People with oil-fuelled properties are being urged to check their tanks following a nearly 50 per cent increase in insurance claims for leaks.
A woman has been awarded €54,000 damages over a heating oil spill from her neighbour’s tank which, the High Court heard, damaged her home and meant she had to find alternative accommodation for more than two years.
A Belfast building firm has been fined £15,000 over the death of a man at an excavation site in Rathfriland.
the Irish Claims Authority offered its support to a couple who claimed the value of their dream £1million home had been significantly slashed after a bungling delivery driver flooded their four-bedroom property with nearly 500 litres of toxic kerosene.
A family are to receive more than £5,000 compensation for the “unpleasantness” of having neighbours’ oil spill onto their land, a High Court judge has ruled.