Accidents Abroad

Recovering compensation for accidents outside of Northern Ireland
31/01/2014
Neil McGranaghan, Solicitor in the Litigation Department has just obtained a five figure settlement for a client who was involved in a road traffic accident in the Republic of Ireland. The case was dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the Rome II Regulation (EC). Rome II enables a claimant to bring a compensation claim in their own country even if the accident occurred abroad. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle which was involved in an accident in Monaghan. The accident occurred when another vehicle emerged from a side road and collided with our client’s vehicle. Our...