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Compensation for Employee Injured at Work

Posted in News on Thursday, November 23rd, 2023

Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently obtained significant compensation for a Client who suffered injury, loss and damages following a work place accident.

Our Client was working as a welder in the Oil Industry when she suffered injuries as a result of a metal component falling from a height and landing on her head.

A claim for compensation was made to PIAB (formally the Injuries Board) and the matter was released from that process. Thereafter, Personal Injury proceedings issued.

The Defendant denied liability. An expert Engineer was required and extensive research was carried out into the servicing of various metal components which are exposed to extreme weather. Our Client’s Engineer concluded that the Defendant was negligent in relation to the way they serviced the metal components.

The matter was listed for hearing before the High Court and ultimately settled resulting in significant compensation being paid out to our Client. The settlement was obtained without our Client having to give evidence. The Defendant was required to pay for our Client’s legal costs.

Contact Our Accident at Work Solicitors

If you are looking for an Accident at Work Solicitor, please contact Cantillons Solicitors using the contact form below, by phone (at +353 21 4275673 or +353 1 2641802) or by email at for more information. Our offices are located at 39 South Mall, Cork and 31-36 Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin. We do, however, represent clients from all over Ireland. Should you be unable to attend our offices, we are more than happy to travel to you, or conduct the meeting on Zoom.

* In contentious business, a Solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.  Many Personal Injury Solicitors portray themselves as “no win no fee Solicitors Cork” or “no win no fee Solicitors Dublin”. This term can be misleading and it is essential that you discuss fees with the Personal Injury Solicitor you ultimately choose. At Cantillons Solicitors, we are entirely transparent.

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Ernest J. Cantillon

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Jody Cantillon


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