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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 16
Thoughtful post-budget analysis of the insurance crisis by "By far the biggest thing lacking in is political will from the government.....the truth is we very rarely hear senior Ministers talking about the insurance crisis."
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 16
“There is a real world impact of high payouts, it's not just about the plaintiff in front of you. It's also about the wider impact on society, and very high payments, coupled with very high premiums..are having a real impact,” told the Dáil.
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Charlie Weston Oct 15
Have being pursuing this for a year and a half now. Central Bank has been stonewalling. Now the CB has cracked. It may only be a study, but it’s a start: Watchdog to probe insurance rip-offs
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 15
"A range of new measures are on the way to help consumers make informed decisions when it comes to renewing their insurance policies." But most of them don't apply to liability insurance used by SMEs or voluntary groups.
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 15
After 18 months of stonewalling, "Central Bank is to launch a probe into controversial dual-pricing by insurers" on motor insurance
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 15
Gardai arrest 5 as investigation into family staging multiple bogus slip and trip insurance claims continues. Solicitors offices raided. Great to see this one-off, but Garda Insurance Coordination Unit needed to sustain effort.
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 15
Counsel said claimant "had been told by the doctor who examined him that his foot had appeared normal" with a "mild effect on his walking and climbing stairs." Still got €18,000. How long will school continue to offer woodwork?
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 15
High Court judge dismisses claim against primary school. Says claimant "had not established in her case that it was unreasonable for the school not to have mats on the floor at the bench." Claimant has to pay her own high court costs.
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 15
Barrister told judge "he believed the case had been fraudulent as both Mr Fagan and Mr Ryan had 'run away' over lunch. But will the defendant be paid his costs? And if the case was fraudulent, will the Gardai investigate?
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Galway Circus Oct 14
is urgently needed for the Arts, Culture and Sports sector, the closure of facilities is going to become more and more frequent until something is done.
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 14
Two Italian men have been accused of using a frozen boar to commit insurance fraud and, if convicted, face a heavy fine and up to a year in prison. No chance of this happening in Ireland. The conviction, not the fraud.
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 14
Investigation by says "personal injury solicitors are warning clients...to set their social media accounts to private as 'photos can lead to very difficult questions'". Time for mandatory duty of inquiry for PI lawyers
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 13
"Time is of the essence in establishing the (Judicial) Council. Businesses and consumers will be watching expectantly." If schedule set out in the legislation is adhered to, we're looking at 2 yrs+ before general damages are reduced. How many closures by then?
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Peter O' Dwyer Oct 13
The government has made some steps in the right direction but progress has been painfully slow - and arrived too late for many businesses already. New funding for the Judicial Council in Tuesday’s budget must lead to a step-change in reform efforts.
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Jamie Moore Oct 11
Glad to emphasise this today. Massive pressure on grass roots community groups to achieve good governance, but no funding available to help them with the costs of governance. They end up fundraising to cover standing costs instead of delivering on their purpose
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Sligo PPN Oct 12
It seems personal responsibility is becoming a thing of the past
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ISME Oct 12
We need more than promises and supportive noises to fix this. We need legislative now from and
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 12
That's a question for and their members
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Alliance For Insurance Reform Oct 11
“Nobody will even quote us. All Irish climbing walls are facing the same situation. We’re just the first one up, our premium is the first up for renewal. It’s like a deck of cards. There will be closures left, right and centre.”
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National Irish Safety Organisation Oct 11
Final session of is underway with Peter Boland , Kieran Cowhey and John Byrne discussing the Irish market today.
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