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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Total awards made in the High Court in 2018 were €57.5 million, down from €85.3 million the previous year. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The number of personal injury cases taken in the State was down slightly last year while the average award made at High Court level dropped by 29 per (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has revealed that the Garda Commissioner ‘is open to considering other industry-funded proposals to combat insurance fraud’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has re-opened the door to the insurance industry funding the fight against fraud, as latest figures show six new crimin(...)

Maria Bailey:  case has added  political fuel to stories about soaring insurance costs and threats to jobs. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

It is ironic that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has called in a senior counsel to review the facts of Maria Bailey’s insurance claim. This involves two theme(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan has said the insurance industry is ‘profiteering’. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said the insurance industry is “profiteering” and demanded that it be “upfront and transparent” about signif(...)

Maria Bailey told a Sunday newspaper she wanted to ‘draw a line in the sand’ on the issue, insisting that she had been hurt in the incident and left with €7,000 worth of medical bills. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has admitted that Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey’s now-dropped personal injuries claim against a Dublin hotel caused “reputational h(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan: Insurance companies must ‘stop settling claims without due diligence’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The actions of insurance firms operating in the Irish market have been described as “totally unacceptable” by the Minister for Justice who also accuse(...)

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