Set Up Of Committee To Tackle Claim Payouts Fast Tracked

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The set up of a committee of judges to set guidelines for personal injury payouts is to be fast tracked.

According to the Irish Independent, the guiding principals of the committee will be that “modest injuries should attract modest damages”.

Charlie Flanagan has been given Cabinet approval to prioritise draft amendments to the Judicial Council Bill 2017 to allow for the change.

The Laois Fine Gael TD hopes to get it over the line before the Dáil’s summer recess, after it originally being brought forward two years ago.