A solicitor who claims a couple owe almost €246,000 in fees, costs and outlay for an unsuccessful High Court planning case is entitled to summary judgment orders for €150,000 of that sum, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
Legislation allowing judges set guidelines on personal injury awards in line with other countries should be in place by the summer, the minister in charge of insurance policy says.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
The Chairman of the Personal Injuries Commission has warned there needs to be “a massive onslaught” on fraud in the motor claims area and said as a “last resort” the Government could legislate to put a cap on the amount of compensation awarded.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
"I just wish I could return to my old life. The one where the love of my life was still alive and we were expecting our first child. My life after my wife’s death has been a never-ending nightmare."
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
The Supreme Court has found Shell E & P Ireland was acting in civil contempt of court orders when it entered nine years ago onto commonage lands at Rossport located on the modified route for the Corrib gas onshore pipeline.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Plans for a new maternity hospital are back on track after the board of Holles Street overwhelmingly voted in favour of re-endorsing the deal struck last November that paved the way for its transfer to the campus of St Vincent’s University Hospital at Elm Park.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
In some ways, the controversy over the ownership of the new maternity hospital is the most bizarre I’ve ever come across. And the reason is simple. We don’t know enough about it to make a judgement. In fact, we don’t know anything.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
A firm of insurance brokers is entitled to damages against a Cork-based firm of solicitors over negligent handling of litigation, the Court of Appeal has ruled. The amount of damages will be decided later by the High Court.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
The absence of an appropriate unit in the State for medium term secure detention of women with serious mental health difficulties, but not so severe as to warrant detention in the Central Mental Hospital, has been highlighted in a High Court case.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Three actions for damages brought here against a Catholic Bishop in a representative capacity over the Church’s alleged failure to act to prevent paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth sexually abusing children have been halted by the Court of Appeal.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015