Yearly Archives: 2012

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Law

Increasingly in the area of personal injury law, the Irish courts are dealing with more cases as a result of negligence where the injury complained of is one of a psychiatric nature.  Such cases either comprise of injuries which are either partially or wholly psychiatric based.  Injuries which stem from nervous shock and which are...
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Importance of a property drafted Will

The importance of having a Will properly drawn up and executed was made quite clear by Mr. Justice Paul Gilligan in a judgment handed down in late 2011.  The learned judge ruled that the Will of the late poet, John O’Donoghue, was void for uncertainty, thus giving it no legal effect.  It transpired during the...
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