Personal Injuries*

Personal Injuries*

We advise clients in all areas of personal injury claims* from accidents at work*, road traffic accidents*, falls*, trips and slips*, public liability, medical negligence, medical malpractice, Garda compensation claims*, Product Liability Claims* to Compensation for Victims of Crime*.

We always aim to obtain the best possible result for our clients be it through negotiation and settlement or through a full trial in as short a timeframe as possible. For further information please click on the following links:

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Road Traffic Accidents*

If you were involved in an accident*, within the last two years and suffered an injury you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

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Trips & Slips*

If you have fallen, tripped or slipped as a result of a hazard or dangerous situation created by another and as a consequence have suffered an injury*, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

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Accident at work*

If you have had an accident at work* and suffered an injury, you may be entitled to compensation.

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Medical Negligence*

Medical Negligence * is one of the most traumatic experiences that an individual can experience. Medical Negligence can lead to physical, emotional and personal trauma, as well as loss of earnings.

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Garda Compensation scheme*

The Garda Compensation Scheme* was established for members of An Garda Siochana under the Garda Siochana (Compensation) Act 1941 and the Garda Siochana (Compensation) (Amendment) Act 1945.

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Personal Injuries*
recent publications:
Personal Injury * : What is the difference between an Accident and a Claim ?

There can at times be a fine line between an accident and an accident that gives rise to compensation* due to negligence. However the law does distinguish between the two.

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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.

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Personal Injuries*: 4 year old child given flu vaccine

A FOUR-year-old child who was given a anti-flu vaccine at school without her parents’ consent has been awarded €4,000 damages*.

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Personal Injuries *: Compensation Guide

The Injuries Board provide an estimate of figures which provide a general guideline in relation to the value of an injury claim*.

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Personal Injuries*: Man settles High Court case for €1.75m

A man who took a lift home after a party has settled his action for damages* for €1.75 million.

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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.

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Personal injuries *: Compensation for Accident in a Creche

A child who was 4 years old, was injured in an accident* in creche when she knelt on broken glass which was on the floor of the crèche.

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Accidents * in Creche

Parents are obviously extremely worried about their childrens crèche facilities in light of last nights primetime programme.

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Periodic Payments for catastrophic injuries *

Pressure is continually increasing for the introduction of legislation to provide for periodic payments in claims involving catastrophic injuries. A working group was set up in 2010 to review this area of law and it reported unanimously in 2010 that legislation was required to allow cases to be settled by way of periodic payments for such catastrophic injuries.

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KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation* to food poison victim

An Australian court ordered KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN to pay the equivalent of €6.5 million euros in compensation* to a girl who suffered severe brain damage from salmonella poisoning after eating a chicken meal from the restaurant.

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If you would like a consultation on a personal injuries matter please contact Cosgrove Gaynard Solicitors to discuss further by calling 01 613 9191, by emailing us at info@cgsolicitors.ie or by completing our online personal enquiries form:

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Medical Negligence*

Medical Negligence * is one of the most traumatic experiences that an individual can experience. Medical Negligence can lead to physical, emotional and personal trauma, as well as loss of earnings.

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Defence Litigation*

Cosgrove Gaynard Solicitors act for liability insurers in Ireland in defence litigation matters. We pride ourselves in providing a pro active, results orientated and cost efficient service to clients.

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