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Road Traffic

Cyclist fatalities on the Increase

5 cyclists have been killed on Irish roads this year the most recent being a young woman who was fatally injured by a lorry in Blackrock at a set of traffic lights. In 2012 there were 8 fatalities. The RSA has reported the most dangerous areas for cyclists are cross-roads and T-junctions where cyclists are…

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Pedestrian sues Local Authority for Defective Traffic Lights

Teenage Pedestrian Awarded Substantial Damages for Defective Traffic Lights. The High Court recently awarded a young man in excess of €800,000 in damages for serious and permanent injuries as a result of road traffic accident whereby he was knocked down by a car at a set of traffic lights in South Dublin. At the time…

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Safety of Injured Party at the Crash Scene

Background to this car accident claim. We recently acted on behalf of a driver in relation to a road traffic accident whereby he was rear ended while stationary at traffic lights. The driver and his passenger felt immediate neck and back pain. The Gardai were called and the Dublin Fire Brigade arrived a short time…

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Uninsured Drivers Can Claim

Did you know that if you have been involved in an accident with an uninsured driver and you yourself are uninsured you can now claim damages for personal injury against the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI).

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Accident Involving a Commercial Vehicle

Did you know since the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the case of Farrell v. Whitty [2007] ECR I-3067 it is now possible for persons injured whilst travelling in the back of a commercial vehicle with no seating to bring a claim for compensation for injuries suffered if the commercial vehicle is involved in a collision.

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