The Irish Claims Authority is the independent provider in Ireland of assessments and information relating to claims. We provide high quality, relevant and up to date information on all types of claims for compensation from product liability to road accidents. We hope that through the provision of such information the public will be made fully aware of their legal entitlements to obtain compensation.
The Irish Claims Authority provide a panel of human experts who can assess cases on merit and quantum. We do not charge for this service. They are on hand to provide you with a detailed assessment of your case regardless of type, including whether the circumstances give rise to a viable claim and also the level of damages you should expect to receive. This is a service provided to the public free of charge. If you case involves an injury, or experts can arrange for a full submission to the Injuries Board or in other cases to the Irish Courts Directly.
We also provide an automated online claims calculator (specifically related to personal injury claims in Ireland however). This tool can show how much you can claim and the amounts of personal injury awards, should it be assessed by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board following an accident. Our claims calculator uses the most up to date Personal Injuries Guidelines which replaced the old Book of Quantum.
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Most personal injury claimants are no longer accepting awards by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) following the introduction of the Judicial Council’s new personal injury guidelines, new figures show.
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Court of Appeal: Full rehearing in personal injuries case after ‘total non-engagement’ by trial judge with the evidence
The Court of Appeal has ordered a full rehearing of a personal injuries case after the court determined that the trial judge had failed to engage with essential aspects of the evidence.
This was an Appeal by the Complainant, a 19 year old female barista, against a Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) decision that she should be awarded €3,500 on foot of a sexual harassment claim that resulted in her feeling stressed and anxious, certified out sick and ultimately resigning her position.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Zurich Insurance plc seeking to set aside a third party notice in personal injury proceedings where cover was denied. It had been claimed by Zurich that the dispute regarding insurance cover was “entirely different” from the personal injuries proceedings and therefore the joinder application should have failed.
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