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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

Client awarded €550,000.00 in compensation together with all his costs at a recent Arbitration Hearing

A client of the firm was recently awarded €550,000.00 by an Arbitrator after his land was compulsorily acquired by the local council.  The issue came down to a difference in opinion between the two parties and their respective experts as to the correct prior valuation of the lands in question.  A final offer of a [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00May 21st, 2015|Arbitrator, News|Comments Off on Client awarded €550,000.00 in compensation together with all his costs at a recent Arbitration Hearing

DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY CONCERN YOU

DEPUY HIP REPLACEMENTS If you received a Depuy Hip medical device, and have been recalled for assessment, and/or surgery, please consult us for some legal advise. This office has successfully concluded a number of these cases to date.   COLONOSCOPY REVIEW If you have been recalled for a Colonoscopy in Wexford General Hospital and have concerns [...]

By |2016-03-07T14:18:48+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Medical Negligence, News|Comments Off on DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY CONCERN YOU