Fall in number of Donegal compensation claims

Compensation of 5.17 million euro was awarded to personal injury claimants in Donegal last year.

According to preliminary year-end data from InjuriesBoard.ie. this a drop from the 2008 figure of 6.12 million euro.

In total 223 awards were made by the board to claimants in Donegal last year a drop of 5 on the previous year.

On a national level €200million was awarded in respect of 8,645 personal injury claimants.

Gerry Naughton of injuriesboard.ie: [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/10gerry.mp3[/podcast]