PERSONAL INJURY* CLAIMS
We can handle your Personal Injury claim. Call us today! Our Solicitors are on the telephone now (01) 6600076
We are available to deal with a wide range of accident claims including but not limited to motor vehicle collisions, accidents at work and trips, slips and falls. You can contact us anytime by filling out our online form or by telephoning our solicitors at our Dublin office on (01)6600076 (9am - 5pm Monday - Friday).
How to commence a Personal Injury* Claim by telephone:
|1) Call us today and speak to one of our solicitors|
The first thing you should do if you think you have a valid claim is call Phelim O'Neill immediately on (086) 8386296 (24 hour telephone number) Our personal injury* team are always happy to take a call from a prospective client. Our solicitors will discuss your claim in a completely confidential manner and are usually in a position to offer you on the spot advice over the telephone. We can advise you about the how to make a claim, whether or not your claim is viable and whether or not we would be interested in taking on your case.
|2) Gather your evidence|
In order to win your case it is important that you preserve as mush evidence as possible for your solicitor. If you find this a difficult task our solicitors will be happy to help. However where possible is is important to make detailed notes about where your accident occurred, when it happened, who was involved, who were the witnesses, was there any CCTV, whether the Gardai or emergency services were called to the scene, which hospital or GP you attended, what injuries do you have and any other details you think are important or may support your claim.
|3) Arrange a consultation in our offices|
If we think you may have a claim worth pursuing we will invite you to attend at our offices for the purpose of getting further and more detailed information about your claim. We will at this point be in a position to advise you as to your likelihood of success and the process involved in bringing your claim to a successful outcome. We never pressurise our clients to make a claim, if you decide not to proceed with your claim for whatever reason.
We advise clients in respect of many different types of Personal Injury* Claims including but not limited to the following:
Injury at work.
Employers must abide by strict laws and regulations that are designed to protect employees from injury. These regulations includes ensuring the overall safety of your place of work and in particular having proper procedures in place when dealing with potentially dangerous machinery.
Have you been injured as a driver, passenger, pedestrian or cyclist? You may be able to claim damages.
Injuries* on other peoples property.
Most home owners and tenants have a home insurance policy which covers for injuries* to persons that occur within that home, including injuries caused by their pets. If you have been injured on somebody elses property you may be due compensation.
Claims against local authorities - Injuries* on public property.
Many people are injured as a result of defects on the pavement or roads. If you have suffered an injury* then you may be able to claim compensation against the local authority who have a legal duty to maintain the highways in good order.
We provide vigorous and expert representation to ensure that you receive the maximum entitlement for your personal injury* claim. If requested to do so by our clients we are able to arrange home or hospital visits and medical examinations. We believe that it is important that a qualified solicitor is involved from the very start of your claim to ensure that your case is properly managed and that you obtain fair and reasonable compensation. We are able to deal with a wide range of personal injury claims from minor whiplash to spinal injury and brain damage.
Compensation includes ‘General Damages’ which represents compensation items that are difficult to calculate accurately and include ‘pain and suffering’, loss of the enjoyment of life and disadvantage on the open labour market. In addition claims may also be made for ‘Special Damages’ which represents compensation for losses that can be accurately calculated and may include;
- medical charges
- loss of earnings
- insurance excess
- damage to property
- assistance for household chores
- care and assistance
- medical therapies
- traveling expenses
- vehicle damage
- vehicle hire
- aids and equipment
adapted accommodation and transport
If you have been injured we can help you to preserve your legal right to compensation. We offer consultations for advice to find out whether you have a good case, how to go about claiming and how much your compensation might be worth. We will give you clear unequivocal advice about your chances of success and the anticipated value of your claim. If after talking to us you decide not to take your accident claims further you are under no obligation to do so and you will not be charged anything at all.
Personal Injury* Claims Procedure in Ireland
Since 2004, the vast majority of personal injury claims must first of all be submitted to the *Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB). If it is believed that the injuries were caused by an uninsured motorist then the claim must be first of all submitted to the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI).