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Posted in Medical Negligence on 20 September 2017
Exaggerated or fraudulent claims by Plaintiffs are abhorrent.  They are dishonest and they are illegal.  They do not benefit the legal system the public who pay expensive insurance premiums. Thankfully they are in the minority. Solicitors take detailed instructions from clients, carry o...
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Posted in New Legal Developments on 06 September 2017
According to ISME a statutory offence of perjury would be a significant brick in the defensive wall against false or exaggerated personal injury claims. In my view, there are lots of checks and balances in the existing system to weed out any such claims. Section 25 of the Civil Liability & Court...
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Posted in New Legal Developments on 23 August 2017
A legal loophole which enabled driver’s to escape a cross-jurisdictional driving ban between Ireland and the United Kingdom has recently been addressed, bringing about significant changes to those facing driving bans on one or other side of the border. The change in the Law came into effect on...
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Posted in General Legal Tips on 09 August 2017
It is without a doubt that Brexit will have many implications on Ireland. Trading agreement issues, immigration limits, and economic consequences are among the topics of discussion of late.  Of course these issues are among a multitude of other repercussions. What, however, are the potenti...
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Posted in General Legal Tips on 26 July 2017
Under Section 13 of the Parental Leave Acts 1998 (amended by the Parental Leave Amendment Act 2006) employees are entitled, in certain circumstances, to take leave with pay from their employment which is known as “force majeure”. An employee’s entitlement to take “force majeu...
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