Each injury type is given a price guide for compensation for associated pain and suffering in the Book of Quantum. Photograph: iStock

The reasons behind the escalating cost of public liability insurance are complex. But one of the explanations the Government has focused on is that co(...)

The fund sought judgment for some €48.3 million against Stephen Murphy, and for €17.2 million against Margaret Murphy. Photograph: iStock

A High Court judge has granted a stay until October on his decision that a fund is entitled to a total €65 million judgment against a businessman and (...)

DCG, owner of the Savoy, claims that when it sold its leasehold interest in the Screen, there was a restrictive covenant that meant it would not be used as a cinema/theatre for 20 years afterwards. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The owner of Dublin’s Savoy Cinema fear a company which bought the Screen Cinema from it intends to use it as a cinema/theatre. It claims that would (...)

Ex-garda Karl Cummins was on duty outside the Department of the Taoiseach when a man approached him with petrol and a cigarette lighter. File photograph: David Sleator

A retired garda who feared he was going to be doused with petrol and set on fire has been awarded just under €50,000 damages at a Garda compensation h(...)

The High Court  refused to overturn a tax appeal commissioner’s ruling upholding a CAB decision against the five.

Five men who claimed, as members of the Irish Travelling community, they are “nomadic businessmen” not tax resident in Ireland in certain years have l(...)

An action by Defence Forces head of legal services, Colonel Jerry Lane, seeking access to a report by  Colm Smyth SC (above) has been resolved and withdrawn at the High Court. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A senior army officer’s action over the State’s refusal to provide him with an independent report into his allegations of corruption and misconduct wi(...)

The five children, in their case against IBRC and its special liquidators, dispute any liability for loans to Quinn companies of some €2.34 billion advanced by the collapsed Anglo Irish Bank. Photograph: iStock

The five adult children of businessman Seán Quinn are entitled to maintain privilege over most of 313 documents which Irish Bank Resolution Corporatio(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm is to give evidence in a case involving businessman Sean Quinn’s five adult children. Additionall(...)

Accused $50 billion Ponzi scheme swindler Bernard Madoff exits federal court on March 10th, 2009, in New York City. Photograph:  Mario Tama/Getty Images

A High Court judge has said it would be “a complete waste of court time” to spend up to five days hearing an application aimed at having him cease hea(...)

Bernie Madoff was involved in a €65 billion Ponzi scheme in the US. Photograph: Getty

A High Court ruling has cast doubt on whether a claim for $141 million (€124 million) against the Irish arm of HSBC bank related to the Ponzi scheme r(...)

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