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# Circuit Civil Court

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# Circuit Civil Court
Child awarded €20,000 in damages over wrongful dispensing of sedation drug
The court heard that the child, then aged 15 months, had to be weaned off the drug under medical supervision.
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# Circuit Civil Court
Soldier sues Defence Minister after being injured in training exercise five years ago
The soldier, who was 19 at the time of the incident, is sueing for €60,000 in damages
# Glenda Cimino
Poet settles €60,000 personal injuries claim against Arnotts for undisclosed sum
Glenda Cimino claimed to have struck her left shin against a protruding low shelf at a shoe display in Arnotts.
# Circuit Civil Court
Schoolgirls wrongly accused of shoplifting were 'extremely upset and embarrassed', court hears
In August 2018, the girls were stopped and told they had been recorded on video robbing in the shop.
# Defamation
'It should never have happened': Traveller family who were denied entry to pub awarded €33,000
The judge said the O’Connors were denied entry because of their ethnicity and a deliberate policy to exclude travellers.
# Circuit Civil Court
Mick Wallace agrees to give bank keys to Clontarf home after Christmas
The court earlier heard that Wallace threatened to burn down the property.
# Courts
Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight
The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.
# Damages
Boy (14) awarded €18k after saw fell on his foot during woodwork class at school
The teenager fractured his foot in the incident.
# Circuit Civil Court
Patient awarded €10k over medical negligence at Mater Private Hospital
A man put under anaesthetic for an operation never had his procedure due to the disappearance of a critical piece of medical equipment.
# Inch Distillery
Gin distillery in Dublin will be allowed sell gin to people on factory tours, court rules
Prior to the introduction of the Intoxicating Liquor Act last year craft distilleries and breweries were unable to sell alcohol to people touring their premises.
# Circuit Civil Court
Boy (7) who was trapped in apartment complex lift for 40 minutes awarded €40k
The boy suffered from asthma and his father was told on the fourth alarm call that the fire brigade had not yet been alerted.
# Circuit Civil Court
Estate of deceased councillor allowed to continue defamation case against journalist Gemma O'Doherty
The matter arises from O’Doherty’s documentary about the unsolved disappearance of Mary Boyle in 1977.
# Gymnastics Ireland
Girl (6) who suffered 'nasty' laceration to knee while practising gymnastics awarded €30k
The schoolgirl had been working on a trampoline when the accident happened in May 2017.
# Dunnes Stores
Woman who alleges being accused of stealing €1 shopping bag from Dunnes Stores settles defamation case
Details of the settlement were not disclosed in court.
# Courts
Girl left with scar after falling from climbing frame at Dublin crèche awarded €27,500
Caoilfhionn O’Donnell four years old when she was injured at the creche in south Dublin.
# staged crash
Two fraudsters told they must pay €23k for private detectives who tracked them down
The two men hired a Ford Fiesta at Dublin Airport so they could “crash” it into another car in a staged accident.
# Courts
€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.
# Court
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.
# Courts
Woman awarded €10k in damages over allegation by Dunnes Stores that she failed to pay for bag of potatoes
The women has been awarded €10,000 in damages.
# buggin
Toddler who drank from water bottle allegedly containing an earwig awarded €6,000 in damages
The award was made in the Circuit Civil Court for personal injuries.
# Circuit Civil Court
Judge hears all cases under garda surveillance after threat of 'hand grenade day'
Judge Jacqueline Linnane was put on notice of the threat just before she was due to sit in the Circuit Civil Court.
# Damages
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.
# compensation
Boy (4) awarded €46,000 after he fell from wooden pallets while at a creche
The child suffered a laceration above his right eyebrow.
# Court
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.
# Circuit Civil Court
Judge refuses settlement after girl (6) suffered slice wound to her chest at Eddie Rockets
The judge thinks that the €19,500 offer may not be enough.
# Whiskeytown
Judge grants order allowing distillery to serve booze in former church
St James’s was initially a Roman Catholic church that became Protestant after the Reformation in 1539.
# giraffe childcare
Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche'
The parents reached a settlement in court today.
# Courts
Schoolgirl bitten on the face by dog awarded €20,000 in damages
The girl was bitten a number of times.
# Damages
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.
# Blanchardstown
Man who claimed he was falsely accused of not paying for a jambon pastry awarded €20,000
Anthony Maher claimed that in August 2014 he bought and paid for several items at Centra Corduff in Blanchardstown before being questioned by two staff members.
# thrown out
Woman who told specialist she couldn't move her leg loses €60k claim after being videoed jogging
Lamidi said she had been driving on a provisional licence for the past 17 years.
# Circuit Civil Court
Young girl receives €17,500 after being fed "excessively hot soup" by creche
Emily Murphy was aged one at the time of the incident.
# Circuit Civil Court
Former hairdresser who claimed she was intimidated by ex-employer awarded €25,000 in damages
The man had accused her of theft.
# Courts
'Serious sewage problem' at Dublin house where up to 70 people had been living
Up to 70 tenants were until recently occupying a living room, a dining room, bedrooms and the basement of the south Dublin house.
# Damages
Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel
The judge said, “It was an accident waiting to happen”.
# compensation
Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex
The incident occurred during a laser gun game which was part of the girl’s 11th birthday celebrations.
# Damages
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.
# St James’s Hospital
Woman who slipped on human faeces at hospital awarded €16,000
Rachel Mooney was carrying trays and dishes at St James’s Hospital when the incident occurred.
# joxer dalys
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.
# Circuit Civil Court
Judge allows payment to mother but reminds her it is her 'moral duty' to provide for her kids
The woman applied for a payment from funds awarded to her children.