Changes to jurisdiction levels of civil courts

The changes to the monetary jurisdictions of the civil courts proposed by  Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 will take effect on 3rd February, 2014. The new limits will be: District Court: €15,000. Circuit Court in civil proceedings (other than personal injury claims): €75,000. Circuit Court for personal injury actions €60,000.  

Pizza Delivery man awarded €7,000 compensation for dog bite. *

The High court awarded a pizza delivery man €7,000 in compensation after he sustained an injury delivering promotional leaflets. The pizza delivery man sued the homeowners of a property in Portobello, Dublin following the incident. He explained to the court that he had been delivering promotional leaflets for Apache Pizza when a dog bit his finger. […]

What to do after a Road Traffic Accident *

What to do after a Road Traffic Accident * Cosgrove Gaynard Solicitors set out the below step by step guide to what to do after a road traffic accident. At all times it should be remembered that your health is paramount and is the first thing you need to attend to after a road traffic […]

Making a Personal Injuries Claim *

Making a Personal Injuries Claim * Under the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003, anyone intending to seek compensation for a personal injury (other than medical negligence/ malpractice ) must make an application through the Personal Injuries Board (PIAB) unless the claim is settled directly between the parties. The first step your solicitor will take […]