Category: Personal Injuries

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 […]


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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 […]

Whiplash- is it a myth?

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When I was about 20 I hurt my back playing football. Basically, I got to the pitch late and didn’t warm up properly. I still managed to play the game after pulling something in my lower back early in the first half. We had no substitutes so I had no choice. Once the adrenalin had […]

Personal Injury claim – HOC in High Court settlement

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      Healy O’Connor recently acted for an injured claimant who suffered a severe personal injury to her knee in a pile up on a motor way. Unfortunately, the claimant was the first car in the pile up and suffered the brunt of the initial collision and subsequent collisions from the cars behind resulting in this […]

Man run over by bin lorry awarded nearly five million

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In a recent Personal Injuries judgement Mr Justice Michael Peart awarded Padraig Hearns the sum of nearly five million euros in damages against Dublin City Council in the High Court. Mr Hearns who was a former Mr Ireland suffered severe brain injuries after he was run over by a bin lorry seven years ago in […]

Time Limits for Personal Injury Claims

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            Please remember that you have two years from the date of the accident to take your claim. It is very important that you know the actual date of your accident. As Personal Injuries Solicitors we are always  surprised by the amount of claimants who injure themselves at work or […]

Personal Injury and Wedge Fracture Injuries

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            We are currently dealing with a number of personal injuries cases involving wedge fracture injuries. This type of Personal injury is a serious one and can happen in a car crash or in a serious fall. Due to the unpredictable nature of the personal injury it is very difficult to […]

Substantial settlement achieved for Personal Injuries suffered in nightclub.

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The Personal Injuries team at Healy O’Connor Solicitors recently achieved a substantial settlement for a client who was assaulted in a nightclub by another patron. The client suffered a number of broken bones as a result of the assault and was taken by ambulance to hospital. Over an 18 month period the Solicitors at Healy […]

€10,000 Personal Injuries Compensation

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A Dublin man has received an award of €10,000 from Dublin Circuit Court after suffering an injury from a syringe in a Dublin city hotel. Cases such as theses are common before the Courts but in my experience usually involve an incident in a hospital where syringes would be used on a daily basis. the […]

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