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Posted in News on Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Jody Cantillon, and the Litigation Team of Cantillons Solicitors, recently successfully obtained compensation for a minor Plaintiff, who suffered injuries, due to a fall whilst using a public park.

Our client was walking through a public park when, due to a defect in the footpath, she fell and suffered serious injuries.

The matter was referred to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) (formerly the Injuries Board).  The Defendant refused to engage with the PIAB process and the matter was released by PIAB.

Cantillons Solicitors instructed a firm of Expert Engineers to carry out an inspection of the locus and to prepare a report.   The Expert Engineers confirmed that the Defendant was liable for the accident.

Circuit Court Personal Injuries Proceedings issued.  The Defendant denied any responsibility for the accident. The matter was listed for hearing.   On the day the case was due to commence, the Defendant agreed to pay compensation for the injuries, loss and damage suffered.  The matter settled without the parties having to go into Court.

Contact Our Personal Injuries Solicitors

At Cantillons Solicitors we have a proven track record in helping our clients with claims against Local Authorities.

We have launched proceedings for clients who have suffered injuries as a result of defective footpaths, defective roads and due to local authority negligence. We have also acted for a number of Local Authority employees injured during the course of their work.

If you are considering making a personal injury claim against your local council, Cantillons Solicitors can help.  Contact us at Cantillons Solicitors on +353 (0)21 4275673 or for more information.

* In contentious business, a Solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. You might come across Personal Injury Solicitors portray themselves as ‘no win no fee’ Solicitors. These terms can be misleading and it is essential that you discuss fees with the Personal Injury Solicitor you ultimately choose. At Cantillons Solicitors, we pride ourselves on being entirely transparent about our processes and fees.

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Ernest J. Cantillon

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Jody Cantillon


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