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Damages for stress and worry against a solicitor?
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • February 7 2017

In a Judgement handed down on 2 February last in the case of Martin Murray v Budds, ,Hanahoe and Michael E. Hanahoe Solicitors 2017 IESC 4 ,the

Supreme Court confirms no recovery for non-pecuniary loss
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 28 2017

In a recent case, Murray v Budds & ors 2017 IESC 4 the Supreme Court reviewed the law concerning recovery of damages for non-pecuniary loss (i.e

The Supreme Court Clarifies the Test for Objective Bias
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 30 2016

The Supreme Court has emphasised the significance of the Bangalore Principles of Judicial Conduct in assessing a claim of objective bias against a

Damages for distress, upset and inconvenience not recoverable in professional negligence claim
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 9 2014

The High Court, in a recent case - Walter & Anor v Crossan 2014 IEHC 377, Hogan J, 24 July 2014 struck out a claim for damages for upset, distress

‘No transaction’ damages in professional negligence cases
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

A number of recent High Court decisions have involved cases in which lenders have taken action against their former legal advisors for negligence

Concussion in Rugby Union Has Entered the Legal Field of Play
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • October 12 2016

Concussion in contact sports and particularly rugby union has become an increasingly constant feature of medical debate over the last 15 years

Dealing with delays in professional negligence claims - how long must insurers wait?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 23 2012

It is not uncommon in professional negligence claims for there to be long periods of inactivity where the claimant does not prosecute the claim

A warning to disciplinary panels of regulatory bodies: the impact of “Bloodgate” goes beyond sport
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • August 15 2011

Many people will remember the infamous fake blood incident that tarnished the sport of rugby union which became known as “Bloodgate”

TMT General Update: meaning of “gross negligence”
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • Ireland
  • January 7 2013

In the recent case of ICDL GCC Foundation FZ-LLC v European Computer Driving Licence Foundation Ltd 2012, the Supreme Court of Ireland has dismissed an

Waiving Goodbye to Independent Legal Advice
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • September 1 2016

In a recent High Court decision, Ms. Justice O’Regan refused to remit a summary claim for over 6 million to plenary hearing on the basis that the