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What is the Book of Quantum – PIAB
Book of Quantum – The Guidelines on Claim Awards The Book of Quantum is used as a general guideline as to the amount that may be awarded or assessed to a claimant for their Personal Injury Case. This book was introduced by PIAB (The Injuries Board) in 2003 to give clear guidelines on fair amounts to be awarded for pain and suffering...
Sep 20, 2018
The Injuries Board – What it’s all about
The Injuries Board formally known as PIAB was set up in 2004 on foot of the PIAB Act 2003 and is a statutory body which provides independent assessment of personal injury compensation for victims of workplace, motor and public liability accidents. If you have sustained injury as a result of a road traffic accident or an acci...
Oct 26, 2016
Problems with making your own Injuries Board Application
Examples of Complications when you do your own PIAB Application Since the introduction of the Injuries Board in 2004, all personal injury claims must first proceed through the Board for assessment before court proceedings can be issued. The idea surrounding the Injuries Board was that there should be no need for a claimant/injured party to use...
Sep 05, 2016
No Win No Fee Defined – What it Means
No Win No fee Defined – What it means for your Legal Fees This is a phrase you probably hear about all the time. In personal injury law, it was intended to give you, a member of the general public a fighting chance when it comes to dealing with big business like insurance companies for example. It simply means that unless you succeed in your...
Aug 30, 2016
What is the value of my Personal Injury Case?
What Influences the Value of a Personal Injury Case There is one thing that a lot of people usually ask their lawyers, how much will I receive for my personal injury case? And what is the manner in which my case will be handled. With the help of a specialist injury lawyer, a lawyer can provide guidance about what you will get from your pe...
Aug 17, 2016
The Personal Injuries Assessment Board PIAB – 5 things you need to know
PIAB Assessments – 5 things About the Process The Personal Injuries Assessment Board PIAB was established in 2003. They’re a government body which provides independent assessment of personal injury settlements for victims of workplace, motor and public liability accidents. At Synnott Lawline Solicitors, we have many years of...
Aug 09, 2016