Workplace Accidents

Injuries at work compensation claims are often a delicate issue because the employee usually wishes to remain working for the employer and does not want to damage working relationships.

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 Personal Injuries

One of the most frequently asked questions relating to personal injury claims in Ireland is “Do I have a worthwhile personal injury claim?”

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 Medical Negligence

Despite the best efforts of an under-resourced Irish Health Service, patients do sometimes suffer avoidable injuries due to medical negligence in Ireland.

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 Road Traffic Accidents

You should always make your health and the health of your passengers your top priority.

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Latest News

Children in Residential Care Homes in a “Vulnerable Situation”

The Ombudsman for Children has claimed that children in residential care homes are in a “vulnerable situation” due to a lack of monitoring by the HSE´s Child and Family Service. Listeners to this morning´s “Morning Ireland” program on RTE1 heard the Ombudsman for Children – Niall Muldoon – criticise the HSE´s Child and Family Service...

Settlement of Claim for an Injury Caused by Eating Restaurant Food Halved by Judge

The settlement of a claim for an injury caused by eating restaurant food has been halved by a judge who said the plaintiff contributed to his injury. Shane McQuillan (32) from Swords in County Dublin made his claim for an injury caused by eating restaurant food after fracturing an upper right back molar while eating...


State Claims Agency Criticised after Settlement of Claim for Severe Birth Injuries

The mother of a brain damaged girl has criticised the State Claims Agency for delaying the settlement of her daughter´s claim for severe birth injuries. Alex Butler (10) from Dunmore East, County Waterford, was born at the Waterford Regional Hospital in April 2005, “blue and lifeless” after her delivery had been mismanaged and she had...

Judge Says €15,000 Compensation for Crèche Psychological Trauma Insufficient

A judge at the Circuit Civil Court has refused to approve a settlement of compensation for crèche psychological trauma, saying that €15,000 is not enough. Emilie Kiely (4) from Sandyford in Dublin started attending the Giraffe crèche in Stepaside in 2011 when she was just eight months old. In September 2012, Emilie was moved to...


Compensation Claim for Breaking a Hip in Dunnes Stores Settled at Hearing

A compensation claim for breaking a hip in Dunnes Stores has been settled in favour of the plaintiff following a three-day hearing at the High Court in Cork. Seventy-seven year old Bernadette O´Leary from Clonakilty in Cork was shopping in her local Dunnes Stores on 2nd July 2013, intending to buy a waterproof canopy to...

Court Rules in Favour of Dunnes Worker Injury Compensation Claim

The High Court has ruled in favour of a Dunnes worker injury compensation claim and increased the settlement of compensation set by the Circuit Court. On June 6th 2011, Anthony Fitzsimons (25) from Finglas in Dublin – an employee of Dunnes Stores – suffered an injury to his left foot when he attempted to lift...