Counsel argued there could be a perception of bias if a judge who voted for rules heard case
Another High Court challenge has been brought against the new personal injuries guidelines.
Overall insurance costs have shot up by 15pc since new guidelines on award levels were introduced, a survey of motorists,...
In April 2021, new Personal Injury Guidelines were published by the Judicial Council.
Judicial conduct and ethics guidelines to be adopted shortly by the Judicial Council will close a “gap in judicial accountability and transparency”, Chief Justice Frank Clarke has said.
Until recently Irish awards for the bread and butter of personal injury claims – soft tissue injuries like whiplash – were notoriously high (an average of roughly €23,000 in 2018).