Notification of Insurance Claims: Beware!

Posted by James Martin on April 12, 2019

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While the terms of an insurance contract will vary depending on the type of policy, there are a number of standard or common terms. The distinction between terms of insurance policies that are “conditions precedent” to insurer’s liability as opposed to bare conditions is often a crucial one. Conditions precedent must be fully complied with on a very strict basis: if such term is breached, the insurer can refuse to cover a claim even if

Work Related Stress: Duties of an Employer

Posted by James Martin on March 29, 2019

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Legislation puts a duty on each employer to ensure that, as far as is reasonably practicable, the health of employees is not endangered in the course of their work. This includes stress. Employers must ensure that the demands placed on employees while at work are reasonable. This is not just confined to the job the person does, but involves the person’s entire role at work, from the moment the person enters the workplace to the
The current uncertainty and the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit are causing confusion for many motor insurance policyholders. Should a no-deal Brexit take place on 29th March 2019, some important changes may impact your personal and/or commercial motor insurance. Green Cards A Green Card is an internationally recognised insurance document that provides proof of the minimum compulsory motor insurance cover required by the relevant country. Currently, Irish-registered vehicles that travel within the EU are covered
Stress injuries are on the rise but are they covered by Employers’ Liability insurance? Stress in the workplace is classified as an injury when physical and psychological symptoms begin to manifest. The most typical physical symptoms can include stomach pains, headaches, frequent indigestion, pains in the chest, while the psychological symptoms may include anxiety or insomnia. A recent ESRI study, funded by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), found that stress among employees in Ireland doubled