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# personal injuries

This year
Woman who claimed she hurt her back changing baby on floor withdraws claim against Croke Park
The woman claimed she hurt herself due to a lack of baby changing facilities in Croke Park.
Last year
Personal injury award cases drop by over 30% compared with 2021
8,989 cases were received by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board in the first six months of this year.
New bill aims to reform how personal injury claims are handled
The new legislation aims to introduce a new mediation system and reduce fraud.
Insurance reform group calls for action as survey finds premiums increase by 16%
Changes introduced last year have seen personal injuries assessments fall by around 40 percent.
All time
11-year-old boy awarded €44,000 for injuries sustained at communion function in Dalymount Park
The then three-year-old was injured while playing near a dugout in 2013.
New guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards to come into effect next week
Cabinet signed off on the new guidelines last month.
President of High Court asks people to negotiate personal injury cases as pandemic causes large backlog
Some 320 claims, which were postponed since 18 March, were listed for mention this week.
Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Irish Athletic Boxing Association and Wicklow County Council
Solicitors for the boxing trainer filed court papers yesterday.
Address of woman claiming €60k over car crash has been used five times in similar cases, court hears
Over a fourteen-month period, the address in Swords was used in almost identical cases, counsel for the insurance company said.
Just under €300 million paid out last year for personal injuries
The highest single award last year was €908,749.
Court told taxi driver was 'lying through his teeth' in car crash injury claim
He said he had been off work after a car accident.
There are new insurance guidelines out, but do they do enough to tackle sky high insurance premiums?
Some groups have already criticised the new ‘Book of Quantum’, which guides injuries payouts.
Student who 'ate glass in a pork chop' settles €60,000 personal injuries claim with Dunnes Stores
22-year-old Amy Houlden claimed she had cut the inside of her mouth on glass shards hidden in the chop’s marinade.
Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year
In total the Injuries Board has awarded €128.45 million in the first six months of this year.