€15,000 compensation for woman who ‘should have recovered’ after 18 months

In a recent case, Judge Raymond Groarke, the President of the Circuit Court, awarded a woman €15,525 whom he had assessed as being largely recovered from her injuries within eighteen months of a car accident. The woman claimed that in […]

10 November 2014| personal injury| By:

Where there’s a will there’s a forger

A Dundalk based GP, Dr Seamus Cassidy, has pleaded guilty in Newry Crown Court to being among three conspirators involved in the faking of a will of a publican, Kitty Haughey, who died in 2004 at the age of 81. […]

21 October 2014| Wills & Probate| By:

Passenger in car who suffered brain injury has award reduced

MAN AWARDED €364,000 COMPENSATION FOR BRAIN INJURY SUFFERED IN A DRINK DRIVING CAR CRASH WAS DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN PARTIALLY NEGLIGENT   Michael Tevlin, a 35 year old man was awarded a sum of €364,000.00 by the High Court in […]

‘National Slow Down Day’ provides a spurt for road traffic safety

  The Garda Siochána will conduct a national Slow Down speed enforcement operation for 24 hours from 7am on Friday 24th October.   The initiative is part of a series to try to promote road safety and to reduce the […]

15 October 2014| personal injury| By:

Injured Spanish Student Settles Compensation Claim for €9m

We have written previously about the unfortunate Spanish student who suffered catastrophic brain injuries when hit by a bus operated by Dublin Bus back in February 2009. The student, Carlos Tesch, was twelve years old when he came to Ireland […]

14 May 2014| personal injury| By:

Accident at Work Prevention: News Roundup

  UN World Day for Safety and Health at Work The 28th April 2014 marked the United Nations World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This is an annual event which has been running since 2003 and is observed […]

12 May 2014| personal injury| By:

€10,000 compensation claim for child who cut finger in Debenhams

A six year old girl who caught her finger in a metal grill in a fridge in Debenhams has recently had her case ruled by Judge Groarke, the President on the Circuit Court.   The Judge was advised that in […]

1 May 2014| personal injury| By:

70% negligence ruling against Dublin Bus upheld in Supreme Court

In June 2013 we wrote in relation to a successful claim for compensation brought in the High Court by a Spanish student who was knocked down by a bus operated by Dublin Bus in Bray. The schoolboy had suffered a […]

13 March 2014| personal injury| By:

€250,000 injury compensation for fall in Stag’s Head pub

An elderly man who fell down stairs in a well-known Dublin city centre pub was awarded a quarter of a million euro in compensation for serious brain injury. Frank McHugh (80) of Rathgar in Dublin 6 has obtained a settlement […]

Claim against créche in RTE results in €55,000 in compensation

An RTE Childcare créche, managed by Wee Care Day Nurseries, was sued for personal injury caused to a young girl as a result of alleged negligence. The President of the Circuit Court , Mr Justice Raymond Groarke has approved a […]