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Claims for latent damage

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 13 2014

In Maura Hegarty v D. & S. Flanagan Brothers Ballymore Limited & Ors, the High Court set aside an order joining the third named defendant to the

District and Circuit Court limits increased from 3 February 2014

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

The Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 changed the monetary limits on the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court and District Court

Tenders and lodgments

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 13 2014

Tender offers are a valuable tool for insurers in litigation and have the effect of putting the plaintiff on risk for costs from the date of the

Negligent valuations “thinking of selling” letter still a valuation

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 13 2014

Brownrigg v. Leacy related to a claim for damages by the plaintiff, Mr Frank Brownrigg, arising from the alleged negligence of the defendants in

Professional negligence actions non suit

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 25 2013

Where a plaintiff fails to make out a prima facie case, defendants to professional negligence actions and their insurers may be in a position at the

Personal injury and medical negligence: costs follow the event - or do they?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • November 25 2013

The general rule on costs is that "costs follow the event", ie loser pays. However, there is a growing body of case law, mainly emanating from the

Professional advisors - generalists beware the unknown

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 8 2013

In Mehjoo v Harben Barker (a firm) and another, the defendant accounting firm was sued by an Iranian client for failing to refer him to specialised

Rhatigan v Eagle Star Life Assurance Company

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 8 2013

In Rhatigan v Eagle Star Life Assurance Company, the High Court found that Eagle Star was not required to provide discovery of documents prepared in

Professional indemnity

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 8 2013

Last year, the High Court awarded a bank substantial damages against a Dublin law firm for failing to ensure that proper security was in place before

2012 in review - highs and lows of the courts

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 8 2013

Chief Justice Susan Denham recently welcomed the publication of the Courts Service Annual Report 2012, which included a statistical overview of the