High Court rejects challenge to PI guidelines (Via Law Society)

The Government and the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) have welcomed a High Court judgment that rejected a legal challenge to the Personal Injuries Guidelines.

The case was taken by Bridget Delaney, who was awarded €3,000 by PIAB for injuries sustained after a fall in Dungarvan, Co Waterford in 2019.

She had been advised that, based on the Book of Quantum, her injuries would attract general damages of €18,000 to €34,000.

The reduction in the value of her claim was due to the fact that the new guidelines, rather than the Book of Quantum, applied.

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https://www.lawsociety.ie/gazette/top-stories/2022/high-court-rejects-challenge-to-pi-guidelines

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