Gibson & Associates Solicitors are in the final of the Irish Law awards 2019 in 6 categories!

Exciting news...Gibson & Associates Solicitors are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in 6 categories for the final of the Irish Law Awards 2019. Excellence & Innovation in Client Services Connacht/Ulster Connacht/Ulster…

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…
GDPR

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…
data breach

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…
Personal Injury

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…
brain injury claim compensation

Acquired Brain Injuries Explained

Acquired Brain Injury can have a profound impact on the lives of those who suffer them, as well as their families and those close to them. Each injury effects everyone differently, making them complicated and sometimes difficult to treat. Unlike…
Fall At Work Claim

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…
Medical Malpractice Solicitor

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…
Personal Information Breached

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…
Gibson & Associates

Law Firm wins landmark case to keep a widower in his home by debt for equity swap.

Legal history was made this week in Trim circuit court. Concerning, a 67-year-old widower who was in mortgage debt and risked losing his home, a proposal for an insolvency arrangement was put forward to swap his debt for equity. This resulted…
Bicycle Head Injury

Do Bicycle Helmets Prevent Head Injury*?

When you're riding your bicycle, your most important piece of safety gear is a helmet that fits. Helmets are designed to cushion and protect riders' heads from the impact of a crash. Like safety belts in cars, helmets cannot provide total protection…
Christmas Injury

Be careful in these 5 situations: if you want to avoid an injury this Christmas!

Christmas is a lovely time of fun and celebration….but, it also can be a time of increased hazards and accidents. The last thing you need is to end up in A&E over the holidays with an injury, due to an accident or someone's negligence.…
Conveyancing Solicitors Dublin

What are the advantages of hiring a conveyancing solicitor?

The first time you will probably ever need to consider hiring a conveyancing solicitor is buying your first home. Then, there maybe other occasions such as selling your home, switching a mortgage, or changing ownership. Conveyance involves the…
Lariam

Lariam: compensation for soldiers affected by anti malaria drug.

The Government of Ireland could face a legal compensation tsunami, after prescribing the highly controversial drug Mefloquine, branded as Lariam, to Irish soldiers on peacekeeping missions in Africa from 2001. What is Lariam: Mefloquine (Lariam)…
Wills

My Legacy Week 29th Oct – 4th Nov: Make a Will and leave a Legacy Gift.

Make a Will in November for €100! My Legacy Week is commencing on the 29th of October, the campaign was initiated to create awareness around the importance of making a Will. Irish people have a low rate of making a Will, with only 3 out of…
Car Accident Claims

What to do after a minor car accident: injury, compensation, insurance, and claims.

Being involved in a car crash (or any road traffic accident!) can be a terrifying experience....no matter if it's minor or more serious. It's always good to have some preparation in case you happen to be unfortunate enough to be in a car accident,…
Immigration Visas

New Visa Scheme for Immigrants In Ireland.

Between 3,500 – 5,500 undocumented immigrants in Ireland could benefit from a new visa scheme. The special scheme was announced today by Minister Flanagan (Justice & Equality). This will benefit you, if you're a Non-EEA resident that came…
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Personal Injury Solicitor joins Gibson & Associates' Letterkenny office

Personal Injury solicitor Emmet Doherty has joined the Injury and Litigation team at Gibson & Associates, Letterkenny office. Emmett has specialised experience in catastrophic injury: severe injuries that can potentially have a life-altering…
data breach

Data Breach: The case of eir

Unless you’ve been on a digital detox this past year, you would have heard of GDPR (the new stricter data protection laws that came into force in the EU last May). It means that your personal data must be protected more stringently and consent…