Uninsured driver faces €127,000 bill over accident

An uninsured driver faces a bill for €127,000 in damages after the High Court ruled that he could be summarily summonsed by the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland.

10th February, 2007

An uninsured driver faces a bill for €127,000 in damages after the High Court ruled that he could be summarily summonsed by the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland.

The proceedings arose out of a road accident in 1996 in which Peter O’Riordan was injured.

In July 1997, he issued High Court proceedings against the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) and against John Hanley, the driver of the other vehicle, who was uninsured. The...

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