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 […]

7 November 2017| personal injury| By:

Making a Will? Get a legal consultation for just €50!

Carmody Moran Solicitors are participating in My Legacy Week commencing Monday, 30 October 2017 in conjunction with charities’ umbrella group MyLegacy.   MyLegacy is a coalition of over 50 Irish charities that have come together to promote leaving a gift to […]

22 October 2017| Wills & Probate| By:

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 […]

10 April 2017| personal injury| By:

Irish Motorists could get Compensation for Court Fines Fiasco

Another week, another Garda scandal! We have now learned that a systems error within the Garda organisation had resulted in 14,700 motorists being wrongly summoned to court and convicted of various motoring offences. In essence these 14,700 people should never have ended […]

28 March 2017| Legal News| By:

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 […]

20 March 2017| personal injury| By:

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 […]

26 January 2017| Legal News, personal injury| By:

No ‘Alternative Facts’ Allowed in Personal Injury Affidavits of Verification

So, apparently we now all live in a post-truth era where Donald Trump is the leader of the free world. However, unlike the new dawn heralded in by The Donald’s press secretary this weekend, the legal framework concerning ‘facts’ remains […]

24 January 2017| personal injury| By:

The old reliables of death & taxes arise again with modern family treatment on RTE Liveline show

This particular radio programme concerned how step-children within an increasingly common modern family scenario may have different tax treatments in an inheritance context. I had the rare occasion of listening to Joe Duffy’s Liveline when driving back to the office from […]

16 January 2017| Legal News, Wills & Probate| By:

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 […]

11 January 2017| personal injury| By:

Injuries Board Book of Quantum 2016 | Compensation Award Estimates

After a 12 year hiatus from its first publication, The Injuries Board has now released an updated version of its Book of Quantum (embedded below) which provides estimates of what the average compensation claim awards for different bodily injury types in […]

20 October 2016| personal injury| By:

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