Personal Injury Claims

Brain Injury Victim Receives €1.9 Million Settlement

Click here to read Irish Times news article In 2012, Kareem Al Balooty was a backseat passenger in a car. The car veered off the road and struck a pole. Al Balooty suffered from a traumatic brain injury as a result of the accident. He currently lives in a nursing home in Limerick and can […]

Personal Injury Commission to be established for motor insurance

A working group put in place to tackle the increasing expense of motor insurance has advocated the establishment of a personal injury commission to provide help with claims. Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns continues to be named as Chairperson of the commission. This includes the commissioning of medical research, reporting on global settlement amounts, in addition to settlement mechanics, […]

Court Awards Student €35,000 for Work Injury

Click here to read news article A young design student, Yana Shmatova, employed by Dunnes Stores was awarded €35,000 in damages by the Circuit Civil Court. The trial, oversaw by Judge Sarah Berkeley, determined that the student was working in a “dangerous” environment when boxes of cereal fell from a shelf and broke her […]

Loss of Front Teeth Results in €38,000 Award in Damages

Click here to read news article Ms Timea Babos filed a personal injury lawsuit in Dublin Circuit Court against West Wood Club alleging that she suffered the loss of her two front teeth, needed dental procedures, and will need future dental procedures as a result of diving into a pool. Ms Babos dived into the […]

Personal Injury Claims Increased by 6%

The number of personal injury claims rose by 6% last year with a total number of 33,561 claims but the number of claims awarded was down last year as compared to the 2014 record, according to the Injuries Board 2015 Annual Review. The claims in 2014 were 31,576. It increased to 33,561 in 2015 with the increase being linked […]

€40,000 in favour of girl who cut leg on knife edged toilet roll holder

The Circuit Court President, Mr.Justice Raymond Groake recently ruled a minor settlement in the sum of €40,000 in favour of a young girl who cut her leg to the bone on a knife edged toilet roll holder. The standalone toilet roll holder was purchased in a Heatons store by the minor plaintiffs mother. The holder […]

€44,000 damages awarded to a man who injured his foot in a pub

€44,000 has been awarded to Patrick McDonagh, from Bray, County Wicklow after he tripped and fell on the steps when leaving the smoking area of The George Pub in Dublin. The Court heard how following the incident Patrick required surgery and physiotherapy and had been left with unsightly scars on his knee, leg and ankle. […]

Kildare Garda awarded €50,000 for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Garda Paul Carney from Leixlip Garda Station, who received a Scott medal for bravery, was awarded €50,000.00 in damages in a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Justice Barton said that Mr. Carney had acted bravely when he disarmed two robbers in Celbridge with his colleague Garda Thomas Ryan. The two men had been patrolling Celbridge […]

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  • K.D. Dublin 07/07/2013
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  • F.B. Dublin 6 03/05/2010
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    “I always felt that the staff in Tiernan & Co had time to listen to me and respond to any question I asked. As a client I felt I was a priority.”

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