There were crumbs and flour on the ground. She slipped on this and twisted her back in trying to maintain her balance.
a right of action continues, on the death of the injured person, in favour of the dependents of the injured/deceased person.
He tripped on linoleum which had been cut by workmen laying underfloor electric cables. They had not taped it back down or re-applied adhesives. The Plaintiff fell, injuring his wrist, knee and back. His back did not fully recover and he was unable to continue as a fireman. The court awarded him IR£75,217.
Some legal principles escape from the courts and enter the popular culture. âEvery dog gets (is entitled to) one biteâ? is such a âprincipleâ?, albeit now mistaken, if it was ever true.
PIAB applicants (i.e., personal injury victims) should take the long view and consider themselves fortunate, currently. Cassius Dio (58.21.4-5) records that, due to a credit crunch in 33 AD:- Tiberius then modified his decision regarding loans and gave one hundred million sesterces to the treasury, with instructions that senators should lend this money for three years without interest to those who needed it. He also ordered that the most disreputable of those who were bringing accusations against others should all […]
Barristers (“Counsel”) are members of a branch of the legal profession who have agreed among themselves not to accept instructions from litigants other than through the agency of a solicitor.
The existence of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (“PIAB”) should not distract from the need to prepare for the potential issuing of proceedings in court to recover compensation.
It is odd that Irish politicians have resorted to the mantra ââ¦no favours asked and no favours givenâ?, in relation to the disclosure of payments, of one kind or another, to them. As an implied statement of law it is mistaken.
Of course, we might comfort ourselves with the reflection that we don’t mind if the British GMC seeks to foil any intention we have to practice medicine in the UK, there being, generally, none.