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|

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 [...]

High Court awards factory worker more than €220k for fall while trying to free trapped bin

A factory operative who suffered a severe ankle injury when he fell to the ground as he tried to free a trapped bin has been awarded over €220,000 by the High Court. Tomasz Zdejszy fell from a height of about two metres to the ground landing on his right foot in the accident six years [...]

Girl left with scar after falling from climbing frame at Dublin crèche awarded €27,500

A teenage girl who was injured at a Giraffe crèche ten years ago has been awarded €27,500 damages in the Circuit Civil Court. Barrister Matthew Jolley told the court today Tuesday that 14 year-old Caoilfhionn O’Donnell was only four when she fell from a climbing frame at the Giraffe Crèche at Cherrywood, Loughlinstown, Co Dublin. [...]

By |2018-10-25T09:00:28+01:00October 25th, 2018|Accident, Courts, Injury, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|
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