Personal Injury Litigation*, Catastrophic Injury, Debt Recovery
Telephone: 071 916 2032
Caroline was appointed Partner in Callan Tansey in August 2018 in the Litigation Department. She advises on Litigation at all levels to include District Court, Circuit Court and High Court.
Caroline specialises in Personal Injury Litigation* to include Road Traffic Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Fatal Injury actions, Accidents at work and public liability claims dealing with applications to the Injuries Board ‘PIAB’, applications to the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland ‘MIBI’ and manages a personal injury caseload at District Court, Circuit Court and High Court level.
She also advises on Defamation, Equity Litigation and Debt Collection for both Private and Corporate clients and served her traineeship with Callan Tansey Solicitors after joining the firm in April, 2004. Caroline was appointed as an Associate in 2013. Caroline is a former Secretary of the Sligo Solicitors Bar Association.
Caroline is an External Examiner for Letterkenny Institute of Technology on various Law Modules.
Caroline is also a member of the Donegal Women in Business Network.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.
CASES OF NOTE
An American woman who lost her entire family in a horrific Wexford collision just days before Christmas said the truck driver involved remains in her daily prayers.
The Personal Injuries Commission (PIC), has published its Second and Final Report.
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) wants the High Court to overturn a costs order made against it by a District Court Judge. District Judge Kevin Kilrane had described GSOC’s investigation into a road accident involving a couple and an off-duty Garda as...
“We’ve lost someone so precious.”
In July 2015 Melissa Patterson was just 18 years old when she was hit by a car and killed while out walking on the N60. So far in 2017 12 people have died so far on our roads, seven of those deaths have been pedestrians.
THE family of a Castlebar teenager who died in a road-traffic accident have said that they hope her death will not be in vain
A PENSIONER has told of the horror moment she caused a road accident which claimed the life of a teenager.
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