General Concern For some time insurance companies and, indeed, the Courts have been concerned with the number of fraudulent or exaggerated claims for compensation for personal injuries and it is not generally well known that this was tackled by the legislature in The Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 (the 2004 Act) certain provisions of…Read More
What is it? The Central Credit Register (CCR) is a secure mandatory national database of personal and credit information on loans. The register will be maintained and operated by the Central Bank under the Credit Reporting Act 2013. What does it do? From 30th June 2017, lenders including banks and credit unions must begin submitting…Read More
Many of you will be familiar with the tragic road traffic accident which occurred in County Cork in 2015, involving a learner driver. The learner driver in question failed to yield at a junction and collided with another vehicle, causing the untimely deaths of a mother and her daughter.
We have all become used to the camera phone however readers may be interested to note that more and more people are mounting dash board cameras on their private cars and commercial vehicles also the presence of drones taking images over public places is also becoming a common sight.
Injury There was an interesting recent High Court case just prior to Christmas where a student who sustained an injury while playing hockey lost a High Court action over an injury sustained. It seems the student in question slipped on wet grass as she retrieved a ball that had gone out of play.