Taxi passenger awarded €38k after whiplash injury

Judge Terence O’Sullivan told Martin Brown that while nobody could say that degenerative changes in his spine had been caused by the incident, the court accepted the opinion they had been rendered symptomatic as a result of a whiplash injury. Mr Brown, of The View, Robswall, Malahide, Co Dublin, told his counsel, Jane Ferry, yesterday [...]

By |2018-04-19T09:30:17+01:00April 19th, 2018|Accident, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Whiplash|

False Whiplash Claim Footballer Ordered To Compensate Insurer

A footballer that made a false whiplash claim after a traffic accident then bragged about continuing to play on social media has been ordered by a court to compensate his insurer, reported. Semi-professional striker Gary Burnett – who at the time played for the eighth tier team Northwich Victoria – tried to claim £2,000 [...]

By |2015-08-07T14:09:47+01:00August 7th, 2015|Courts, Driving, News, Personal Injuries, Whiplash|

Rise in whiplash claims pushes up car insurance premiums 

A jump in whiplash claims is continuing to inflate car insurance premiums. Drivers are paying an average £367 a year, up 2.9 per cent on a year ago, industry figures show. They are just shy of their 2013 peak of £377 a year. Prices are rising, despite efforts by insurers and the Government to crack [...]

By |2015-08-05T14:12:09+01:00August 5th, 2015|Accident, News, Whiplash|
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