High Court uses new guidelines to award €87,000 to carer knocked off her bike (via Irish Times)

Cyclist fractured her wrist and clavicle in the 2019 accident in Summerhill, Dublin

The High Court has awarded €87,000 to a woman for injuries she suffered when she was knocked off her bicycle by a van.

Giving his ruling on Thursday, Mr Justice Michael Hanna said this was the first case that he was required to assess under the personal injuries guidelines introduced last year with the aim of bringing more consistency to damages awarded.

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