Award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000.

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The Court of Appeal has reduced an award for a whiplash injury, noting that high award levels in personal injury cases are affecting the cost of insurance.  In the judgment, one of the appeal court judges said that personal injury litigation “should not be a lottery”.  The claimant was awarded €70,000 in general damages and €6,000 Read More …

Making a Will

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A Will is a document that sets out your intention regarding your estate when you die. It is especially important to make a Will if you have young children. This is so you can appoint guardians and trustees for those children. After you die, somebody must deal with your estate, that person is your executor Read More …

Mortgage switching.

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It will take a bit of time and effort but switching your mortgage could save you a lot of money in the long-term.  Switching could save you up to €3,000 a year depending on what rate you are on and the process is not as difficult as you may think. Mortgage holders who are on standard Read More …

FANTASTIC GOLF + B&B PACKAGE

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Liam R. Fitzgerald Solicitor is delighted to share with you a wonderful once in a lifetime offer of accommodation and Golf in two stunning locations. To avail of this offer please contact The 19th Lodge Ballybunion and ask for the Liam R. Fitzgerald Solicitor offer. You will not be disappointed and you will thank me Read More …

Judge throws out €60,000 personal injury claim after finding woman gave ‘misleading’ evidence.

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Judge Brian O’Callaghan dismissed the plaintiff’s personal injury claim against an Agricultural Show Society.  The judge stated that the evidence by the Plaintiff “was in some respects unreliable, in many respects quite inconsistent and quite clearly faulty in other respects”.  Judge O’Callaghan stated: “I have no option but to dismiss the claim.”  He also found Read More …