Judges Take a Knife to Victims

The publication of the latest “Personal Injuries Guidelines” which was adopted by the Judicial Council on the 6th of March 2021 is a not simply a slap in the face of victims.  It is more like an aggravated violent assault with sharpened knives. I am surprised that any...

FBD Business Interruption Case

In this article, I try to summarise the recent FBD business interruption insurance policy judgment. The case Hyper Trust Limited Trading As the Leopardstown Inn and FBD Insurance plc  and linked cases ran before Judge Denis McDonald in the Commercial Court division of...
Insurers Trying to Avoid Business Interruption Claims

Insurers Trying to Avoid Business Interruption Claims

In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic, it seems that insurers are back to business as usual – trying to avoid business interruption claims.  A number of insurance companies provide business interruption cover to business who have paid premiums for years in the...

Legal Consideration Arising From Covid-19

Employment issues The first thought in ever employer’s mind is what we do to protect staff and make sure that we can manage cash flow so we can re-open. Some businesses have been told to shut down already.  Some businesses have closed voluntarily.  Some look like...

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