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#compensation

# compensation - Monday 12 September, 2022

'Left high and dry': Wheelchair users hit out at damage caused while flying
# Disability
# Disability

'Left high and dry': Wheelchair users hit out at damage caused while flying

Sep 12th 2022, 7:00 AM 17,667 Views 12 Comments

‘What’s not understood by airlines and baggage handlers is that the wheelchair is basically somebody’s legs.’

# compensation - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

School ordered to pay €3,300 to 60-year-old teacher over 'energy' question during job interview
# Compensation
# Compensation

School ordered to pay €3,300 to 60-year-old teacher over 'energy' question during job interview

Jun 15th 2022, 7:13 PM 71,774 Views 0 Comments

The teacher lost out in the job competition to an applicant who was 30 years younger.

# compensation - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Circuit court overturns WRC ruling that gave father €3k in school gender discrimination dispute
# Court
# Court

Circuit court overturns WRC ruling that gave father €3k in school gender discrimination dispute

May 31st 2022, 6:05 PM 20,801 Views 0 Comments

The judge ruled that the school’s actions could not be determined to be gender discrimination.

# compensation - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Dublin City Council ordered to pay tenants €11,000 over ‘damp, mould and mildew’ in flat
# Compensation
# Compensation

Dublin City Council ordered to pay tenants €11,000 over ‘damp, mould and mildew’ in flat

May 12th 2022, 5:16 PM 24,863 Views 0 Comments

An engineer told the court that there were also defects with regard to ventilation, insulation, flooding, overcrowding.

# compensation - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

'My son lost his smile': Families say South Kerry CAMHS compensation scheme must be non-adversarial
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'My son lost his smile': Families say South Kerry CAMHS compensation scheme must be non-adversarial

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 9:10 AM 24,138 Views 2 Comments

“There’s nothing really that can compensate for the last four years,” one father said.

# compensation - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

'No understanding of trauma': Survivors hit out at 6-month rule & legal waiver in redress scheme
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'No understanding of trauma': Survivors hit out at 6-month rule & legal waiver in redress scheme

Nov 16th 2021, 7:15 PM 19,802 Views 0 Comments

The Government unveiled the long-awaited Mother and Baby Home redress scheme earlier today.

'Can you put a price on trauma?': Redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes ready
# Compensation
# Compensation

'Can you put a price on trauma?': Redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes ready

Nov 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 5,672 Views 6 Comments

The Cabinet is set to sign off on the details of a long-awaited redress scheme later today.

# compensation - Saturday 16 October, 2021

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike
# Compensation
# Compensation

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike

Oct 16th 2021, 12:09 PM 14,262 Views 16 Comments

The US drone strike took place as American forces were completing their withdrawal.

# compensation - Friday 13 August, 2021

Sport firm dismisses credit controller after Covid childcare issue in remote working row
# Compensation
# Compensation

Sport firm dismisses credit controller after Covid childcare issue in remote working row

Aug 13th 2021, 4:50 PM 35,604 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission has recommended that the firm pay her €10,000 in compensation.

# compensation - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming  ban and compensation scheme for farmers
# Mink Farming
# Mink Farming

'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming ban and compensation scheme for farmers

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 2:38 PM 22,533 Views 44 Comments

The prohibition is not expected to begin until next year, allowing farmers to see out the 2021 season.

# compensation - Friday 4 June, 2021

Police forces agree Hillsborough cover-up compensation for 601 victims
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Police forces agree Hillsborough cover-up compensation for 601 victims

Jun 4th 2021, 12:39 PM 10,519 Views 14 Comments

The South Yorkshire and West Midlands forces agreed the settlement following a civil claim for misfeasance in a public office.

# compensation - Monday 31 May, 2021

DCU told to pay €27,500 for victimising former employee who made sexual harassment complaint
# Compensation
# Compensation

DCU told to pay €27,500 for victimising former employee who made sexual harassment complaint

May 31st 2021, 10:21 PM 30,690 Views 0 Comments

Rene O’Reilly told the hearing that her “reputation was ruined because of the dismissal and she was out of work for a year and lost her home”.

# compensation - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Offaly woman attacked by pitbull terrier gets €122,000 in damages
# Compensation
# Compensation

Offaly woman attacked by pitbull terrier gets €122,000 in damages

May 20th 2021, 12:25 PM 38,328 Views 0 Comments

Colene Killian has undergone surgery multiple times due to her injuries.

# compensation - Sunday 4 April, 2021

'Pay us and acknowledge what happened': Mother and baby home survivors want compensation and a remembrance day
# Redress
# Redress

'Pay us and acknowledge what happened': Mother and baby home survivors want compensation and a remembrance day

Apr 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,524 Views 41 Comments

Some survivors have also called on the government to take legal action against the religious orders who ran the institutions if they refuse to pay financial compensation.

# compensation - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

The State has paid out over €1 billion in compensation to victims of contaminated blood products
# Finlay Tribunal
# Finlay Tribunal

The State has paid out over €1 billion in compensation to victims of contaminated blood products

Jan 12th 2021, 10:20 PM 15,077 Views 8 Comments

The tribunal has been hearing claims on a continuous basis since March 1996.

# compensation - Friday 21 August, 2020

Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules
# Troubles
# Troubles

Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules

Aug 21st 2020, 12:47 PM 10,892 Views 7 Comments

The payment scheme should have opened to applications at the end of May.

# compensation - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Lidl ordered to pay €17k after demoting manager to clerk following misconduct claims
# Compensation
# Compensation

Lidl ordered to pay €17k after demoting manager to clerk following misconduct claims

Feb 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 43,304 Views 0 Comments

James Murphy had been working for the company for 16 years.

# compensation - Monday 27 January, 2020

Wife and children of murdered garda Tony Golden agree €1.4m settlement
# High Court
# High Court

Wife and children of murdered garda Tony Golden agree €1.4m settlement

Jan 27th 2020, 12:35 PM 25,304 Views 0 Comments

The garda was killed as he responded to a domestic violence complaint in 2015.

# compensation - Monday 23 December, 2019

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims
# Compensation
# Compensation

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims

Dec 23rd 2019, 5:51 PM 31,646 Views 0 Comments

The order was made by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade
# Steep Increase
# Steep Increase

Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade

Dec 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 17,273 Views 61 Comments

The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath via parliamentary question.

# compensation - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:05 PM 30,067 Views 0 Comments

The man’s employer blamed the ‘communication thing’.

# compensation - Monday 9 September, 2019

'We're being fed this lie': Exposing the myths of Ireland's 'compo culture'
# Slip And Sue
# Slip And Sue

'We're being fed this lie': Exposing the myths of Ireland's 'compo culture'

Sep 9th 2019, 12:01 AM 52,226 Views 58 Comments

Personal injury awards have been dropping despite suggestions that out-of-control claims are feeding prices.

# compensation - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Magdalene Laundry survivor (80) awarded settlement for unpaid work
# Mary Cavner
# Mary Cavner

Magdalene Laundry survivor (80) awarded settlement for unpaid work

Aug 21st 2019, 3:19 PM 22,193 Views 21 Comments

Mary Cavner worked at the Good Shepherd’s Convent in Co Cork following her father’s death.

Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'

Aug 21st 2019, 6:20 AM 59,992 Views 0 Comments

The general manager was effectively demoted after returning from maternity leave.

# compensation - Monday 1 July, 2019

Garda whose legs were crushed in assault awarded €975,000
# Meath
# Meath

Garda whose legs were crushed in assault awarded €975,000

Jul 1st 2019, 4:17 PM 35,847 Views 33 Comments

Ciaran Murrihy was deliberately crushed between a stolen car and a garda vehicle, breaking his legs.

# compensation - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Truck driver awarded €22k after being dismissed as a result of an oil spillage
# Compensation
# Compensation

Truck driver awarded €22k after being dismissed as a result of an oil spillage

Jun 6th 2019, 6:20 AM 24,526 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the workplace relations commission.

# compensation - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case
# Insurance
# Insurance

'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case

May 30th 2019, 1:59 PM 40,919 Views 55 Comments

Fine Gael announced yesterday it will launch an internal review of the case.

# compensation - Monday 27 May, 2019

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'

May 27th 2019, 1:09 PM 176,808 Views 219 Comments

TD Maria Bailey defended taking a claim against a hotel after falling off a swing.

# compensation - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel
# Compensation
# Compensation

'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel

May 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 59,123 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Independent reports today that TD Maria Bailey has dropped her claim against The Dean hotel.

# compensation - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'Upsetting and humiliating': AIB ordered to pay €4,000 to Syrian dentist over account refusal
# WRC
# WRC

'Upsetting and humiliating': AIB ordered to pay €4,000 to Syrian dentist over account refusal

Apr 9th 2019, 4:44 PM 35,652 Views 37 Comments

The discrimination case was taken before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

# compensation - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy

Apr 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 20,292 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

# compensation - Friday 29 March, 2019

Over €100k paid out in compensation to two families of prisoners who died from self-inflicted injuries
# PAC
# PAC

Over €100k paid out in compensation to two families of prisoners who died from self-inflicted injuries

Mar 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,182 Views 22 Comments

That’s according to documents provided to the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

# compensation - Monday 11 March, 2019

Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud
# Slovenia
# Slovenia

Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud

Mar 11th 2019, 10:30 PM 46,941 Views 41 Comments

Authorities managed to pick up the hand and have it sewed back on in time.

# compensation - Friday 22 February, 2019

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k
# Personal Injury Claim
# Personal Injury Claim

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k

Feb 22nd 2019, 3:13 PM 50,169 Views 0 Comments

The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.

# compensation - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist
# Deception
# Deception

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

Feb 20th 2019, 4:29 PM 25,480 Views 0 Comments

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

# compensation - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Dental worker who discovered hidden camera pointed at her desk awarded €5,000
# Compensation
# Compensation

Dental worker who discovered hidden camera pointed at her desk awarded €5,000

Feb 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 49,376 Views 0 Comments

In the case before the WRC, the employee said she was left with no choice but to leave her job after the discovery.

# compensation - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Garda awarded just under €40k after being kicked and injured by woman in patrol car
# Garda Compensation
# Garda Compensation

Garda awarded just under €40k after being kicked and injured by woman in patrol car

Feb 5th 2019, 10:21 PM 19,072 Views 0 Comments

Garda Sinead McBride had developed post-traumatic rotator cup tendonitis in her left shoulder.

# compensation - Friday 1 February, 2019

US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin
# Compensation
# Compensation

US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin

Feb 1st 2019, 7:30 AM 24,181 Views 42 Comments

Syrian military and intelligence tracked the broadcasts of Colvin and other journalists covering the siege of Homs to the media centre.

# compensation - Monday 28 January, 2019

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations
# WB Yeats
# WB Yeats

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations

Jan 28th 2019, 6:48 PM 20,039 Views 23 Comments

The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.

# compensation - Monday 14 January, 2019

Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours awarded €25k compensation
# Garda Thomas Fay
# Garda Thomas Fay

Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours awarded €25k compensation

Jan 14th 2019, 5:31 PM 30,134 Views 0 Comments

The garda was found to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the incident.

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