Here are the Latest Personal Injuries Judgements from the High Court This Week

Museum failed in its duty of care to visitor who fell on stairway Negligence, Occupiers liability, Personal injuries High Court finds for the plaintiff and grants an award of damages in the sum of €66,989.59 in a personal injuries claim arising from a slip and fall on a museum stairway, on the grounds that: (a) [...]

2019-08-20T13:27:40+00:00August 14th, 2019|Latest News|

Some Recent Personal Injury Case Results at the High Court

Jacqueline Whelan v Castle Leslie Equestrian Holidays Ltd, March 2018 No. 2017/5848 P [2018] IEHC 12 Damages - Personal injury - Accident - Finding of facts - Special damages - General damages – Damages €52,122 Facts: The plaintiff claimed damages for the injuries she had suffered in an accident while participating in a horse-riding exercise [...]

2019-06-27T15:30:53+00:00April 27th, 2018|Latest News, Personal Injury|

Update: Supreme Court Judgement on Student Visa Overstay Luximon Case

In December 2016 we published an Article about a Court of Appeal decision on Student visas called “Ground Breaking Court of Appeal Judgement for Non-European Students that over stayed their student visa”   On the 24th April 2018, the Supreme Court in the case of Luximon and Balchand -V- The Minister for Justice, Equality and [...]

2019-06-27T15:38:43+00:00April 24th, 2018|Immigration Law, Latest News|

Personal Injury Case: Andaloc, Sheila v Irish Rail et al

Personal Injury Andaloc, Sheila v Iarnrod Eireann/Irish Rail, Federal Securities Ltd (in receivership), Caraher and Ward Ltd High Court, 10/12/2014, Hunt J, [2014] IEHC 637, 2010 No 1114P   The Plaintiff in these proceedings was recently awarded damages in the sum of €60,000 by the High Court for loss of consortium and servitium suffered by [...]

2019-07-02T13:44:19+00:00March 18th, 2015|Latest News|

Employment Law Case: Hosford, Pascal v Minister for Social Protection

Employment - Civil Service Hosford, Pascal v Minister for Social Protection High Court, 6/2/2015, Noonan J, [2015] IEHC 59, 2013 No 805 JR   The Applicant in this case was recently unsuccessful in the proceedings instituted against the Minister for Social Protection. The Applicant is a higher executive officer in the Department of Social Protection [...]

2019-07-02T13:48:20+00:00March 18th, 2015|Latest News|

Case Report: Y (B) (Nigeria) v Refugee Appeals Tribunal et al

Y (B) (Nigeria) v Refugee Appeals Tribunal, Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Attorney General and Ireland High Court, 5/2/2015, Stewart J, [2015] IEHC 60, 2011 No 316 JR   The Applicant in this case was recently successful in their Judicial Review application challenging the decision of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal refusing to grant [...]

2019-07-02T14:12:57+00:00March 13th, 2015|Latest News|

New Website Launched to Assist Students Affected by College Closures

International students affected by the recent closure of several private colleges are to be offered alternative courses in high-quality, approved English language schools at a heavily discounted rate. The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn T.D., and the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., are announcing the new initiative as part of [...]

2019-07-03T11:30:56+00:00July 19th, 2014|Latest News|

Trial of eForm for All Work Permit Applications Ireland

Further to commitments under the Action Plan for Jobs 2013 a new eForm has released on a trial basis by the Department of Enterprise and Innovation for making applications for employment permits. This single eForm is designed to improve the user experience and will replace all the current application forms. The new eForm will electronically guide the [...]

2019-07-08T14:29:21+00:00November 26th, 2013|Latest News|

Minister Shatter Welcomes Publication of Commercial Leases Database

Database provides for greater transparency and will be of substantial assistance to the commercial sector. The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, today welcomed the publication of the Commercial Leases Database, by the Property Services Regulatory Authority (PSRA). The Database provides for greater transparency by making publically available, for the first time, [...]

2019-07-09T10:52:47+00:00November 6th, 2013|Latest News|

New Arrangements for Processing Applications for Subsidiary Protection

Important Information for Subsidiary Protection applicants UPDATE This information notice is to inform you that new arrangements and procedures for processing applications for subsidiary protection will be introduced shortly. Under These Arrangements Responsibility for processing subsidiary protection applications at first instance will be transferred from the Minister for Justice and Equality/ Irish Naturalisation and Immigration [...]

2019-07-09T10:57:08+00:00October 3rd, 2013|Latest News|