All posts by: Anthony Carmody

The Insurance Industry’s hidden ‘dark web’ needs to be hacked open to reduce claims fraud

Insurance Link is a database maintained by Insurance Ireland which records every personal injury case in the country. But it is secret with access tightly controlled by a select few corporate insiders. This database itself is however now central to […]

Irish insurance industry profiteering culture is finally being exposed

This is an excellent article written by the Indo’s Charlie Weston which throws cold water on the PR nonsense adopted by insurance companies’ attempts to persuade us to believe that it has been impossible for them to make money in this […]

This new ‘one month’ notification limit for injury claims is both ridiculous and self-defeating…and here’s why…

The legislation concerning claims for personal injury is now being changed quite fundamentally. Legislative measures include the the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Act 2019 and Civil Liability & Courts Act amendments – which will give the Injuries Board [now rebranded […]

Bus Crash Site at Mulhuddart M3 Bridge is Known Accident Blackspot

As was widely reported this week, a coach bus which was driving towards Mulhuddart coming from Blakestown Community College carrying schoolchildren crashed into the bridge underpass beneath the M3. Anyone who is familiar with the area will know this bridge […]

Child Injury Dog Bite Claim successfully settled by Carmody Moran

A personal injury claim for a husky dog attack on a girl aged fifteen has been settled for €18,700. The claim was brought by the mother of the child and Carmody Moran acted on behalf of the plaintiff to secure […]

EU Directive rules for Claiming Compensation for Accidents Abroad

At this time of year, a lot of people contact us about accidents that they have had when they were on holiday abroad and in particular with regards to car accidents. We have all been in the situation whereby we […]

Crazy Cat Coughs up Compo after Attack on Neighbour

Recently I was stopped in my tracks when reading the court reports in national newspapers about a woman, Ms Maureen O’Hagan who recently sued her neighbours after she was attacked by their pet cat. Ms O’Hagan claimed that the cat […]

Injury Claim Scams: Crash for Cash, Flash for Cash & cripples who go jogging

The media have been busy lately with news of fraudulent personal injury claims notably with the president of the High Court, Judge Raymond Groake striking out two separate cases in recent days as he did not believe the claimants’ version […]

Choosing a Solicitor: 6 Important Tips You Should Know

A recent case heard before the president of the High Court concerning a solicitor who has been struck off the roll of solicitors for misconduct, highlights the need for every person to make sure that when hiring a solicitor, they […]

Personal Injury Legal Costs & Rising Car Insurance Premiums: 4 Myths Busted!

Only days into the New Year and once again news headlines are focused on rising insurance premium costs. As the real causes of rising car cover costs are at last being laid at the door of the Irish insurance industry itself, it is […]