One of Northern Ireland’s top personal injury lawyers has welcomed moves to introduce legislation aimed at protecting children’s rights in injury claim cases – but she urged for swift action on this key legal issue after years of avoidable delay. Figures obtained by JMK Solicitors from the Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU), the government body to [...]
The growth in the use of Dash Cams is playing an increasingly important role in road traffic claims. So in this article, Marie-Claire Meehan of JMK Solicitors, Northern Ireland’s leading road traffic and personal injury firm, explains the law around dash cams and how it effects motorists. Proving fault in an accident in which liability [...]
Read our latest article in the June edition of Road Racing Ireland Magazine which profiles Roy Murray, one of our Independent Mobile Collision Investigators. Pictured in the article is Roy and Olivia Meehan, Legal Services Director of JMK Solicitors.
Most people working in companies have had that feeling of dread when the management team announce a great new idea to solve a business problem. However, one Belfast firm’s approach to achieving the best outcome with their resources shows what can be achieved when there is an alignment of interests between employer and employee, when [...]
You never expect to become ill, and suffering from injury is probably the furthest thing on your mind when you are out socialising with family and friends, working or out for a run. However, a road traffic collision can happen to anyone of us at any time at any time. Those unfortunate to fall victim [...]
Many people in Northern Ireland participate in sporting activities, some as amateurs and some as professional sports people. Whatever sport you play, there can be a risk of injury, some more than others particularly when physical contact is permitted in the rules of that sport. Personal injury claims for sporting injuries can be difficult to [...]
JMK Solicitors have retained their No.1 position as the top personal injury firm for the third consecutive year, handling more cases locally than any other legal firm. The Belfast and Newry-based legal firm handled a record 1,301 separate personal injury cases in 2016, almost 50% more cases than its nearest competitor, according to figures released [...]
Did you know the way vehicle tax is calculated for new cars will be changing from 1 April 2017? There has been a significant downward trend in vehicle tax in recent years as manufacturers produced vehicles with reduced CO2 emissions which in turn has meant the government vehicle tax income has been falling. That trend [...]
It is estimated that there could be as many as 30,000 vehicles on Northern Ireland’s roads which are uninsured. If you are involved in a collision caused by an uninsured or untraced driver, there is no need to panic. JMK Solicitors have acted for many clients in recovering compensation for injury, damage and loss in [...]
Planning a trip down South this year? Here is our quick guide to follow if you are involved in a collision.
With many drivers heading south this spring for six nations rugby games in Dublin, events like St.Patrick's Day or even the Wild Atlantic Way, it is worth being prepared on what to do if you have a collision over the border. There are certain things you are required by law to do. There are also [...]