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“Equality of arms” concept pervades High Court decision on the exchange of expert evidence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2015

The recent High Court judgment in Harrington v Cork City Council and Cork County Council clarified a party's disclosure obligations where one party


ATE insurance given the amber light by Court of Appeal
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2015

In the recent instalment in the case of Greenclean Waste Management Ltd v Leahy, the Court of Appeal considered after-the-event ("ATE") insurance for


Proposed changes to the provision of periodic payments in catastrophic injury claims
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2015

On 27 May 2015, the Government published the draft heads of the Civil Liability (Amendment Bill) 2015. The Bill introduces a new model to allow for


The future of legislation for surrogacy in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2015

The Irish Government has committed to introducing legislation on assisted human reproduction, surrogacy and gamete donation following the Supreme


Injuries Board authorisation required in personal injury claims arising from a product liability claim
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2015

Following an application for a preliminary ruling by the Plaintiff in a High Court case, it was held that any claim for damages for personal injury


Insurer to prove alleged non-disclosure by oral evidence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 4 2015

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


After-the-event insurance and litigation funding
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 4 2015

Under Irish law, the common law principles of maintenance and champerty still apply, to the extent that there is limited scope for third-party


Serious illness cover misunderstood, but not mis-sold
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 28 2015

In two separate recent judgments, the High Court upheld the Financial Services Ombudsman's (FSO) decisions in relation to claims regarding serious


Insurers entitled to rely on additional reasons post-declinature
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 14 2015

The High Court has confirmed that insurers will not be limited to the initial reasons listed for declinature and may rely on misrepresentations made


Supreme Court rules on Belgard Motors case
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 9 2015

The Supreme Court, in a judgment delivered today, in J.D. Brian Motors Limited, trading as Belgard Motors, (In Liquidation) (and related companies