Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Work – Your Questions Answered

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of a group of injuries known as repetitive stress injuries in which nerve damage is suffered in one or both hands. The nerves that supply the hand and wrist include the median nerve, the ulnar nerve and the superficial radial nerve. The carpal tunnel, which is located at the [...]

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Flor’s New Book Launch Featured in The Irish Times

The official launch of Flor's new book The Solicitor's Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business; How to Turn Your Legal Practice into a Financial Success by the Minister for Justice Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD was featured in the Irish Times.  Check it out here. To buy a copy of the book, go here.

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The Official Launch of The Solicitor’s Guide by the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald

The Solicitor's Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business was officially launched by the Minister for Justice and Equality Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD in the Solomon Gallery, Dublin on Wednesday, 6th May 2015. You can watch the video of the launch below. To buy your copy of the book go here. Go here now to [...]

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Launch of New Book on Marketing for Solicitors

Flor's new book: The Solicitor's Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business; How to Turn Your Legal Practice into a Financial Success was officially launched by the Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD last night in the Solomon Gallery in Dublin. The event was a huge success and a really enjoyable evening with [...]

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Best Small Law Firm in Munster – Irish Law Awards 2015

Miriam O'Callaghan with Flor McCarthy, Deirdre O'Donovan and John McCarthy at the Irish Law Awards Ceremony 2015 We won Munster Law Firm of the Year (under 5 Solicitors) at the AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards 2015. The winners were announced at a gala black tie event in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Dublin [...]

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Why did I write a book on marketing for solicitors? [Part 2]

To follow on from Part 1, the second reason why I wrote a book on marketing for solicitors is I believe in a future for small and middle-sized law firms. I believe small and middle-sized law firm have an extremely important role to play in society. They represent the private citizens and small and medium-sized [...]

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Why did I write a book on marketing for solicitors? [Part 1]

It’s a good question; and one that I asked myself many times in the process of doing so. Indeed, many people that I respect and trust asked me the same thing with more than a hint of concern in their voices. I mean, why, as a practising solicitor, would I take things that I have [...]

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Should You Settle Your Personal Injury* Claim Early?

Well the short answer is always: NO. The Injuries Board has been in the news quite a bit lately expressing concern about early settlements, somehow suggesting that this might involve claims being paid that might not otherwise or that this might involve lawyers getting some sinister extra cut as a result. The fact that these [...]

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The Injuries Board’s Silence on the Setanta Collapse is Deafening

Setanta was a handy man with a hurley; a bit too handy for his own good in fact. He killed a chieftain’s guard dog while having a knock about, was renamed Cú Chulainn to replace the trusty hound and became a Red Branch knight as a result. Ulster hurling has been in terminal decline ever [...]

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How should I fill out the Form A?

At the initial stage of lodging your claim and at all times subsequently it is essential that you are completely satisfied that all of the effects which your injury have had on you are made clear to the Injuries Board. Many of these symptoms will be set out in the medical report which you submit [...]

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What compensation am I entitled to?

If you’ve read much of the information on this site you’ll be in no doubt about one thing: every medical negligence case is as unique as it is complex. For this reason if anyone is willing to give you an opinion on what your claim is worth before some pretty lengthy and painstaking investigations have [...]

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How do I submit my claim to the Injuries Board?

Beware of pre-application settlement offers Before addressing the issue of how to prepare your Injuries Board application it is important to point out that you may very well be approached by one or more of the parties against whom you are claiming, or their insurers, making an offer of settlement to you on the basis [...]

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