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Frequently asked questions about personal injury claims


What is a Personal Injury Claim?- In scenarios where a person is involved in an accident * that was not their fault and sustains an injury as a result of that accident, they may be entitled to pursue a personal injury claim *. There are many different scenarios that could lead to a claim, most […]

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Sick Pay Entitlements Following an Accident at Work *


An accident at work or any other kind of personal injury can be a very stressful time not only physically and emotionally but financially, where a person cannot return to work following an injury. A common question we get asked from clients is whether they’re entitled to sick pay following an accident at work*. Am I […]

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Settling a Claim Before it Reaches Court


When settling a claim * it is not uncommon for a case to be settled outside of court. Generally, before that happens, the first step in making a claim is to apply to the Injuries Board. The types of personal injury claims * that are made through the injuries board first are, for example: Personal Injury […]

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Going to Court – Not What You Expect


The thought of going to court can be daunting for most of us. One of the first things that springs to most minds is Judge Judy and her intimidating demeanour, never mind the lawyers from ‘Suits’ and Ally McBeal! Court attendance is never as bad as you think it will be. Few realise that whilst […]

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Package Holiday Accident Claims *


A holiday should be a time when you can relax and simply get away from your day to day routine. It is no secret that a holiday can be expensive to execute. However, it can become even more expensive for you if you happen to suffer a personal injury * while on holidays abroad. Unfortunately, […]

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Manual Handling Injury Claim


Manual handling injury claims * are a common injury claim that our clients have suffered in the past. It is no surprise that back, neck and shoulder injuries as a result of heavy lifting are common in personal injuries claims, but what some people don’t know that these injuries can be sustains by pushing and pulling heavy objects without adequate […]

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Time Is Ticking!


From the minute an accident happens the legal clock begins to start. It is important to be made aware of the legal time limits in place especially if you are involved in an accident due to the negligence of a third party. As only within a specific time frame are you able to bring a claim […]

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How to Act in your Best Interest after an Accident At Work


Accidents in the work place are a common cause of personal injury * here in Ireland. Personal injury * relating to workplace accidents * can take many different forms and are a direct result of negligence at the hands of a third party (such as an employer or fellow work colleague). The events of these […]

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Rear ended on Long Mile Road – Case Study *


Case details Case Type: Road Traffic Accident * Injury: Soft tissue injuries to neck, shoulder & lower back *. Case summary Incident: Michael was involved in an accident on the Long Mile Road and when he was stationary at a crossroads and was rear-ended by a car who failed to stop. Such was the force of the impact […]

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Uninsured Driver Accident Claim


Car insurance is a necessity, an expensive one at that, but is vital for us to take our cars out on the road. Insurance helps us protect our vehicles and the third party. What if you have been involved in an car accident with an uninsured driver? In this instance, you are protected by the Motor Insurer’s […]

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