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#Damages

# damages - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Air hostess awarded €30k damages against Ryanair after falling down plane stairs

The court heard that she had struck her head and had been knocked unconscious for a brief period.

# damages - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

€25k award for bus passenger who was injured after driver braked to avoid hitting man

The court heard that the woman had been thrown forward, injuring her face, neck, shoulders and arm.

# damages - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Man who was told he 'must be a drug dealer' by Spar store director awarded €25k in damages

The incident happened in a store in Lucan, Dublin on 31 October 2014.

# damages - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Eight-month-old awarded €27.5k after pulling boiling water on herself at Chinese restaurant

The court heard the water was placed in front of her, and before her parents could react she had spilled it.

# damages - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger

The payment was in relation to an incident that took place at Pearse Station in 2013.

# damages - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000

The UCD student was awarded the damages two hours before his graduation.

# damages - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

A Mayo woman who lost €400k on Dubai and Portugal properties is suing her financial advisor

Ellen O’Mahony made the investments from the proceeds of the sale of her late husband’s pub.

# damages - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From The42 Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test Defamation

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test

Roselyne Bachelot made the accusations on French television last year.

# damages - Friday 10 November, 2017

Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation

Dorota Murat was fired five weeks after informing bosses she was pregnant.

# damages - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose

Angelo Cloonan is seeking a damages claim from the HSE.

# damages - Monday 28 August, 2017

Companies allegedly transferred hazardous waste to north Dublin landfill after describing it as safe

An action for damages against the three companies has been launched by Murphy Environmental Hollywood and Integrated Materials Solutions Partnership.

# damages - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Woman awarded €1.2m in libel damages from Independent News and Media to sue former solicitors

Solicitors McCann FitzGerald had represented Monica Leech in three libel actions against the media group dating from 2005.

# damages - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Producer Quincy Jones wins €8 million in damages from Michael Jackson's estate

A lawyer representing Jackson’s estate said: “This is a grab for money that Mr Jones isn’t entitled to”.

# damages - Friday 16 June, 2017

Court of Appeal finds woman who sued partner's parents after she lost an eye entitled to €200,000

A damages claim had been dismissed by the High Court in 2012.

# damages - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court

The judgement was given by a chamber of seven judges.

# damages - Monday 3 April, 2017

Judge says chasing should not be banned in schools after student loses damages claim

The presiding judge said games of chase in schoolyards could not be prohibited.

Dental nurse called 'a f***ing skankhole' by Dublin Bus driver loses 75k damages claim

The bus driver cursed at her for not picking up litter, a court had heard.

# damages - Monday 20 March, 2017

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport

The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

# damages - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall

The shop denied negligence in the case.

# damages - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled

The comments were made at a hearing where a young boy was awarded €25,000 in damages after being bitten by a neighbour’s German Shepherd.

# damages - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500

Her finger was pierced by a sharp piece of metal under a chair in a restaurant.

# damages - Friday 17 February, 2017

High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way

The judge said the woman was genuine, but had been negligent when she fell.

# damages - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

# damages - Monday 19 December, 2016

Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel

The judge said, “It was an accident waiting to happen”.

# damages - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood

The father’s application to the Hepatitis C Tribunal was refused.

# damages - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon

Margaret McLaughlin decided to treat herself to a facial at Revive salon on the Milltown Road in Dublin.

# damages - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Boy (9) awarded €11,595 after claiming one-kilo dumbbell fell on his head in Dunnes Stores

The court heard the incident happened five years ago when the boy was four years old.

# damages - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000

Mr Justice Anthony Barr made the award to Ligia Pop against C Morton & Sons Ltd.

# damages - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot

The boy was playing at the time.

# damages - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station

The judge ruled that Irish Rail has to warn passengers about the gap.

# damages - Friday 21 October, 2016

Dublin pub loses case after showing Premier League matches without proper licence

Long Island Bar on Dorset Street was accused of showing two matches without a proper licence.

# damages - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Artist Kevin Sharkey ordered to pay €5,000 damages over tweet claiming Kerryman was 'racist'

Sharkey was not present in court for the proceedings.

# damages - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub

The men paid €9,000 in compensation to the victim.

Woman wins €15,000 damages after 'vicious assault' by nightclub bouncer

28-year-old Elaine Bennett was attacked by bouncers outside Krystle nightclub in Dublin city centre on New Year’s Eve 2014.

# damages - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages

She is thought to have fallen out of the window when she was chasing a ball.

# damages - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Ex-garda who "reluctantly retired" after being assaulted on duty awarded €195,000 in compensation

The ex-garda had been arresting a man for public order offences when he was assaulted.

# damages - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman loses €60k damages claim over broken finger and lost nail

The law student was suing a shop in Dublin after her hand got caught in its door.

# damages - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Mother who put her children in Tesco trolley which toppled loses €60,000 damages claim

The trolley toppled as the woman left Tesco.

# damages - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages

The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.

# damages - Friday 8 July, 2016

Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco

The woman suffers ongoing shoulder pain and had to leave her job as a result of the incident.

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