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Personal Injury Claims: Are we over-compensating?

A quick search of recent news articles on ‘personal injury claims’ reveals that the prevailing perception in the media is that many of these claims are exaggerated or even fraudulent. It is also clear that the media is heavily subscribed to the idea that damages awarded in personal injury cases are increasing.

Mr Justice Kevin Cross provides a strong counterpoint to that view in a recent article published in The Bar Review in November 2017.

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Are You Thinking Of Switching Your Mortgage?

We all shop around for home insurance and car insurance every year however, when it comes to our mortgages, there is a reluctance to do so.

At Hughes Murphy we have seen lots of clients gain huge financial benefits from shopping around and switching their mortgage provider.  It is important to talk to a mortgage advisor and set out your current mortgage arrangement and they will be able to talk you through potential savings in switching your mortgage.

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Invoice redirection fraud alert

Invoice Redirect Fraud

Invoice Redirect Fraud is a crime targeting businesses working with suppliers and businesses that regularly perform online financial transactions. 

At this busy seasonal time, An Garda Síochána wishes to advise of the continuing existence of Invoice Redirect Fraud and urges businesses to remind employees to treat any request to change supplier bank account details with extreme caution. Losses amounting to over €700,000 have been reported to Gardaí in the last month.In the last month alone there have been numerous attempts in relation to this type of fraud in excess of €1.3 million with actual losses amounting to over €700,000.

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