PERSONAL INJURY

Accidents happen every day, in all walks of life. Every year in Ireland thousands of people are injured through no fault of their own.

Often these injuries result in pain, stress, financial loss and reduced quality of life. In simple terms, the injured party is entitled to compensation for damages in these situations.

We at Elizabeth Howard & Company are specialists in personal injury law with an established reputation for achieving optimum accident claim compensation for our clients.

We help injured people recover losses and damages resulting from work related incidents, *road traffic accidents and many other events where harm or injury is caused due to the negligence of others.

Our primary aim is to ensure our clients receive clear and objective advice and the best possible outcome from a financial and personal perspective. For further information call (01) 610 5185 or chat to us now.

* In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement

Road Traffic accidents*

If you have suffered an injury whilst driving a car or as a passenger in a car, you may be entitled to claim for your personal injuries and expenses.

Here is what you need to know;

  • If you suffered an accident on the road that was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation.
  • Drivers in Ireland are legally required to have insurance.
  • If the driver who injured you does not have insurance, or you cannot track down the car who injured you; you can claim against the Motor Insurer’s Bureau of Ireland (MIBI)
  • We will be able to advise you on the best course of action, call us today on 01-6105185 and we will be happy to help.

*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement

 

Workplace Accidents

If you suffered a personal injury as a result of being involved in an accident at work that was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation.

Here is what you need to know;

  • Under Irish law, employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of their employees. Employers must provide appropriate training, supervision, proper machinery/equipment and a safe work environment.
  • You may be entitled to receive compensation for pain and suffering, lost pay and other expenses relating to your injuries.
  • We will be able to advise you on the best course of action, call us today on 01-6105185 and we will be happy to help.

 

 

Trip and Fall accidents

If you have suffered an injury as a result of a slip, trip or fall, you may be entitled to bring a claim for your personal injuries and expenses.

Here if what you need to know:

  • Compensation will depend on who is at fault, the severity of the fall, the age of the injured person and their medical disposition.
  • We will be able to advise you on the best course of action, call us today on 01-6105185 and we will be happy to help.

 

 

Fatal Injuries

If a person dies as a result of a wrongful act of another person, it may be possible to pursue a claim against that wrongdoer.

Here is what you need to know:

  • Who may bring a claim?
    • The personal representative of the deceased OR
    • If there is no personal representative/no action has been brought by the personal representative, then a dependent family member may apply on behalf of all the deceased’s dependents (after the expiry of 6 months from the date of death).
  • Who is a dependent? To fall within the definition of a ‘dependent’; you must be related to the deceased and you must have suffered financial loss or mental distress as a result of the deceased’s death. We will be able to advise you whether you qualify as a dependent.
  • Only one action may be brought against the wrongdoer in respect of the death and it must be brought on behalf of all the deceased’s dependents.
  • We will be able to advise you on the best course of action, call us today on 01-6105185 and we will be happy to help.

 

 

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Ballyowen Castle, Eurospar Shopping Centre, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Ph: (01) 610 5185 Fax: (01) 505 5045 Email: info@elizabethhoward.ie