May 25, 2018

Setanta (in liquidation) – Payment from Insurance Compensation Fund – the sorry saga continues

On Friday 11 May 2018, President Kelly made an order that where the liquidator has advised the Accountant of the Courts of Justice that there are solicitors on record for a claimant, the cheque (made payable to the claimant) will be sent by the Accountant to the solicitor on record. […]
February 3, 2021

Family Law cases to be heard Remotely during Level 5

3rd February 2021 Mr. Justice John Jordan has indicated that the High Court will commence hearing a limited number and type of applications using remote technology (Pexip) in the week commencing 1 February 2021. Listing for hearing Initially, the Court will hear consent matters and uncontested applications by remote hearing. […]
March 12, 2021

Solicitors are being pushed out of injury compensation process – victims will lose out

12th March, 2021 Justice Minister Helen McEntee is to bring proposals to Cabinet on how to implement the new Personal Injuries Guidelines for damages. A minor legislative amendment will be needed to give legal effect to the measures. The new guidelines will, most likely, not apply to cases assessed by the PIAB, […]
April 15, 2021

Injury Compensation to reduce in Ireland from 24th April 2021 !

15th April, 2021 The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has confirmed that the Personal Injuries Guidelines will come into effect on Saturday 24 April. The Book of Quantum will apply to all cases until the commencement date. After it is commenced, the Book of Quantum will continue to apply […]