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 […]
Compensation Claims against Local Authorities—Irish Law still in the 18th Century!
It is hard to believe that in 2015, the Law which decides whether persons injured on a public roadway or footpath are entitled to compensation is still governed by an English decision of the year 1788! However, that fact was again reinforced in a recent decision of the High Court […]
Time limits for compensation claims—traps for the unaware!
Many people seem to be unaware that the time limits laid down by law for taking compensation claims have been considerably reduced in recent years so it is vital that injured claimants seek advice at the earliest opportunity and get their claims processed in time. Many people will be familiar […]