Entries by Katrina

Whiplash Injury – A Legal Guide

An average of 20 percent of people involved in a car accident sustain whiplash injuries. It’s the most common injury amongst road traffic accidents. How does whiplash happen in the first place? Let’s start by taking a quick look at the neck. The neck is composed of a multi-tired system of muscles, tendons, and ligaments. […]

Constructive Dismissal – A Quick Guide For Employees

If you’re employed you will have an employment contract, which will give you certain rights. Sometimes the contract can be terminated by your employer; but apart from quitting a job to seek new opportunities, there is another more unfortunate reason why an employee might decide to end their employment contract. What is constructive dismissal? Constructive […]

GDPR: Know Your Rights – Protect Your Privacy – Public Information Day

Gibson & Associates Solicitors in Partnership with The Northside Civic Centre in Dublin, will be delivering a FREE Public Information event on GDPR: Know Your Rights – Protect Your Privacy. Date: Friday 31st of May Duration: 10.00am – 12.00pm Speaker: Solicitor Reza Nezam Location: Northside Civic Centre Find on Google Maps: Northside Civic Centre You […]

Can you sue for a GDPR data protection breach?

Can you seek an award for damages of your personal data has been exposed to a breach of regulation? The short answer is yes. Data privacy laws in the European union are rigid and are there to protect you as a consumer or employee. Data protection laws in Ireland and the rest of the EU […]

Personal Injury Claim: Our Solicitors Answer Your Questions

Our head solicitor of our Personal Injury Department Amanda Walsh is based in Dublin, in our Capel Building office. Recently, I asked her what are the most common questions clients asked about personal injury claims? Below are the questions that our Personal Injury team commonly respond to, and a brief answer to the questions. Q 1. Do […]

I had a fall at work can I claim for personal injuries*?

It’s reported that every working day seven people are injured in a slip, trip or fall at work, or on the way to work. This is the highest cause of injury in the workplace. The HSA estimates that around 29% of non-fatal injuries are a result of a slip, trip or fall at work. Sometimes, […]

What is Medical Malpractice? And some examples that happened in Ireland.

Have you suffered an injury while receiving treatment under the care of a medical professional: doctor, dentist, nurse etc? You may have suffered a medical malpractice incident. But, this does not mean that all injuries caused by medical practitioners are a result of malpractice, it refers to injuries that are caused when a trained professional […]

What to do if your personal information has been compromised.

Do you think your personal information has been compromised? You’re probably worried? Yes. For good reason. If your personal data falls into the wrong hands it can be used for criminal activity and fraud. Identify theft created from compromised personal data is a huge problem across the world. In 2017, nearly 60 million Americans were […]

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