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Personal Injury – Accident at Work and Contributory Negligence of 30%

In the recent case of Barry v Dunnes Stores (Clonmel) Limited 2011 1376P the plaintiff claimed damages for an accident which took place on the floor premises. Justice Irvine delivered judgement on 12th June 2013. Background This claim concerned an incident which took...

Accident at Work – Insurance, Privity of Contact, Duty of Care and Negligence

In a judgement delivered by Mr Justice Michael Peart on the 5th day of February 2013 in the case of Yun Bing Hu v Duleek Formwork Limited (“In Liquidation”) and Aviva Direct Limited t/a Aviva, the High Court looked at the issue of whether there was privity...