Lorcan O’Connor, Director Designate of ISI indicates that they expect to take applications from debtors in the next few weeks.

Lorcan O'Connor, Director Designate of Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) made a speech today to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform. This outlines the progress that the ISI has made and indicates that they … [Read more...]

Personal Insolvency Act 2012 – find out more….

Introduction PROForensics welcomes the introduction of the Personal Insolvency Act which was signed into law in December 2012. We believe this new legislation represents a positive step forward towards debt resolution for the large number of … [Read more...]

Judge upholds Insurers rights to repudiate policy

YUN Bing Hu v Duleek Formwork Limited and Aviva Direct Insurance   An injured employee fails to join his employer’s insurers into proceedings as a co-defendant where the insurance company has repudiated the employer’s policy of … [Read more...]

Injuries Board concerned that “Claim Farmers” are promoting a claims culture

The Injuries Board has expressed fears of a re-emerging claims culture in its recently published annual review for 2012. The Board have reported that overall claims have risen by one-third since 2007. The Board has not highlighted in its report, … [Read more...]

Inflation concerns as Courts Bill raises Personal Injury jurisdiction limits

The Courts Bill 2013, published by the Government last month, proposes the following with a view of having the bill enacted before July 2013.   An increase of jurisdiction of the Circuit Court to €60,000 from €38,092  for  personal injury … [Read more...]