The Irish courts remained extremely busy in 2021, with over 531,000 new cases and over 405,000 cases resolved, according to the latest Courts Service annual report.
dges in a bid to assess and improve their chances of winning court cases, according to a new legal research paper.
The goal of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) is to have more and more cases dealt with through their auspices, the annual Law Society litigation conference heard.
Court of Appeal: County council not liable for €113,000 injury due to non-feasance rule for highway authorities
The Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal by Clare County Council against a €113,000 damages award for personal injuries sustained in a highway accident.
If PIAB don’t make a Personal Injury award or one is not accepted then a PIAB Authorisation is issued allowing you to take your case to court
A Norwich Pharmacal order (NPO) is generally used to discover the identity of a wrongdoer from a third party. It is an exception to the rule that discovery can only be sought when proceedings are closed. Proceedings are instituted against the third party for the
Have you been seriously injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault? Yes? Well then, you probably shouldn’t publish photographs of you taking part in a triathlon on your Facebook page if you’re going to take a claim.
Solicitors report a changed environment since the introduction of new guidelines on personal injuries but still express surprise at Government figures which show a 50 per cent reduction in the level awards just over eleven weeks after the new system came into force.
Alternatives to litigation