Over 3 million euro awarded to Donegal accident victims in first half of 2013

first_img Pinterest Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Pinterest Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project Google+ WhatsApp WhatsApp New figures show that 149 Donegal claimants were awarded a total of 3.1 million euro from the Injuries Board in the first six months of this year.The Injuries Board makes statutory personal injury awards in respect of motor, employer and public liability accidents.During the first six months of 2013 the total compensation awarded to personal injury claimants increased by 8.3% to €118million.Compensation was awarded to 5,286 personal injury claimants, a 2% increase on the number of awards made during the first six months of 2012.In Donegal, €3.1million in compensation was awarded in respect of 149 accident claims during the first six months of the year.The average award in the county was €21,030 and accounted for 2.82% of all awards made by the Board.Nationally, road traffic accidents continued to account for the majority of personal injury claims and represented over three quarters – 16.4% of awards were for accidents in public places while  8.1% related to workplace accidents. Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Twitter By News Highland – October 2, 2013 center_img Google+ Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Previous articleDonegal islanders cast their votes on the abolition of the SeanadNext articlePeter Mathews resigns from Fine Gael party News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter LUH still not ready to restore IT systems Facebook Facebook News Over 3 million euro awarded to Donegal accident victims in first half of 2013last_img read more

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