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The Critical Role of Hard Hats for Construction Workers in Northern Ireland

In the bustling construction sites across Northern Ireland, the hard hat stands as an unassuming yet critical defender of worker safety. This article delves into the safety benefits of wearing a hard hat, the consequences of neglecting this essential piece of personal protective equipment (PPE), the steps to take if a safety helmet is not […]

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Audiological Assessment in Hearing Loss Claims

What You Need to Know About Audiological Assessment in Hearing Loss Claims

Hearing loss claims represent an important legal pathway for individuals whose lives have been changed by hearing impairments due to their work environment or accident. These types of claims play an important role in ensuring victims receive the compensation they deserve, covering everything from medical costs to assistive listening devices, and compensating for any loss

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Top 5 power tools linked with work injuries in Northern Ireland 

Power tools are essential in many industries across Northern Ireland, including construction and manufacturing. While they are incredibly helpful, they can also pose a significant risk of injury if they are not used correctly or maintained properly.  Workplace injuries involving power tools are a significant concern for many people. In this blog, we discuss the

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Your Practical Guide to Whiplash Claims in Northern Ireland

The legal procedure of making a whiplash claim in Northern Ireland can be confusing. Most people have a lot of questions and don’t know where to start.   Our solicitors have over 50 years of experience helping people in Belfast and across Northern Ireland make whiplash injury claims. We pooled together our combined experience to produce

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Paschal O’Hare Personal Injury Solicitors Opens New Glengormley Office 

We’re very excited to have opened our brand-new office in Glengormley, Newtownabbey this week! It’s a bright and welcoming environment that will allow us to meet with people who require the services of a personal injury solicitor.  The new space comes with a large foyer, waiting area, several offices, as well as a big meeting

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New Discount Rate Of Minus 1.5% Set In Northern Ireland

After a lengthy review, the Government Actuary in Northern Ireland has determined that the personal injury discount rate will be -1.5%. The change came into effect 22 March 2022. The discount rate is the percentage applied to a lump sum awarded to a seriously injured claimant for future financial losses. The Department of Justice writes

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Third Party Capture in Northern Ireland

Some insurers in Northern Ireland engage in a deeply deceptive practice called Third Party Capture. They have been known to put undue pressure on injury victims to settle their cases as quickly as possible, purposely undermining the medical and legal protections that they should be offered.  While the process isn’t illegal, it’s certainly wrong. We’re

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Is There A Time Limit For Making A Personal Injury Claim In Northern Ireland?

Many people assume that if you’ve been injured, you can simply claim for your injuries whenever you’d like. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. There are strict time limitations for making a personal injury claim in Northern Ireland.  You have 3 years to bring a personal injury claim in Northern Ireland. This limit was set out

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