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SERIOUS/LIFE CHANGING INJURIES

Over the last thirty-five years Murray Flynn Solicitors LLP have been honoured to successfully assist our clients with serious and catastrophic personal injury claims*. We understand the physical and emotional trauma of life changing injuries and have the expertise and knowledge to ensure you get the best legal representation you can trust. We work hard in association with experts who can provide detailed reports to assist you in getting adequate and just compensation* which will allow you to embrace the future while you and your family can focus on your recovery.   How can our solicitor help you with a catastrophic personal injury claim*? Even though serious/ life changing injury cases that we have run have resulted in settlements in excess of €3 million money can never compensate for the injuries and loss of enjoyment of life. However, serious accidents often cause the need for specialised long term medical care, physical therapy, and psychological...

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Bicycle Accident*. Concussion. Cut on the head. Issues with Jaw. Back injury

Thirty-seven-year-old Jan was hit by a car while riding on his bicycle. An accident* happened in Mullingar, Co Westmeath on 7th November 2016. He was going from his house to his workplace. Jan got to an empty roundabout. He passed the first exit and was heading toward the 2nd exit. When Jan was exiting the roundabout, he was hit by a car which was behind him. Jan was thrown with force on to the bonnet and then landed on the street.   Liability The driver got out of a car and saw Jan lying on the road. He asked Jan how he is and apologised for what happened. Jan complained on the pain in his back and his head. Another driver called for an ambulance and Gardai and provided his details as a witness to the accident.   Injuries suffered Jan was taken to Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath after the accident*. The client...

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Work accident*. Fracture to a shoulder bone.

Case Study– Work accident* (Fracture to a shoulder bone)   25-year-old Ciara was working as a cleaner in a hotel in Dublin. The accident* happened on 5th of June 2017. Ciara went to a changing/locker room to put on work clothes as usual. There was not much space in the room. Hangers with employees’ clothes and other items were on the open doors of the lockers. Ciara started to change clothes for work. She opened the locker, removed her work clothes, and kneeled to tie shoelaces in her shoes. While doing so she slightly leaned against a heavy wooden unit which fell with impact on her. She only managed to cover her face. She felt an immense pain in her shoulder.   Liability The locker case was not attached to the wall. There was a small amount of space in the locker room. The unit was placed on 2 small pieces of timber. It is...

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Recent cases in the High Court

Murray Flynn Solicitors have significant experience in assisting members of An Garda Siochána in compensation claims*. Recent cases in the High Court include the following:    Our client sustained a broken little finger when a perpetrator resisted arrest. It was necessary for him to attend hospital, but he did not have to undergo surgery. The High Court awarded him €20,000.00 for the injury. Our client sustained dental injury when his patrol car was deliberately rammed by a perpetrator. The cost of dental repair was included in a €30,000.00 award in the High Court. Our client sustained a fracture to his dominant hand when a perpetrator resisted arrest. Once again, he did not require surgery and took approximately three months to return to work. The High Court awarded him €38,000.00.   If you would like to discuss a Garda Compensation Claim* please feel free to contact us....

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Rear End Collision. Soft Tissue Injury (Whiplash)

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Case Study– Soft Tissue Injury (Whiplash)   30-year-old Marius was involved in a road traffic accident*. The accident* happened on 15 th December 2018. He was driving a blue Mercedes. Next to Marius sat his wife Anna. They were going shopping. As Marius was coming to a stop at a red light a white van coming from behind failed to break and collided at speed with the back of his car.   Liability Immediately after the crash a driver got out of his car. He felt very shaky. He apologised for causing the accident* and called for an ambulance. The driver was at fault and liability was not an issue in this case.   Injuries suffered Marius felt severe pain in his neck and could not move. An ambulance took him to the nearest hospital. Anna felt fine at the scene of the accident* but was in shock. Later in the evening, she noted pain in her neck...

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Our Client Awarded over €153,000.00 for his back injury.

Our Client Awarded over €153,000.00 for his back injury. Slavomir Spes v Wincanton Ireland Ltd. Congratulations Slavomir!   Slavomir came to Ireland in 2005 and started to work as a General Operative (Picker) in a warehouse. He worked hard for his employer for almost 8 years when he sustained a back injury in an accident* in October 2012 while picking goods in the warehouse.   This injury meant he was unable to work for a long time and he decided to seek legal advice from Murray Flynn Maguire Solicitors (currently Murray Flynn Solicitors) in December 2013.  A team of our professionals dealt with Slavomir’s compensation* case until it reached the High Court on the 26th January 2016.   In court Slavomir claimed that his accident* was due to his employer’s negligence and the argument centred on the fact that even though he received some manual handling training he was never trained as to the correct technique of...

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Accident in a public place*. Left wrist fracture and knee bruising.

Case Study– Accident in public place - fracture   On 17th September 2019 fifty-eight-year-old Maria tripped and fell on an uneven footpath while walking down a street in Dublin. The accident* happened when Maria was going home from a pharmacy. There was a slab missing from a path where there was a small stump of a tree sticking out. She caught it with her toe and fell on her outstretched hands and onto her left knee. The accident* happened during the late hours of the day.   Liability Maria provided us with a photographic evidence showing a slab of concrete removed from a footpath. At the time of the accident* it was quite dark, and the lighting was poor. There was a witness who saw what happened and provided a supportive statement. It was likely that the Dublin City Council would deny liability in this matter and seek to place some of the responsibility for...

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COVID-19 - Safety message from Murray Flynn Solicitors

During the ongoing Covid 19 Restrictions, our office is open for business. We are able to meet safely with clients by appointment in our Fairview office.

If you have any concerns about coming to meet us to discuss an accident you have been involved in, we are happy to arrange a Zoom Call or meet with you in your own home to advise you.

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Murray Flynn Solicitors Team