What to do if you are in a car accident

Dealing with the unexpected scenario of any accident is difficult. In the moment it can be hard to know what to do. Caroline McLaughlin is a Partner in our Personal Injuries Department. Here she outlines some key points to consider if you are involved in a car...

Family’s car ‘doing U-turn’ at time of fatal Wexford crash

(pictured Steve Alexander (left) his brother Doug jnr and their parents Doug and Lily died in a collision on the N25 Rosslare to Cork road near New Ross on December 4th, 2017). There was nothing a lorry driver could have done to avoid a road traffic collision in which...

Melissa Patterson was just 18 years old when she was hit by a car

“We’ve lost someone so precious.” In July 2015 Melissa Patterson was just 18 years old when she was hit by a car and killed while out walking on the N60. So far in 2017, 12 people have died so far on our roads, seven of those deaths have been...

Road Safety Appeal following the death of Melissa Patterson

“We’ve lost someone so precious.” In July 2015 Melissa Patterson was just 18 years old when she was hit by a car and killed while out walking on the N60. So far in 2017 12 people have died so far on our roads, seven of those deaths have been...

Family hope daughter’s death not in vain

Accidental death verdict at Melissa Patterson inquest THE family of a Castlebar teenager who died in a road-traffic accident have said that they hope her death will not be in vain and that motorists will be more vigilant of pedestrians. Melissa Patterson of 11 Hollow...