Insurance spin Sunday 20th November was World Day of Remembrance for the victims of road traffic accidents. I felt a significant frustration for the families of victims and those injured in accidents. Currently Insurance Companies are raising insurance premiums and they are trying to blame high awards given to victims […]
Social media has taken the world by storm over the past decade or so, with over 60% of Irish people having Facebook accounts. There also are thousands of others signing up to other social media sites, such as Twitter and Instagram.
A road traffic accident is an extremely traumatic experience. Apart from serious injury, shock and distress is the added burden of medical bills, car repairs/replacement, loss of earnings and so on. It is for this reason we have insurance and where the other party is at fault a claim for […]
If I am hurt in an accident where my husband is driving my car can I be compensated? Yes. It is unusual to get a clear answer from a Solicitor but this issue was decided in a famous case involving the actress Merle Oberon. In 1937 Ms. Oberon suffered facial […]
In dealing with Personal Injury claims I am often asked what exactly the “Injury Board” is and what it has to do with compensation claims. It might be useful, therefore, to set out briefly the history and function of the Injury Board, formerly known as the Personal Injury Assessment Board. […]
One of the unfortunate side effects of industrialisation and the development of the motor car has been a significant increase in the amount of injuries suffered by people, particularly in road traffic accidents. The law cannot put somebody back into the position they were in before the accident and deals […]