The following is the transcript of a telephone interview on âThe Breakfast Showâ? on Newstalk Radio, broadcast at 7.10 am on 13th September 2007.
Ireland is beginning to seriously deviate from the legal procedures available in Britain.
The history of the tort of Negligence in Ireland and Britain is long. The decision of Lord Atkins, in Donoghue v Stevenson  AC 562, settled the principles for a very long time. The most recent re-statement, in Ireland, of the principles to be applied by a court in determining whether liability in negligence should lie, occurred in Glencar Exploration Ltd, v Mayo County Council  ILRM 481 As the Supreme Court noted in Glencar, it did not see it […]
What amount of compensation will a plaintiff get from a court in an Irish personal injury claim?
It is reported that approximately €196,000 paid by Cork teenagers for their Debs’ dance or dances, has gone missing.
In an action for damage arising from negligence the burden of proving negligence on the part of the Defendant lies on the Plaintiff.
In 1994, in the UK, Dr. Imesh Gaud was prosecuted and convicted of public nuisance in circumstances where he continued as a surgeon knowing he was a Hepatitis B carrier.
I have written consistently in this website of the hazards of work. Those hazards are very old. The excavations of Pompeii revealed the skeleton of a sixteen year old boy whose upper torso was excessively developed from physical work in fishing and whose teeth on the right side of his mouth were worn down to nothing by gripping the lines used to catch the fish. (From âPompeii,:The Living Cityâ?,  Butterworth & Laurence, Weidenfeld & Nicholson p. 240) In Ireland, […]