Healy O'Connor

Judge Cuts Personal Injury Award in High Court

The personal injuries litigation department at HOC Solicitors noted with interest a recent decision of the High Court to reduce an award for personal injuries compensation from €80,000 to €27,000.  In a slightly unusual set of circumstances the High Court reduced the award on the basis the Plaintiff was two-thirds responsible for the incident and the […]

Cyclist Hit by Van Door Awarded €30,000 in Damages

A cyclist was catapulted from his bicycle when a van driver suddenly opened the door of his vehicle. He has been awarded €30,000 in damages in the Circuit Court for his injuries. He had been cycling along the roadway when the driver’s door of van had been suddenly opened in his path. The cyclist said […]