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#Whiplash

# whiplash - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Whiplash award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000 as judge says personal injury litigation 'should not be a lottery'
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Whiplash award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000 as judge says personal injury litigation 'should not be a lottery'

Aug 18th 2020, 7:50 AM 31,285 Views 0 Comments

“I am satisfied that by any reasonable measure it cannot be viewed as proportionate,” Mr Justice Seamus Noonan said of the original award.

# whiplash - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts
# Insurance Payout
# Insurance Payout

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts

Nov 10th 2018, 7:31 PM 26,784 Views 71 Comments

New figures revealed that the average award in a whiplash case is over €20,000.

# whiplash - Monday 5 November, 2018

Personal injury claims: Average award in whiplash cases is over €20,000
# Insurance
# Insurance

Personal injury claims: Average award in whiplash cases is over €20,000

Nov 5th 2018, 12:24 PM 16,498 Views 47 Comments

The majority of compensation claims assessed in the first six months of this year were whiplash related.

# whiplash - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?
# Damages
# Damages

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?

Sep 19th 2018, 10:35 AM 21,751 Views 59 Comments

Ireland’s personal injury payouts are a “stark multiple” of those in other countries, a report has said.

# whiplash - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?
# Whipsmart
# Whipsmart

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 20,729 Views 33 Comments

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

# whiplash - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Insurance companies must publish their injury claims and payouts data - report
# Whiplash
# Whiplash

Insurance companies must publish their injury claims and payouts data - report

Dec 7th 2017, 3:22 PM 11,490 Views 19 Comments

The Personal Injuries Commission has recommended that injury data be published.

# whiplash - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Car insurance report: Payouts for whiplash must be linked to severity of the injury
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Car insurance report: Payouts for whiplash must be linked to severity of the injury

Dec 6th 2017, 5:02 PM 13,802 Views 28 Comments

The report finds the rise in insurance premiums are linked to the claims relating to soft tissue injuries.

# whiplash - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack
# Whiplash
# Whiplash

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack

Dec 7th 2016, 8:14 AM 17,563 Views 31 Comments

Detective Garda Clifford Singleton sustained long term neck injuries as a result.

# whiplash - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes
# Taking Us For A Ride
# Taking Us For A Ride

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes

Dec 6th 2016, 7:17 PM 29,351 Views 72 Comments

Ireland is also a popular target for ‘fraud tourism’ due to high compensation payouts.

# whiplash - Thursday 6 October, 2016

New research finds average personal injury claim is... €15,000
# WHIPCASH
# WHIPCASH

New research finds average personal injury claim is... €15,000

Oct 6th 2016, 9:42 AM 34,390 Views 23 Comments

The Personal Injuries Assessment Board released a list of average payouts for different injuries as a result of car crashes.

# whiplash - Monday 25 July, 2016

Car tip: Adjust your headrest to reduce injuries
# Car Tip
# Car Tip

Car tip: Adjust your headrest to reduce injuries

Jul 25th 2016, 12:59 PM 1,220 Views 0 Comments

The correct head restraint position can protect you during a collision.

# whiplash - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Republic of Telly reimagined Whiplash with the humble tin whistle as its star
# Not My Tempo
From The Daily Edge
# Not My Tempo

Republic of Telly reimagined Whiplash with the humble tin whistle as its star

Apr 14th 2015, 10:38 AM 2,838 Views 4 Comments

NOT QUITE MY TEMPO!!!

# whiplash - Monday 23 February, 2015

JK Simmons' Oscars speech will make you call your mam today
# Don't Text
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Text

JK Simmons' Oscars speech will make you call your mam today

Feb 23rd 2015, 4:31 AM 2,349 Views 0 Comments

Thanks JK Simmons.

# whiplash - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Sony claims watching Whiplash burns 375 calories... same as a 2.5k jog!
# Workout
From The Daily Edge
# Workout

Sony claims watching Whiplash burns 375 calories... same as a 2.5k jog!

Jan 22nd 2015, 3:50 PM 3,401 Views 3 Comments

It’s a physically exhausting movie.

# whiplash - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

9 emotional reactions everyone had when watching Whiplash
# No Spoilers
From The Daily Edge
# No Spoilers

9 emotional reactions everyone had when watching Whiplash

Jan 21st 2015, 4:30 PM 4,190 Views 0 Comments

All about that Jazz.

# whiplash - Friday 4 April, 2014

Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home
# Exercise
# Exercise

Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home

Apr 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,737 Views 23 Comments

New research found little difference in the patients recovery depending on these two treatments.

# whiplash - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013?
# Compensation
# Compensation

How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013?

Feb 25th 2014, 2:14 PM 11,024 Views 24 Comments

If you guessed €243 million, you were right. And really good at guessing.