Case Law Precedents: Duplicity of ProceedingsPosted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 1 June 2017 Issues covered:
This article concerns a recent Court of Appeal decision in Ciarán Culkin v Sligo County Council And Irish Human Rights And Equality Commission,  IECA 104, a judgment of Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan delivered on the 29th day of March 2017.
The Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the High Court and clarified that a Claimant who has been unsuccessful in claiming discrimination or harassment under the Employment Equality Acts 1998 as amended is not automatically precluded from bringing a personal injuries claim in the civil courts, even where both alleged claims arise out of the same facts.
This was an appeal by Mr. Culkin from a decision of Kearns P. in the High Court in
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