Category: Personal Injuries

How Much Compensation for a Knee Injury at Work?

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knee injury at work

Whether you are working physically or not, accidents can happen at any place of work and result in serious damages to your health. One of the most common ones involves knee injuries at work, which can occur in cases such as falls, trips, or collisions. When can you make a claim for compensation for such […]

Bicycle Accident Claims

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Bicycle injury claim

Bicycle Injury Claim If you have been injured in a bicycle accident which was not your fault you may be able to make a claim for compensation. You may have been hit by or knocked off your bike by a vehicle while riding on the road or a designated cycle lane, or as a result […]

Back Injury At Work Compensation Claims

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Back injury at work

Back Injury at Work Compensation Although back pain caused by an injury at work is one of the most common causes of sickness absence and lost work performance and a major factor in injury compensation claims, it is believed that many workers are reluctant to seek redress for their suffering even though it was not […]

Motorcycle Accident Claims

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Motorcycle accident claims

Motor cycling is fun, it’s challenging and for those who enjoy the thrill of the open road and the sound of rasping exhausts there is nothing else that comes close. Unfortunately like many things in life this freedom and enjoyment comes at a price, sometimes a very costly one. Motorcycles are a Vulnerable Mode of […]

Covid-19 Personal Injuries Update

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In recent days existing clients have been asking what will happen to their ongoing personal injury cases. New clients have also been asking if it is possible to bring a case for Personal Injuries currently? Is the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) operating? Yes, PIAB is continuing to operate and it is possible to lodge […]

Cosmetic Surgery Claims

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We are increasingly being instructed in relation to cosmetic surgery claims or  “medical misadventures” to put it nicely. Of course, it’s not so nice when cosmetic surgery goes wrong. Unfortunately,  botulinum toxin containing products (Botox) and dermal fillers can lead to pain, swelling, infection and inflammation, rash, blurred vision, haematoma and “pins and needles”. We […]

Significant Personal Injury Award Reduced on Appeal

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In a recent appeal case before the Courts an award of over 121,00 euro was halved on the basis the Judge hearing the case initially had made an excessive award that must be considered a legal error. The Plaintiff suffered personal injuries in a car accident In November 2011 to her elbow. Liability had been […]

Trauma Care Report

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The ‘Major Trauma Adult Summary Report 2016’ has been published by the National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA).  The report has found that trauma services in Irish Hospitals need to be re-organised to ensure patients get the right treatment, at the right time, in the right hospital. Of particular note is the finding that only […]

High Court Decision in Respect of Workplace Injury

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In a recent High Court decision of Mr. Justice Cross it was held that both Defendants in a workplace injury claim were jointly and severally liable to pay damages to the Claimant. The individual Employee who suffered an injury brought an action for negligence and breach of statutory duty against two Defendants after suffering a […]

Retail Worker Awarded €94,000.00 For Personal Injury

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In a recent personal injury case before the High Court a Dunnes Stores worker who sued the company after injuring her knee at work was awarded €94,000.00 by Justice Barrett in the High Court. At the finalisation of the personal injuries action against Dunnes Stores the judge ruled that the presence of cables under the […]

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