February 24, 2020

Irish Chief Justice – some interesting thoughts and observations

24th February, 2020 In a recent interview , Irish law’s centre of gravity is moving online – slowly but surely – says Chief Justice Frank Clarke. The Supremes The chief justice wants the legal profession to not just modernise, but to innovate and embrace the digital era. In fairness, he’s […]
February 12, 2020

Computers to replace solicitors

13th February, 2020 A contest between artificial intelligence robots and US lawyers saw the bots beat the briefs hands down. The English Sunday Times magazine (published in late 2019) reports that five experienced US lawyers went head-to-head against AI bots designed to read contracts. The goal was to see who was […]
January 30, 2020

Fraudulent injury compensation claim withdrawn from High Court

30th January, 2020 THE Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland has described the withdrawal of a personal injury claim in the High Court as a “victory for putting suspicious claims to the test”. The MIBI was defending a personal injury claim lodged by a man residing in Lusk, Co Dublin who […]
December 16, 2019

Is the insurance industry dishonest ?

16th December, 2019 The publication today of Central Bank data strips away the insurance industry mask to reveal motor insurance premiums have risen by a massive 42% even though, in the same period, claims fell by 2.5%. In addition, the Central Bank reveals that the industry is generating an operating […]