Accident + Injury Claims – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

March 15, 2019

Proposals to limit awards in injury claims

Personal injury payouts could be capped under proposed new legislation which, it is hoped, will help reduce the cost of cover for businesses, motorists and farmers. It proposes that injury award levels would be set by the Justice Minister and agreed by the Dail and Seanad, a move that would […]
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 […]
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 […]