€157,000 awarded in public liability claims to Leitrim residents in 2013

Last year the average public liability claim in Leitrim was €26,104.

Last year the average public liability claim in Leitrim was €26,104.

Six claims were awarded to the county. The most common accident type was for slips, trips and falls resulting in soft tissue and minor fractures. Leitrim’s average claim was higher than the national average of €25,120. Females accounted for a higher proportion of claims and nearly two-thirds of awards were to people aged 25-64. Most accidents occurred in July and on a Saturday.

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