Sarah, an Accounts Technician, had a personal injury* accident tripped and fell in a petrol station and suffered an injury to her shoulder. Her personal injury* case was submitted to the Injuries Board where they assessed her damages in the sum of €18,000. Sarah was unsure whether she should accept the damages awarded to her as she was still suffering pain from her shoulder. However, she was concerned with issuing court proceedings. Having sought our advice Sarah decided to issue court proceedings for her personal injury* claim. Within 16 months, her personal injury* case was settled for €60,000.