In a significant decision, the Irish Court of Appeal (the "Court") has warned of a possible culture of 'partisan advocates'...
Complainant had sued management company of apartment complex over fall down a flight of stairs after he allegedly slipped on black ice at the top of a stairs in a common area
Mr Meehan, who is aged in his mid-40s, sustained multiple fractures to the spine, and knee injuries and was in a wheelchair for three months after the incident
Jo-Ann O’Sullivan was a passenger in a car that was hit from behind in August 2016. In 2020, the High Court made the award to Ms O’Sullivan, of Laburnam Grove, Commons Road, Blackpool, Cork, over the accident in Glanmire, Cork, on August 27th, 2016.
Court of Appeal: Personal injuries award reduced from €155,000 to €83,000 for accident arising from dazzled driver
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal to reduce a general damages award from €155,000 to €95,000 on the basis that the trial judge did not properly assess general damages under the Book of Quantum. Further, the court held that the plaintiff was liable in contributory negligence for his accident and therefore had his total award reduced to €83,000.
The appeal by a Cork lorry driver attributed a third of the responsibility for the Ring of Kerry collision to the Kerry motorist
The Court of Appeal has held that a High Court judge “fell into significant error”, when he dismissed an employee’s claim on the basis that the employee should have used common sense.
The case of Quinn v Masivlaniec & Stanczk concerned a claim for compensation in respect of injuries to the Plaintiff’s bowel and right wrist et.al.
The Irish Prison Service (IPS) has withdrawn its appeal of a significant High Court judgment which found that the service must provide reasonable accommodation to disabled prison officers.