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Whiplash Injuries: Whiplash – No thanks

According to the Injuries Board Book of Quantum, the most common type of neck injury is a whiplash injury.  Whiplash is an over extension or a sprain often suffered in a road traffic accident or other violent movement.  Essentially, a sudden acceleration or...
Car Accident – Guide to Car Damage Claim

Car Accident – Guide to Car Damage Claim

Here’s what I suggest you do if you have a car accident and have to bring a car damage claim: AT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT Check and see if anyone has been injured. If someone is injured, call an ambulance or other emergency services. You should also call the...

Personal Injury Claims – Assessing the Book of Quantum

The Book of Quantum is used by the Injuries Board to value personal injuries claims.  It is a booklet prepared for the Injuries Board by independent consultants.  The majority of the information behind it seems to have been supplied by insurance companies.  The Book...

Medical Negligence

The number of enquiries by those affected by medical negligence has increased significantly over the last few years.  This is a worrying trend.  It indicates that under staffing and under-funding of hospitals may be having an impact on patient care and safety leading...

What is a Notary Public? – Perspective of a Limerick Notary

So what does a Notary do?  This article gives the perspective of a practicing Limerick Notary. According to the “bible”, The Irish Notary, a Notary is a public officer of the civil order appointed by the competent authority of the State in which he practices to carry...