Families Of Fishermen Who Drowned Off The Waterford Coast Settle High Court Actions

Three gentleman, Paul Bolger (aged 49), Kenny Bolger (aged 47) and Shane Bolger (aged 44) lost their lives while aboard a fishing vessel known as the “MFV Dean Leanne”, which capsized off the Waterford coast near Brownstown Head on 12th June 2013. The 3 brothers had left Dunmore East that morning aboard their boat [...]

By |2020-05-27T15:47:05+00:00May 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Families Of Fishermen Who Drowned Off The Waterford Coast Settle High Court Actions

Local Property Tax Valuation Date Deferred

Many residential properties have increased in value, some significantly since May 2013. It is expected that an update in the valuation date will mean a substantial increase in local property tax payable for many. However, homeowners should be aware that they may be facing an increased LPT bill from November 2021.

By |2019-12-04T16:44:44+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Local Property Tax Valuation Date Deferred

Obligation Of Social Media Platforms To Remove Defamatory Content

The E-Commerce Directive 2000/31/EC (the “Directive”) provides that information service providers, such as social media platforms, are not liable for the defamatory information posted by their users, the so-called “mere conduit” defence.

By |2019-12-04T16:25:46+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Obligation Of Social Media Platforms To Remove Defamatory Content

Regulatory Reform Of Health and Social Care Professionals.

The Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019 has passed committee stage in Dail Eireann. It is intended that this legislation will streamline the disciplinary processes of the Medical Council.

By |2019-12-04T16:00:23+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Regulatory Reform Of Health and Social Care Professionals.

Affidavit, Oaths and Declarations Explained

For some, having an Affidavit sworn or a Declaration witnessed or sworn is sometimes not just inconvenient, but intimidating. The purpose of the Oath is in fact to give solemnity to what the person is doing and to ensure the truth and accuracy of the information contained in the Affidavit or Declaration.

By |2019-12-04T15:16:14+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Affidavit, Oaths and Declarations Explained

PI Actions – Letter of claim and PIAB

In this article we outline some of the amendments to the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 (the 2004 Act) that commenced in January as well as some provisions of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Act 2019 to come into force in April. Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 - Letter of claim (Section 8) [...]

By |2019-07-02T15:29:04+00:00July 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on PI Actions – Letter of claim and PIAB

Setanta Insurance Debacle

In total, the value of claims outstanding against Setanta amounts to €95m. Recently, an initial tranche of €9.9m was submitted to the High Court for payment from the insurance compensation fund.

By |2017-10-01T11:22:40+00:00October 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Setanta Insurance Debacle

Cerebal Palsy Sufferer awarded €2.1 m from HSE

M M Halley & Son recently acted for a Cerebal Palsy sufferer in High Court Action .The case was settled for €2.1 million against the Health Service Authority .Please read the attached link :   http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/cerebral-palsy-sufferer-who-claimed-birth-injury-secures-2-1m-1.2237829

By |2016-03-07T14:02:48+00:00June 30th, 2015|Medical Negligence, News|Comments Off on Cerebal Palsy Sufferer awarded €2.1 m from HSE