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Brokers Ireland call on consumers to be more alert to insurance fraudsters

Brokers Ireland has called on Minister for State at the Department of Finance with special responsibility for insurance, Michael D’Arcy TD, to speed up plans to set up a new Garda motor insurance unit.

Mayo has low claim rate

The people of Mayo are far from the most litigious.

Council to investigate broadcasting meetings

Mayo County Council has said it would look into the possibility of broadcasting its meetings online following a notice of motion from Fianna Fáil councillor Lisa Chambers.

Home protection

Please explain my rights in relation to the protection of my home, my family, and my property against burglars. In the event that I unintentionally injure a burglar whilst defending my home can he sue me for damages?

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.  

One hundred and fifteen personal injury awards in Mayo during first six months of the year

Mayo saw 115 awards made to personal injury claimants, totalling €2.8 million, during the first six months of this year, according to mid-year figures published by the Injuries Board this week.

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.

Artist gets €45,000 damages after hair fell out following 'disastrous' salon visit

A Salthill mother of three whose hair fell out after undergoing a colouring treatment at a hair salon has been awarded €45,000 in damages.

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