Did you know that farmers in Ireland are ten times more likely to die in an accident at work than the average worker? This is a shocking statistic, and is the finding of a report into ‘Risk-Taking and Accidents on Irish Farms’, published last year.
Many personal injury cases are manual handling injury claims, in which heavy lifting has resulted in an injury to the back, neck and/or shoulders. Continue reading Making A Manual Handling Injury Claim
Many people do not realise that birth injuries are a relatively common occurrence, and that redress can be sought in cases where these injuries have serious consequences. Birth injuries to the mother are treated separately to birth injuries to the baby, and they may include physical injuries or mental health complications.
Making a personal injury claim can be a challenging process, and it takes time. It can be tempting to settle early if an insurance company offers what appears to be an attractive amount of money. Continue reading Should I Settle My Personal Injury Claim Early?
Road traffic accidents are very common and for most people involved in a minor accident, they are an unpleasant and inconvenient occurrence. However, for some, they can be a great deal more serious, and this can be the case if there is a major accident, in which people are seriously injured or killed, or if there is any sort of accident in which the perpetrator does not stop.
Whiplash is the term used to describe an injury that causes damage to the fragile ligaments and tendons in the neck. It is often sustained during car accidents, especially those that involve a rear shunt, and can cause lasting problems, with many people experiencing pain and discomfort for many months or years.
When children are injured it can be an extremely difficult time for their families. If a child is injured in an accident which is not their fault they may be entitled to bring a case for redress.
Many people experience back pain on a daily basis, but most people don’t realise that if their back pain is being caused or contributed to by the failure of their employer to comply with Health and Safety legislation they may be entitled to bring a case for redress.
Continue reading DO YOU SUFFER FROM WORK-RELATED BACK PAIN?
Many people are involved in road traffic accidents every year in Ireland, and if you are one of these, you may be surprised to learn that you may bring a case for redress if you have had an accident that isn’t your fault. Being able to establish blame in a road traffic accident is very important for the legal processes that follow, and it can help to reduce stress in the future if you follow simple protocol to make this as easy as possible.
If you have been involved in a road traffic accident in which you were injured, and you were a passenger in a private vehicle, a commercial vehicle or on public transport, you are legally entitled to bring a case for financial redress. You should seek advice from a specialist solicitor such as S.T. O’Sullivan & Co Solicitors to determine whether or not you have grounds for a claim.
Continue reading ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS: PASSENGER CLAIMS
Mesh surgery is a complex procedure that involves treating a prolapse or incontinence in women by inserting mesh to support the internal organs within the pelvis. This is a controversial procedure that many experts believe to be out-dated but can still be performed in most public hospitals.