In its alternative guide, Isme has revised downwards the range values used in the official Book of Quantum.

Payouts for personal injury claims should be cut by as much as 80 per cent, according to business lobby group Isme, which has published an alternative(...)

Motor premiums jumped by about 70 per cent over three years to late 2016, as insurance desperately sought to return to writing business at a profit, according to Central Statistics Office data. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Six years after Irish motorists started to face insurance premium hikes, they were finally afforded a proper look under the bonnet last week. At a hea(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke and Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan at a ceremony signing the order for the Commencement of the Judicial Council Act in the same room in which the 1937 Constitution was handed over to the Supreme Court at the Four Courts. Photograph: Alan Betson

The idea for a Judicial Council dates from the political equivalent of the Cretaceous period. In 1999, in the aftermath of the resignations of then Su(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan (right) pictured with Chief Justice  Frank Clarke at an event to mark the signing of the establishment of the Judicial Council on Tuesday evening. Photograph: Collins Courts

A large part of the responsibility for the insurance crisis is due to “excessive profit-taking on the part of insurance companies,” the Minister for J(...)

The Alliance for Insurance Reform has called for further clarity after a report published on Wednesday cited the “cap” on general damages in personal (...)

Dublin Bay South TD Kate O’Connell told a meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party that ordinary Irish people were not seeing changes in their insurance premiums despite promised action by the Government. Photograph: Eric Luke

A Fine Gael TD has told a private party meeting that ordinary Irish people are not seeing a change in their insurance premiums despite promised actio(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke, has sharply rejected comments by a Fine Gael Minister which were seen by judges as an attempt to interfere with their approach to personal injury claims. Photograph: Tom Honan.

The Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, has sharply rejected comments by a Fine Gael Minister Michael D’Arcy which were seen by judges as an attem(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke told Insurance Ireland’s annual fraud conference on Tuesday that he has identified members for a personal injuries guidelines committee to set awards guidelines. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Navan businesswoman Linda Murray, who leads a group of over 60 play centres that faced closure this year as they struggled to get insurance, had two s(...)

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The Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, said on Tuesday that he has identified members for a committee that would set guidelines for personal inju(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said he was “absolutely aware of the problems this issue is causing for businesses”. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has been told “you need to get your hands dirty” and be more directly involved with the insurance crisis to deal (...)

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