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Fatal Injury – THE CORONER’S COURT

  The role of a Coroner is to hold an inquiry into the cause of sudden, unexplained, violent or unnatural deaths.  This inquiry is called an inquest.  The basic questions to be asked by the Coroner are “how, where and when” the deceased person died. The inquest is...

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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...

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Car Accident – GUIDE TO A MATERIAL 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 Gardaí and you should not leave the scene of the accident unless the emergency services need you to...

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Medical Negligence

The number of enquiries by those affected by 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. Medical...

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Serious Injuries – Spinal Cord Injuries

Sustaining a spinal injury has a dramatic effect on you and your family’s life.  Where that injury has been caused due to the neglect, act or omission of another party, then you should contact your Solicitor to make sure that your interests are protected.  If it is...

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Fatal Injury – Catastrophic Accidents

When the unthinkable happens and your partner or loved one is killed as a result of an accident, whether a road traffic accident or accident at work or otherwise through the fault of another you should protect your entitlements and that of your family and visit your...

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CAN EMPLOYERS SUE EMPLOYEES FOR INSURED WRONGS?

An employer taking legal action against an employee or former employee is unusual.  It is normally the employee that takes legal action against the employer for alleged breach of employment rights or for personal injuries allegedly sustained.  There have been a number...

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