Bernard Barton

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Mr Justice Kevin Cross spoke against new guidelines for personal injury awards. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The judge who manages personal injury litigation in the High Court argued against the adoption of new guidelines designed to reduce the level of such (...)

The judge  wondered whether the industry was “building a case” against passing on award reductions resulting from the new guidelines.

A High Court judge has expressed scepticism whether the insurance industry will see that the public benefits from expected cuts in personal injury dam(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee: said that if the new guidelines were approved, she would bring proposals to Cabinet on Tuesday on how to implement them. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Judges are expected to vote on Saturday on whether to adopt proposed new guidelines to reduce general damages awards for some personal injuries, parti(...)

The woman, who is not herself infected, sought compensation for loss of consortium with her partner, who was diagnosed with Hepatitis C when undergoing routine medical examinations as an adult some six years after they began living together. File photograph: Collins Courts

A woman whose partner contracted Hepatitis C as a baby in his mother’s womb after she received contaminated Anti-D blood product is not entitled to co(...)

The judge said  the school principal had given evidence of her belief that no accidents or incidents involving the steps had been recorded in the school’s log book during her tenure at the school since 1984.

A High Court judge has dismissed a damages action by a woman who sued her daughter’s national school over ankle injuries suffered after she fell on t(...)

Having observed both men giving evidence, the judge said he had no doubt each truly believed he was at all times on the correct side of the road. That could not be correct and one or the other, or both, are mistaken, he said.

A law student who suffered serious back injuries in a road accident in Co Dublin has lost his High Court damages action. Mr Justice Bernard Barton f(...)

Viktor Olaru pictured leaving the Four Courts last month. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who had sued for damages claiming he would be chronically injured for the rest of his life after a collision at a roundabout had his action thro(...)

The fact the council did not respond in any meaningful way to the ESB was “unacceptable” and “lamentable” particularlygiven the situation the Moorehouse family found itself in,  Judge Barton said.

A High Court judge has strongly criticised a local authority’s response to proceedings against a family that moved onto the site of an electricity sub(...)

The appeal was brought against the jury’s verdict, which was delivered following a seven-week trial. Photograph: Getty

The Court of Appeal has dismissed Ryanair’s appeal against a jury’s decision that the airline had not been defamed in an email to pilots about its sha(...)

Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street:  the wheels of justice were  all but still. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

There was no problem obeying the social distancing rules at midday on Wednesday in the Round Hall of the Four Courts in Dublin, but only because there(...)

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