Paul Hannigan took a lift in the car in Co Tipperary on October 18th 2010 after his own truck went off the road, the court heard.  Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who was injured after being struck by a heifer’s hoof when the “boy racer” car in which he had taken a lift crashed into cattle has settled his (...)

Garda number-plate recognition: first phase would involve insurers providing insured and uninsured vehicle lists to An Garda Síochána based on an existing database. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Insurance industry members have been told that the full rollout of automatic number-plate recognition to detect uninsured drivers might not be complet(...)

A Facebook post by Lyndsey Gervin

A woman suing over injuries to her neck and back after a crash has denied entries to her Facebook page meant she had done gym workouts since the incid(...)

 Conor Faughnan says a database “of sorts” listing   insured drivers  exists but  it is riddled with errors.   Photograph: Eric Luke

The failure of motor insurers to create a reliable customer database is stopping gardaí from checking motorists’ insurance status in real time, it ha(...)

The average cost of car insurance is estimated to have increased by over 70% since 2013, with some premiums rising at a much higher rate. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Nearly 1,200 people were refused a quote for car insurance by three or more insurers last year, by far the highest number of multiple refusals on reco(...)

Ann McDonagh and her daughter Melissa (in wheelchair) at the Four Courts on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts

The family of a man who died almost 10 years ago in a crash, when he was a passenger in a car driven by his brother, has been awarded €15,000 damages (...)

A report has found Enterprise failed to set aside enough technical reserves to cover the risks it was insuring

A liquidator appointed to Gibraltar-based Enterprise Insurance, which was active in the Irish motor market in recent years, has found the company had (...)

A claims case over an allegedly fraudulent car crash, which was said to fit the pattern of six suspicious accidents, was thrown out by a judge on Tuesday at the request of Zurich Insurance. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A claims case over an allegedly fraudulent car crash, which was said to fit the pattern of six suspicious incidents, has been thrown out by a judge at(...)

Amtrust decided to quit MIBI over concerns about having to contribute to the costs associated with the liquidation of Malta-registered Setanta

Global insurer AmTrust International Underwriters Ltd has scrapped plans to provide motor cover in Ireland to avoid being saddled with paying part of (...)

The soaring cost of car insurance continues to be an issue for industry and consumers alike. Motor car insurance costs were up 28.2 per cent in the year to August, figures from the Central Statistics Office show, with insurers blaming higher, and more frequent, claims awards.

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has issued summonses to motor insurance providers compelling them to appear before them to give ev(...)

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