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
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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