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Court of Appeal permits use of interrogatories in insurance coverage dispute
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

On 9 November 2015 Mr Justice Kelly delivered the judgment of the Court of Appeal in McCabe v Irish Life Assurance Plc, overturning a previous


High Court confirms solicitors PI Regulations do not create third party rights
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

A number of recent High Court decisions have confirmed that third party rights against insurers in Ireland are restricted. The recent High Court


Russell v HSE - Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision regarding the real rate of return
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 16 2015

On 5 November 2015, the Court of Appeal delivered its much anticipated judgment in Russell v HSE, a case which considered the “real rate of return”


High Court confirms that third party rights against insurers in Ireland are restricted
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • October 23 2015

The recent decision of the High Court in Michael Murphy v Allianz Plc2014 IEHC 692 has provided further clarification to the scope of section 62 of


Periodic Payments Orders on the horizon for catastrophically injured plaintiffs
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • October 23 2015

The General Scheme of the Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill was published in March 2015. It allows a court to provide for index linked annual payments


The Courts Service Annual Report 2014
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • October 23 2015

In the Courts Service Annual Report 2014, which was recently published, Chief Justice Susan Denham described last year as a year of demands


High Court refuses leave for post mediation tender on basis of litigation disadvantage
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • October 23 2015

The recent decision of the High Court in White Young Green Environmental (Ireland) Limited v Anne Gethings 2015 IEHC 498 has raised new issues when


Insurer required to prove alleged non-disclosure by oral evidence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 17 2015

The High Court refused an application by an insurer for leave to deliver interrogatories in a coverage dispute, finding that the alleged material


Oral hearings before the Financial Services Ombudsman
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 24 2014

In recent years there has been a trend for findings by the Financial Services Ombudsman ("FSO") being appealed to the High Court on the basis that


Irish Court declines jurisdiction to hear professional negligence claim
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 24 2014

The defendants were both domiciled in Belgium for the purposes of Article 2 Council Regulation No. 44 2001 (EC) (the "Brussels Regulation"). The