The level of the offer made by the Injuries Board would give you an idea what Court
The District Court deals with awards up to €6800
The Circuit Court deals with awards up to €38,000
The High Court deals with awards from €38,001 upwards
If you have ongoing pain and suffering a Court will split your injuries into different sections. These are general damages and special damages (outlays you have incurred as a result of your injury). There is also pain and suffering into the future, cost of treatment into the future all of which will add up and you are better to go to a higher court than a lower court in case the Judge is limited by the level of the Court he sits in.