An appeal over a  damages award made to a man whose foot was crushed  when he was working in a quarry has been dismissed. File photograph:  Getty Images

An appeal over a €453,000 damages award made to a man whose foot was crushed by a digger when he was working in a quarry has been dismissed by the Cou(...)

“People need to realise that it’s not just about finding the cheapest insurer out there, it’s about looking at their track record in the market and their credit rating.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Motor insurance policyholders in Ireland could be left personally liable for a portion of any claim against them if they have an accident and their in(...)

Some 1,576 claims are still outstanding more than three and a half years after Setanta Insurance collapsed. Photograph: iStock

More than 1,500 claims relating to the now defunct Setanta Insurance are still outstanding more than three years after it went out of business. Fia(...)

Roisin Hammel, mother of Cian Hammel, of Ford Court, Kilmuckridge, Co Wexford, leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday after a HIgh Court action on behalf of her son. Photograph: Collins Courts

A boy who suffered a brain injury after his mother was thrown from a car, driven by an uninsured driver, when she was on the way to have a final preg(...)

The  European Court of Justice  in Luxembourg ruled on a dispute involving the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland. Photograph: iStock

The Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) has been held to be liable for the compensation of a victim of a van crash 21 years ago who was entitled t(...)

The Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) estimates that around 12 per cent of motor insurance claims in Ireland are fraudulent.

Fraudulent insurance claims are to be forwarded to gardaí as part of a new bid to combat misleading claims which insurers say are resulting in increas(...)

A boy whose skull was fractured when a van reversed over him while he was playing  has secured a €200,000 settlement of his High Court action.

A boy whose skull was fractured when a van reversed over him while he was playing near his home has secured a €200,000 settlement of his High Court ac(...)

Younger drivers often experience fear on the road despite passing the driving test. Photograph: iStock

Nearly two-thirds of Irish drivers still feel underprepared for driving after passing their test, while 70 per cent of drivers think Irish roads are m(...)

 Seán FitzPatrick with his daughter Sarah talking to the media while leaving the courts today. He was acquitted yesterday on all charges after a ruling from a judge on day 126 of the trial. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

“This was an exceptionally high-profile case. It has essentially come to nothing.” Those were the sage words of Fine Gael leadership contender Simon (...)

Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland noted it is often difficult to locate uninsured and unidentified vehicles following collisions. Photograph: istock

Extravagant loss of earnings claims are being made to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board, insurance companies have told the Government. In a subm(...)

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