The vast majority of personal injury claims are settled between the claimant and the insurer rather than by way of PIAB or the courts

The huge effort that went into the creation of the Judicial Council and its adoption of guidelines on personal injury award levels has, it would appea(...)

In his High Court action Michael Murray claims the governor was not entitled to impose such a sanction on him. Photograph: Alan Betson

Convicted rapist Michael Murray has brought a High Court challenge against a disciplinary sanction imposed on him by the prison authorities. The sanc(...)

Pte Leon Gordon has brought judicial review proceedings against the Minister for Defence, Ireland and the Attorney General. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A soldier who claims he tested positive for cocaine after his drink was spiked has brought a High Court action aimed at preventing his discharge from (...)

Mr Justice Twomey said claims that the appointment of a receiver is “a new phenomenon” contrary to the Constitution was “entirely incorrect” as the power to appoint a receiver had existed since at least 1881. Photograph: iStock

A High Court judge has said “far-reaching vexatious claims” designed to frustrate receiverships or the realisation of security after default on loans,(...)

The man’s children may give evidence if called upon to do so, the court heard. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Four adult children who dispute a woman’s claim she had an “intimate and committed” relationship with their deceased father such as entitled her to cl(...)

Mr Justice Michael Twomey found the section wrongfully interfered with the constitutional powers entrusted to judges regarding the imposition of sentences on convicted persons.

The High Court has struck down the 12-year prison sentence imposed on a convicted drug dealer after finding a section of anti-drug trafficking legisla(...)

The judge noted that the businessman entered into an arrangement that was not normal in an industry which he knew there was a “well-publicised degree of fraud/criminality”. Photograph: iStock

A filling station owner has lost his High Court challenge against a decision of Revenue not to allow him to offset VAT worth over €450,000 because it (...)

 DAA issued a notice to quit because it required the lands for a new runway at Dublin airport.  File photograph:  Getty Images

A legal action brought by Dublin Airport Authority over Traveller families living in the exclusion zone around the proposed new north runway have been(...)

The doctor is facing a Fitness to Practise hearing, pursuant to the 2007 Medical Practioners Act, to determine if he engaged in conduct constituting professional misconduct or poor professional performance.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A doctor facing a Medical Council Fitness to Practise Committee (FTP) hearing has challenged the constitutionality of parts of the Medical Practitione(...)

Pat Ryan claimed a sale by the receiver might lead to a lesser price for the property than if sold by him and the partnerships which bought the property in 2003. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/ Collins

Developers Pat Ryan and Phil Monahan have failed to get a High Court injunction to prevent a receiver selling a commercial property at Dublin’s City Q(...)

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