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Can I recover the cost of my car damage prior to settlement of my claim?

This question frequently arises in road traffic accident cases. Can I recover the cost of my car damage prior to settlement of my injury claim?The answer is that just one claim can be brought by a claimant in respect of the accident. Therefore it is not possible to bring a separate claim for car damage,

How long do I have to claim?

How long do I have to make a personal injury claim? As a general rule an accident compensation claim must be registered with The Injuries Board (and acknowledged) within two years of the accident date. There are exceptions. In particular, where the “date of knowledge” is some time after the accident date, then the two year

Choosing your solicitor – What you need to know!

Picking your personal injury solicitor – what you need to know! You’ve had an accident and you’ll probably agree it’s one of the most unpleasant things that can happen. ‘And it could so easily have been prevented’…. you’re thinking. People are telling you that you that you may be entitled to a claim. If it’s something

If you’ve been injured in a public place – what are your options?

We offer Free Legal Advice Often the subject of rumour, speculation and light-hearted banter, public liability injury law is a complex matter. If you have been injured in a public place and feel that it was something that could have been avoided, you may be entitled to compensation. Whether it’s on a public footpath or in

Going to Court: the reality.

Going to court – the very thought of it conjures up nerves for many people. From watching court on our TV screens and cinemas, we think we have a real picture of what goes on there every day. We’re glad to report that 98% of personal injury claims are settled without setting foot inside a

Do I have a case for personal injury compensation?

Do I have a case? No doubt this is the first question you’ve been asking yourself since the accident or incident. While you may have heard numerous stories and anecdotes, the only way of truly knowing if you have a case is to get in touch with an experienced personal injury lawyer. At Gary Matthews

The Injuries Board offers no support!

 The Injuries Board will not advise you if your case may be statute barred! The case of Patricia Carroll -v- Mater Misericordiae Hospital [2011] IEHC 231 is an excellent example of this. The background facts of her case was as follows; Patricia was a housewife and on the 30th May, 2005 she was as an

The Injuries Board fails victims everyday!

One mans account of how the system failed him following a horrific accident.  In Ireland, all Personal Injury Claims must be submitted through the Injuries Board, this is an online process that encourages claimants – you – to submit the claim yourself without legal assistance. However, time and time again it is evident that this system

Warning! The Injuries Board cannot be trusted.

One mans account of how the system failed him following a horrific accident.  In Ireland, all Personal Injury Claims must be submitted through the Injuries Board, this is an online process that encourages claimants – you – to submit the claim yourself without legal assistance. However, time and time again it is evident that this system

Case Study: Girl (5) awarded €55k after she fell and struck her head against wall in creche

A five-year-old girl, who will be scarred for life after she struck her head against a wall in a creche, was today awarded €55,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court. Barrister Robert Crowley told the court that Ruth Reilly had been left unattended at Giraffe Childcare Creche, Athlumney Wood, Johnstown, Navan, Co Meath, in October