Tuesday March 31, 2020

High Court rules on PIAB claim delay

The High Court has ruled that a delay by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) in recording receipt of a claim does not prevent the injured person bringing a legal action.

28th March, 2009

The High Court has ruled that a delay by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) in recording receipt of a claim does not prevent the injured person bringing a legal action.

Isis Figueredo sued Eamon McKiernan after a road accident in November 2004.Under the 2004 Civil Liability and Courts Act, the claim had to be brought within two years of the commencement of the legislation, that is by March 30, 2007.

Figueredo’s solicitors sent the claim to PIAB...

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