Making a claim

If someone has suffered an injury and believes they are entitled to compensation, they can submit a claim to PIAB.  This can be done either using our online form or using print paper claim forms here.

During the COVID-19 emergency, we request that where at all possible people deal with us electronically, either by using:

The PIAB process involves a number of steps, commencing with filling out a claim application online or completing and sending a paper claim form to us by post along with a copy of your medical report and processing fee.  

The fee for applications which use paper or email is €90.  The fee for using the online form is €45.

This PIAB process also involves us notifying the respondent (the person or organisation who you are making a claim against, or their insurers).

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PIAB may also arrange to have an independent medical examination carried out before making an assessment of your claim.

Have more queries? See our Frequently Asked Questions.