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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


Courts update
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 24 2014

There were 169 new cases admitted to the High Court Commercial List in 2013, representing a 21 decrease on the 215 cases submitted in 2012. There


District and Circuit Court limits increased from 3 February 2014
  • Matheson
  • USA, Ireland
  • 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
  • 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


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


Negligent valuations “thinking of selling” letter still a valuation
  • Matheson
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ireland
  • 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