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Factory Accidents*

Working in a factory can be fraught with potential dangers leading to many different types of factory injuries. When the Factories Act was introduced in 1955, it sought to make factories a safer place to work in, and forced employers to be responsible for preventing factory injuries. Many things have …

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Construction Accidents

Construction sites pose a large variety of risks, making the possibility of an accident quite high. Builders often work at height, which presents the obvious danger of falling, or other employees on the same site may encounter the risk of falling objects whilst they themselves work at ground level. Construction …

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Farm Accidents Still Too Common

Farms are regarded as notoriously hazardous places of work because not only are employees obliged to work around lots of different machinery, they are also working in a busy environment and with unpredictable animals. Indeed, it is not only farm workers who suffer accidents at farms: children and members of …

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Bicycle Accident Claims*

Cyclists are one of the most vulnerable groups of road users and it is barely surprising that bicycle traffic accidents frequently result in serious injury. Many of these bicycle traffic accidents involve cars and heavy goods vehicles whose drivers had simply not “noticed” the cyclist when turning left across a …

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Truck Accident Claims*

Important Advice about Truck Accidents As trucks are solidly constructed vehicles offering a high level of protection to those who travel in them, the majority of truck accidents in Ireland result in injuries to other road users or, when fork lift truck accidents occur in the workplace, to work colleagues. …

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How to Claim as a Pedestrian*

Pedestrian accident claims for compensation can arise for a variety of reasons. Most commonly these are when involved in a road traffic accident where the pedestrian is rarely to blame, and has been injured by a motorist violating a traffic signal or failing to pay due care and attention whilst …

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Guide to Hit & Run Claims*

Most drivers, even negligent ones, will stop after being involved in a road traffic accident to help anybody who has been injured, or to exchange contact and insurance details. “Hit and Run” drivers often have a reason not to stop – such as not having motor insurance – and, even …

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Taxi Accidents*

Taxis in Ireland are registered as “Small Public Service Vehicles” and as such have a duty and responsibility to care for their passengers. If you are ever involved in an accident whilst travelling in a taxi, you have the same entitlement to make a taxi injury compensation claim as you …

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How to Claim as a Passenger*

When you are a passenger in an accident, it is almost certain that you were not to blame and are entitled to claim for “passenger in accident compensation”. The physical mode of transport in which you were travelling makes no difference to the amount that you may be entitled to, …

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