What Do You Do When a Car Accident Causes a Spinal Cord Injury

Of course, the first thing you have to be concerned about is your physical injuries and whether they will be permanent. Depending on the severity of your injury, you may require specialised care for the rest of your life.However, in other instances, you may have an expectation of partial or full recovery, but the medical [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:17:32+00:00February 4th, 2019|Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|

State to take liability from farmers for hillwalkers’ claims

LEGISLATION protecting farmers from compensation claims by hillwalkers is set to be introduced before the end of this year. Speaking on RTE's This Week programme, Minister Michael Ring said that the State Claims Agency, not individual farmers, should defend cases taken by hillwalkers who injure themselves on private mountain land. He indicated that a new [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:17:32+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Personal Safety|

Prince Philip crash victim ‘considering personal injury claim’

The mum-of-two told The Sunday Mirror that she hadn't received a personal apology from Philip - and was instead read a bizarre 14-word statement by a police liaison officer. Emma was reportedly told by Royal aides to "keep quiet more than ten times", and had to wait three days for an apology. She revealed she was [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:17:32+00:00January 22nd, 2019|News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|

Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham estate

The Duke of Edinburgh has escaped unhurt after the car he was driving was involved in a crash close to the Sandringham estate in Norfolk. Police were called to the scene of a collision involving 97-year-old Prince Philip on Thursday. Witnesses told the BBC the Land Rover being driven by Philip had overturned after pulling out from [...]

By |2019-01-18T10:51:31+00:00January 18th, 2019|Accident, celebrity, Driving, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|

Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

A woman who alleged she was tripped at a Spin Roller Disco by an unidentified child, who put its leg out in front of her as she walked through a crowd, has been awarded €25,000 damages against the company running the event. Barbara Thomas, a 44-year-old executive officer, told Circuit Court President, Justice Raymond Groarke [...]

By |2019-01-16T09:32:59+00:00January 16th, 2019|Accident, Courts, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|

€75,000 settlement over faulty fuel pump incident

Two Dublin children, who were sprayed with petrol and fumes at a faulty fuel pump when they were aged four years and 21 months respectively, have been awarded almost €75,000 damages against Tesco Ireland Limited. Barrister Hugh B Byrne told the Circuit Civil Court that Harvey Ring, now aged 11, and his brother Zachary, now aged [...]

By |2018-12-20T15:30:23+00:00December 20th, 2018|Courts, Damages, Injury, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|

N7 workers who were treated “appallingly” by employers awarded more than €1m

The High Court has awarded more than €1m damages and interest to a group of Portuguese workers who claimed they lived in “terrible conditions” at a “work camp” provided by his former employers when they were building a section of the N7 motorway in 2007 and 2008. The award was made by Justice Carmel Stewart who said [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:09:41+00:00December 19th, 2018|Courts, Health & Safety, High Court, Legal, Personal Injuries|

Boy knocked down at level crossing settles case for €100,000

A schoolboy who was knocked down as he walked across a level crossing at a retail park with his father has settled his High Court case for €100,000. Dylan Duffy's counsel, Vincent Foley SC, told the High Court the car drove "straight through" the zebra crossing at Carrickmines Retail Park, Co Dublin. The boy, who [...]

High Court awards man €66k for fall at work

A man who suffered injuries to his shoulder, hip and knee after he tripped at the entrance of where he worked has been awarded over €66,000 in damages by the High Court. The award was made by Mr Justice Denis McDonald in favour of Mr Colie Conneely, who the judge said suffered "a very nasty [...]

€5.9m settlement for man who lost sight due to Medical Negligence

The High Court has approved a settlement of €5.9m in the case of a man who went blind because of mistakes in his medical treatment. Brendan Doyle, 49, had a mild disability since his birth but had lived almost independently with some supports. However in June 2011 a shunt to drain fluid from his brain became [...]

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