September 13, 2019

Injury compensation in Ireland is not 4.4 times English awards as the insurance industry would have us believe – capping awards may not be the answer

13th September 2019. Martin Kenneally recently published an article in which he demonstartes that Irish injury (PI) awards are around 1.55 (not 4.4) times British awards, and this is almost entirely due to the higher injury severity of Irish accidents compared with Britain. He makes other interesting observations :- PI […]
September 9, 2019

Wellbeing – manage your emails

EMAILS NEED TO BE MANAGED :- 9th September 2019 Disable notifications: To avoid distractions disable notifications and schedule times during the day to deal with emails. You could use automatic reply even when in the office indicating email is checked periodically. Manage your inbox: Keep only things to be dealt with in […]
August 8, 2019

Buying Property – the importance of surveys

The Conveyancing Committee of the irish Law Society and Rory O’Donnell provided a very interesting guide to surveys when buying a property. We produce it here :- CLIENT MEMORANDUM RE: SURVEYS OF HOUSES OR APARTMENTS 1. DO I NEED TO GET THE HOUSE/APARTMENT SURVEYED? In our opinion there are two […]
August 8, 2019

Compensation injury claims and the insurance industry

Irish Law Society Director General Ken Murphy has recently commended TD Pearse Doherty’s for devastatingly exposing the soaring super-profits insurance companies are enjoying. Distraction technique Ken Murphy said: “Pearse Doherty’s questions laid bare the insurers’ distraction technique of blaming false and exaggerated claims, rather than their own profiteering, for the […]