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What is the Statute of Limitations?

The Statute of Limitations Ireland is the law that governs the length of time people have in order to issue legal proceedings against a criminal or negligent party, or to have civil cases brought before the courts. The act was first introduced in 1957 to introduce time constraints on claims …

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Restaurant Food Poisoning*

Restaurant accident compensation claims are normally related to restaurant accidents sustained through a “breach of care” – usually referred to as negligence – and relate to food spillages, poorly maintained equipment and unlit or obstructed passageways. However, food poisoning can also come under the heading of breach of care if …

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Asbestos Claims*

Asbestos injury compensation claims have been made against companies that used asbestos in their manufacturing process or in their buildings ever since the link between exposure to asbestos and diseases such as asbestosis and mesothelioma was first acknowledged. Nonetheless, making an asbestos injury compensation claim is far from simple due …

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Rail Accidents*

A rail accident compensation claim will arise when you have been injured on a train or tram due to a lack of care or mechanical error. The fault may not necessary lie with Iarnród Éireann as the majority of collisions involving trains are with large animals that have strayed onto …

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Claim Guide for Tourists*

Can a tourist in Ireland claim for a personal injury while in Ireland or should the claim be made when they return home? ‘Can a tourist in Ireland claim for a personal injury’ is a good question to ask, because it provides an opportunity to explain some of the benefits …

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Restaurant Slips & Falls

Restaurant Falls Compensation Claims: Slips, Trips and Falls Restaurant falls compensation comes under the umbrella of a very common form of personal injury claim in Ireland – slips, trips and falls compensation – which relates to accidents which most frequently happen in public places. Usually, the incident in which a …

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Supermarket Injuries*

Supermarket injuries can happen to shop workers and shoppers alike, and can be caused by slippery floors, items falling from shelves or – for shop workers in particular – lifting and carrying heavy goods in the supermarket warehouse. In all these instances, the accidents that cause these injuries can be …

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Footpath Accidents*

Outside of the home, a footpath accident is one of the most common ways of sustaining an injury and, at a time when government resources for making repairs to damaged footpaths are stretched, footpath accidents are becoming more common and leading to a growth in the number of footpath accident …

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Whiplash Symptoms

Important Advice about Whiplash Symptoms When whiplash symptoms first start to appear, it can sometimes be several weeks after you have been involved in a road traffic accident or another incident in which the soft tissues of the neck, spine and upper back have been over-extended. Many people will try …

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Office Accidents*

Should you be unlucky enough to be involved in an accident in the office and as a result need to make an office accident compensation claim, a certain amount of advice might be given to you via the company safety officer, usually under the auspices of the Personnel or Human …

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