1 Parliament House, 9/10 Georges Quay, Cork City, Ireland Phone: +353-(0) / COMPENSATION CLAIMS: If someone injuries you and it is not your fault, you are entitled to receive compensation. This is the case, whether you have hurt yourself as a result of a fall on the footpath, injured at work or injured in a car accident. It is important to get early advice on what steps you need to take. We at Martin A. Harvey & Co. will comprehensively advise you on what steps you need to take. We will employ the appropriate and necessary Specialists, Witnesses, including Engineers, Actuaries, Rehabilitation Consultants etc. to assist you in obtaining the desired and necessary level in compensation, of which you are entitled to. We will comprehensively advise you and we will keep you informed at all stages of the steps we are taking on your behalf. If we can settle the case on your behalf out of Court, we will do so, provided the offer being made is reasonable and you are satisfied with that offer. If you are not satisfied with the offer, we will prepare your case for Court and will fully advise you on all steps that are necessary and attend Court with you and will fully advise and inform you of what is happening and going to happen in your case. Martin A. Harvey & Co. have a long history in securing reasonable and full compensation for all our clients who engage us in recovering compensation on their behalf in respect of injuries in any given circumstances be it Road Traffic Accidents, Accidents at Work, Falls or otherwise. We are an extremely long established and experienced Firm dealing with all sorts of claims and have vast experience in dealing with these claims including Injury Board Assessments (PIAB). We use this vast experience for our clients benefit in securing maximum compensation on their behalf in any given situation. We retain the necessary expert witnesses to act on behalf of our client and have a strong and trusted relationship with these experts who have been tried and tested in the Courts. Our experience in dealing with claims are used for the benefit of our client. DON T SETTLE FOR LESS, WE GET RESULTS WHERE THERE S BLAME, THERE S A CLAIM!
2 PERSONAL INJURY ASSESSMENT BOARD: We strongly advise you not to go before this Board without legal representation. This Board has been set up to deal with persons who have suffered injury and where the Defendants accept responsibility for the accident. Under recent Legislation, it is essential to notify the Defendants by registered post or by a letter delivered by hand of the accident. You must then obtain medical reports and all the necessary receipts in respect of your out of pocket losses. We then lodge the medical report, the receipts and your Application Form with The Personal Injuries Assessment Board. At Martin A. Harvey & Co. we will take the pain out of lodging such an Application. We will deal with the matter in a comprehensive and professional way. We will correspond with Insurers and Defendants and insure all steps that are required will be taken on a prompt and professional manner. We will deal with any queries raised by The Assessment Board and advice you on whether or not the compensation you have been offered is reasonable. If it is not reasonable we will then advice you to issue proceedings through the Courts and advise you fully in relation to all the consequences in relation to same. We will fully deal with all the steps required to lodge a successful claim with The Personal Injuries Assessment Board on your behalf. Let us help you. Let us prepare a case for you. Let us present the case to the P.I.A.B. and submit all necessary reports that you need, including your claim for all items of loss i.e. loss of earnings, medical expenses, pharmaceutical expenses, car damage, depreciation, car hire etc. etc. Let us submit your claim for injuries by obtaining the necessary medical reports be they from your Doctor and/or Specialist, Surgeons, Dentists or otherwise. Let us complete all documents on your behalf and submit them properly completed on your behalf. Let s do this together. Let our experience and knowledge help you secure maximum compensation.
3 ACCIDENTS AT WORK When you have an accident at work there are a number of issues that immediately arise and cause you concern. How will it affect your employment, will you be paid while out of work, do you have a right to sue. At Martin A. Harvey & Co. we will advice you fully in all respects. We will arrange to have the scene of the accident surveyed by an independent Engineer. We will prepare a Statement of the accident and liaise with your Employer. We will advise you in relation to your Social Welfare entitlements and whether or not you are entitled to be paid while out of work. We will advice you on a comprehensive basis on all issues that will arise concerning your accident in the work place and how to deal with it and with your fellow employees and employer. We will prepare a Statement on your behalf and lodge your Application with The Personal Injuries Assessment Board. We will liaise with your Doctor and obtain medical reports. We will notify your Employer of the accident. We will deal with the matter in a comprehensive and caring way. When you are injured in the work place many issues arise and we will advise you fully in relation to all of the issues and how it is best to approach them. Solving Legal problems for you, contact Martin A. Harvey & Co. Our clients are notified at all stages of all developments that arise in any case and we fully explain to our clients the steps we take in pursuing a claim on our clients behalf. Our office is fully computerised and we use a tracking system to ensure all claims are kept up-to-date on a regular basis. DON T SETTLE FOR LESS WE GET RESULTS
4 TRIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS If you fall and suffer an injury, be it on the footpath, roadway, supermarket or otherwise where you suffer an injury as a result, you are entitled to pursue a claim for Personal Injury. It is extremely important to obtain legal advice immediately. There is an urgency to have the scene of the accident investigated in case it is repaired after the accident. We will arrange to have an Engineer carry out an inspection of the scene of the accident immediately and will immediately advice you as to whether you have a good cause of action. We will liaise with your Doctor and obtain a medical report. We will advice you of all steps that are required to succeed in such a case. We will take witness statements from anyone who saw the accident or complained about the condition of the location of the accident, be it the roadway, footpath or otherwise. In accidents of this nature, it is important to obtain legal advice as soon as possible to enable us obtain photographs of the scene of the accident before it is changed. We will lodge the necessary Personal Injuries Application Form with PIAB and do all of the work necessary to pursue a claim. We will liaise with your Doctor and obtain a medical report. There is a duty of care on you to mitigate your loss and we will advise you how to do so. We will advise you on a comprehensive basis as to all steps being taken on your behalf and keep you advices of developments as they arise. Don t settle for less we get results.
5 ROAD TRAFFIC ACTS I have had an accident. Am I right or am I wrong? When you are involved in an accident, it is important to get immediate legal advice. The sooner you do this the better. At Martin A. Harvey & Co. we will: 1. See you as quickly as possible and comprehensively advise you. 2. If necessary arrange for an Engineer and/or Motor Assessor to carry out an immediate inspection and report to us. 3. Liaise with your Doctor in relation to any injury you may have suffered. 4. Contact the Insurance Company and seek immediate payment in respect of car damage, car hire and depreciation. 5. Prepare a Statement for you and lodge your Application with The Injuries Board. 6. Interview witnesses and obtain Statement from them. 7. Advise you in relation to making a Statement to the Gardaí or how otherwise to deal with the Gardaí in relation to the accident. After a car accident it is important to obtain immediate legal advice. This Office will deal with all matters on your behalf. All your concerns will be addressed and dealt with immediately and efficiently. Martin A. Harvey & Co. have been to the forefront of dealing with Compensation Claims over a long number of years and are highly experienced and competent to advise you in all respects concerning your accident. We will take over your stress and concerns and deal with the matter fully on your behalf. We solve your Legal problems.
6 GENERAL TIPS TO SUCCEED IN A COMPENSATION CLAIM 1. Contact our Office as soon as ever possible after the accident. 1. Do not make a Statement to the Gardaí without having it prepared by your Solicitor. 2. Attend your Doctor at an early stage in relation to your injuries. 3. Attend on this Office and let us take a detailed Statement outlining all your injuries. 4. Be truthful to your Solicitor in all matters. 5. Any questions or worries, ask your Solicitor. 6. Attend your Solicitor on a regular basis for advice. 7. Keep all receipts in relation to medical expenses, drugs, travelling expenses etc. 8. Any questions, queries or otherwise, be sure to ask us, we will have the answers. 9. Most important be honest and truthful in all your dealings with your Solicitor.