Dishonest Personal Injury Claims get dismissed

A warning to those who make Dishonest Personal Injury Claims: If you are a Claimant in a Personal Injuries Claim arising from an accident, whether it is a Road Traffic Accident, a Factory or Workplace Accident or otherwise, and you exaggerate your injuries to the Court you are likely to …

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Employers Beware: Suspend at your peril

Where an employee appears to have committed a serious breach of conduct employers will often suspend first and ask questions later. The assumption appears to be that once it is emphasized to the suspended employee that this is not a finding of guilt but only a temporary removal during an …

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The Whistleblowers Act 2014 – the Employee perspective

The recent reporting by the Irish Times of a Workplace Relations Commission case where an employee nurse was awarded €52,416 after being sacked for making a Protected Disclosure demonstrates that some employers will never learn! Obviously, this employer thought they could treat the employee with disdain where she was employed …

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The Whistleblowers Act 2014 – the Employer perspective

In his Article “The – “WHISTLEBLOWERS” – Protected Disclosures Act 2014 – For Good or for Bad?” Brian Morgan, Litigation and Employment Law Solicitor with Morgan McManus Solicitors explains the provisions of the Protected Disclosure Act 2014, opining that it can be used for good or bad. Here he advises …

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Can a Company represent itself in Court?

We all know that persons can represent themselves in Court; although it may not be wise to do so! They are known as “Lay Litigants”. But, can a Company represent itself in Court? No, ruled the Court of Appeal in the recent case of Allied Irish Banks Plc v Aqua …

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