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(...)

This week’s raids were in response to 20 suspect claims involving so-called “slips and trips” compensation, many of which were processed by repeat claimants using fake identities. File photograph: Getty

The Law Society has said it has never received a single complaint against a solicitor being knowingly involved in fraudulent personal injury claims. (...)

‘There is a claims culture. It’s all stacked against the insured, against the retailer.’

John Caulwell owns a busy Spar shop at 8 Upper O’Connell Street in Dublin. His difficulties with insurance costs began five years ago when someone sli(...)

A retired boxer walks into an osteopath’s clinic with persistent sinus infection and a repeat prescription for seemingly ineffective antibiotics. Afte(...)

Cian McCarthy from Midleton, Co Cork pictured leaving the Four Courts after he was awarded damages on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A case in which a man was awarded €750,000 damages after being assaulted outside a shop will not set a major precedent, a personal injury specialist h(...)

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns said it is unlikely the burglar would have any success in his claim as the occupier of a property has no duty of care towards a trespasser.

The chairman of the Personal Injuries Commission, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns has said it is “horrific” that a shop keeper was asked to pay a €600 proc(...)

Igor Labuts: Athlone Town’s Latvian goalkeeper has been banned by the FAI  from playing football for a year. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Both the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland and Athlone Town have resolved to support the efforts of Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan to (...)

Ken Murphy, director general of the Law Society, Stuart Gilhooly, president of the Law Society, and Irish Times journalists Conor Gallagher and David Labanyi at the Justice Media Awards. Photograph: Lensmen

Irish Times journalist David Labanyi has been recognised for exposing inaccurate Garda breath test figures, at the Law Society of Ireland Justice Medi(...)

Chair of the Citizens’ Assembly Ms Justice Mary Laffoy at the sixth meeting of the assembly at the Grand Hotel Malahide earlier this month. Photograph: Maxwell’s

The Chief Justice has praised Ms Justice Mary Laffoy’s “immense” contribution to the law and Irish public life on the judge’s retirement from the Supr(...)

Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy said a review of the appointments system started in 2014 had never been concluded.

The Government’s plan for changing how judges are appointed will do “long-term harm” to the administration of justice, a senior judge has said in the (...)

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