Decision to reduce personal injuries awards put on hold

Business owners will be watching closely as Judicial Council will meet next month to consider proposed guidelines

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
21st February, 2021
Decision to reduce personal injuries awards put on hold
Ms Justice Mary Irvine, the President of the High Court

A meeting of judges to consider proposals that would reduce the level of awards in personal injuries cases has ended without a final decision.

The Judicial Council, which is made up of all Irish judges, met yesterday morning to consider guidelines produced by a seven-judge committee chaired by Ms Justice Mary Irvine, the President of the High Court, which if adopted would lead to a significant lowering of compensation in certain types of personal injury...

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