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€1m was awarded to 22 Galway people who sustained injuries in workplace accidents last year

A total of €1m was awarded to 22 Galway people who sustained injuries in workplace accidents last year.

Mayo compo claim payouts are above average

Thirty-one public liability claims were made in Mayo in 2013 with €888,000 paid out in compensation, according to new figures released by the Injuries Board.

Slips, trips, and falls by far the main cause of public liability accidents in 2013

In Westmeath, €733,000 was awarded in respect of 26 public liability claims in 2013. The average award made was €28,204.

Mayo compensation payouts higher than national average

Thirty-one public liability claims were made in Mayo in 2013 with €888,000 paid out in compensation, according to new figures released by the Injuries Board.  

Beware — Thursday is the most dangerous day at work

To mark ‘World Day for Health & Safety at Work’ InjuriesBoard.ie, published a review of workplace accidents in 2011 that shows compensation totalling €22.5million (2010: €25.1million) was awarded in respect of 830 (2010: 889 awards) personal injury workplace claims nationally. In Galway, €1,049,984 (2010: €727,813) was awarded in respect of 32 (2010: 29 awards) personal injury workplace claims.

Personal injury claimants in Mayo encouraged to make claims directly

Personal injury claimants will be better placed to avoid unnecessary legal fees following a recent move by the Central Bank to compel insurance companies to forward information about the Injuries Board to potential claimants as soon as they become aware of the potential claim. The move — which came into force on January 1 2012 — could result in savings of upwards of €2,000 per claim or up to €20 million per annum according to the Injuries Board.

Fall in compensation to Mayo claimants by Injuries Board

Significant cost savings are emerging for insurance providers in respect of personal injury claims and these savings should translate to lower insurance premiums for consumers and businesses, according to Injuries Board CEO, Patricia Byron.

Over €500,000 in public liability claimants

The injuries Board has released figures showing that during 2009, 22 public liability claims were awarded in the county, bringing the total compensation given to these claimants to €565,312.

 

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