 8 Comments

It now covers bodies such as the Criminal Assets Bureau, Nama, and the Labour Court.

# personal-injury - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Injuries Board says €210 million paid out in compensation last year
# Compensation
# Compensation

Injuries Board says €210 million paid out in compensation last year

Mar 10th 2012, 3:28 PM 2,570 Views 7 Comments

The highest award made was for a record €829,444.