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What is the Cap on General Damages
What is the Maximum Compensation figure for General Damages? In 1984 there was a “cap” placed on the maximum award payable for General Damages i.e., for pain and suffering at £150,000. This means that from 1984 the most a plaintiff could be awarded for pain and suffering was £150,000. This decision was made in the case of Sinnott v Quinn...
Sep 13, 2022
What to do if you were Involved in a Car Accident
Involved in a car accident? Here’s our list of best steps to take after the accident If you are in involved in a car accident, be it that a third party driver runs into and hits you or if you have the unfortunate mishap of crashing into another vehicle, then here are the necessary steps which should be taken immediately after the acciden...
Aug 01, 2022
Los síntomas del latigazo cervical, los tratamientos y cómo reclamar una lesión en Irlanda.
Symptoms of Whiplash, Treatments and how to claim for an Injury – Spanish Language Services Entonces, ¿qué es el latigazo cervical? l latigazo cervical lo sufren cientos de víctimas de accidentes de tráfico todos los días. Hay muchas formas en las que puede sufrir una lesión por latigazo, pero el accidente automovilístico es ...
Nov 14, 2022
Os sintomas de Whiplash, tratamentos e como reclamar por uma lesão na Irlanda
The symptoms of Whiplash, Treatments and how to claim for an Injury in Ireland. Synnott Lawline Solicitors – Providing Legal Services in Portuguese Language. Então, o que é Whiplash? Centenas de vítimas de acidentes rodoviários sofrem com Whiplash ou Síndrome do Chicote. Há muitas maneiras de sofrer uma lesão no pescoço...
Nov 14, 2022
PIAB Assessment Almost Doubled in High Court
Value of a Personal Injury uplifted in High Court by almost 90% High Court Uses the New Personal Injury Guidelines for First time since its Introduction in March 2021 Judgement was delivered on 13th October by Mr Justice Hanna in a High Court personal injury action taken by a client of Synnott Lawline Solicitors as reported in the Iris...
Oct 14, 2022
Pitfalls of Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedures – What you need to Know
Celebrity Culture, Social media and Cosmetic Surgery The boom in the sudden popularity of cosmetic surgery procedures; facial, Breast and Butt! is often linked to social media where young girls are constantly bombarded with insta perfect pictures of voluptuous celebrities. People’s Perception of beauty has changed dramatically over rece...
Aug 20, 2019
10 things to Consider before getting Plastic Surgery
Valuable Tips on How to Choose the Right Plastic Cosmetic Surgeon There has been a massive rise over recent years in the number of people making the decision to undergo some form of plastic or cosmetic surgery. Many claim the jump in these procedures is being led by millennials and what is referred to as “Instagram Vanity”. The younger gene...
Aug 14, 2019
Boy gets €3M over Birth Brain Injuries
€3 Million Awarded to Young Boy for Birth Brain Injuries Claim Synnott Lawline Solicitors secures €3m interim payment in med neg action for boy brain damaged at birth – Irish Examiner 12 Feb 2016 ‘A boy who sued over severe brain injuries suffered during his birth at Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital has secured an interim payment of €3m under ...
Oct 12, 2018
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