Being involved in an accident is never a welcome experience. Such an experience is even more stressful when the person responsible for your injury or damage to your property leaves the scene without knowing the extent of the injury/damage they have caused and without leaving their contact details.
Tag: personal injury
Mind your Trees
In this week’s article I am going to briefly discuss a topical issue of the ownership of trees or if your neighbour owns trees and how it can affect you. Overhanging braches and encroaching roots. Under our Common Law system (that we inherited from our neighbours in England) a person […]
Injuries and Sports: What are Your Rights?
The area of sports and the law is peculiar for a number of reasons. This is an indirect acknowledgment that its place in society is somewhat different to that of our ordinary everyday activities of going to work or school etc. While the area of sports and the law is […]
Compensation Claims and The Injury Board
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. […]
Catastrophic Injury Cases
This year alone we have acted for three clients in cases which involved catastrophic injuries. These cases were settled for an average of in excess of €2.75 million each. Such cases usually involve either a brain injury or a spinal injury that rendered the unfortunate injured party paraplegic or quadriplegic. […]
Sports and law
The area of sports and the law is peculiar for a number of reasons. This is an indirect acknowledgment that its place in society is somewhat different to that of our ordinary everyday activities of going to work or school etc. While the area of Sports and the law is […]