Accident + Injury Claims – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

November 19, 2018

Best to sue in the right Court to avoid costs against you

The awarding of differential costs orders by the Court of appeal in Moin -v- Sicika and O’Malley -v- McEvoy [2018] IECA 240 highlights the importance of proceeding in the court jurisdiction that best suits the monetary value of the case and remitting the case where necessary. This Court of Appeal decision concerned […]
September 24, 2018

Don’t get taken in by Ireland’s insurance industry latest propaganda on reducing injury awards

The Law Society of Ireland has welcomed the Personal Injuries Commission’s report published on Tuesday 18 September 2018, including the recommendation for new judge-made guidelines for personal injuries damages. The Law Society says that it welcomes any measures, which improve consistency in personal injury awards but stresses the need to […]
July 9, 2018

Mandatory medicals on the way for injury claimants

People making claims through the Personal Injuries Board (PIAB) process will have no choice but to attend a medical under new laws currently being drafted by government. PIAB is Ireland’s independent (allegedly) state body, which assesses personal injury compensation for those that been injured in most accidents. It was established so people […]
February 27, 2018

Who will you sue if you’re injured – maybe it’s more than one

In most cases, it will be obvious, who you will claim from. Put simply, it’s the person who is to blame for the accident and who caused it. However, in some cases there may be other parties whom you may not have considered and who should be sued. For example, […]