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What is Medical Negligence?

So what is Medical Negligence? In general Medical Negligence is the failure of a Doctor, Consultant or any other medical personnel to meet certain standards of care relating to the medical profession. These standards are commonly based on what a reasonable doctor with the requisite knowledge and skills would or would not do. In other

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

Have you had an accident abroad?

Did you know that if you have been involved in an accident abroad while you are on a package holiday you can pursue a claim for compensation under the Package Holidays and Travel Trade Act 1995 if you have booked your holiday through a Tour Operator/ Organiser in Ireland. If you have suffered an injury due

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

Death & Injury toll among cyclists at 10 year high!

Making a Claim: What every cyclist needs to know. You may cycle to work, school or college every day. Or you might just like nothing better than a leisurely cycle through Ireland’s beautiful countryside. However often you get on your bike, accidents can happen and it’s best to be prepared. We’re sorry to report that

Work Injuries can have serious impact! Find out how to claim.

What to do if you’ve had an accident at work. An employer is required by law to provide safe working environments for their employees. There are health and safety regulations that must be adhered to, to reduce the occurrence of an accident at work. If an employer has been negligent to his or her duties they

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

Have you sustained injuries by being an innocent passenger?

Have you sustained injuries by being an innocent passenger? You may be entitled to claim. If you have been injured as a passenger in a private vehicle, on a motorbike, commercial or other vehicle or on public transport, then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. It is important to note that