Fatal Accidents on the Road

The most recent statistics from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) (for the period from 1st January- 31st December, 2023) confirm that in 2023 there were 184 fatalities on the road in Ireland. This represents a 19% increase from 2022 figures for the same period. The...

Personal Injuries Guidelines Explained

Since 6th March, 2021 the level of damages attributable to injuries arising from an incident are clearly defined in the Personal Injuries Guidelines. The maximum compensation that can be awarded under Irish Law for General Damages is capped at €550,000. General...

Benefits of Trauma Informed Practice

Trauma informed practice elevates client care skills and helps solicitors connect with their clients, creating better legal outcomes and more robust advocacy. Our Caroline McLaughlin, Partner in our Personal Injuries Litigation Department, participated in the recent...

The Impact of the New Personal Injuries Guidelines

The new Personal Injuries Guidelines commenced on April 24 2021.  Published by the Judicial Council, they set new guideline levels for personal injury compensation in Ireland. The objective was to bring greater consistency across personal injuries awards and to...