Axa chief executive John O’Neill:    meeting with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton  last October was arranged by Anthony Lavin, a Fine Gael councillor and customer care manager at Axa.  Photograph: Mac Innes.

A Fine Gael councillor who works with Axa Insurance sought a meeting for his boss with a Minister last year so the company could “explain the difficu(...)

Blue is the colour and GAA is the game for Declan O’Rourke, who heads the Irish operation of global insurance giant AIG. Dublin blue, that is, not t(...)

The family of Louise Butler, who died almost three years ago after her bicycle collided with a truck in Blackrock, Co Dublin, has been awarded €37,905 damages in the Circuit Civil Court for mental distress and loss against an insurance company. Photograph: Facebook.

The family of a woman who died almost three years ago after her bicycle collided with a truck has been awarded €37,905 damages in the Circuit Civil Co(...)

Hit twice: drivers are paying for the poor performance of the insurance industry. Photograph: Thinkstock

We had become used, almost inured, over the decades, to steadily escalating car insurance costs in this country. Indeed, by the late 1980s and early 1(...)

 Aldi’s attempt to gain anonymity in a court case concerning a faulty product backfired. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The decision-makers at Aldi’s Irish headquarters, in Naas, Co Kildare, appear never to have heard of the Streisand Effect, but it is a phenomenon they(...)

 Dorothea Dowling, Chairperson, MIAB, at the launch of the Motor Insurance Advisory Board report in 2002.  Photograph: Eric Luke

It seems that rapidly escalating motor insurance premium charges are about to create a similar crisis to that faced in 1998 which led to the Motor (...)

Refugee Appeals Tribunal failed to address issues raised regarding internal relocation and State protection KHB v Refugee Appeals Tribunal [2015]IEHC (...)

Anthony Dignam was told in the High Court that he cannot now sue over the effects of seeing his wife allegedly sit in a chair for three days before getting a hospital bed. Photo: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A widower’s legal action for alleged psychological distress caused by watching his wife spend three days in a chair in a hospital emergency department(...)

(A 16-year-old student, who injured her left knee and back after she slipped and fell in a Tesco store, has been awarded almost €40,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court. Photograph: Leon Nealleon/Getty Images

A 16-year-old student, who injured her left knee and back after she slipped and fell in a Tesco store, has been awarded almost €40,000 damages in the (...)

The Red Cow Inn. File Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A security man can proceed with his legal action against a nightclub after the Supreme Court found his case was brought to the personal injuries boar(...)