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# 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 13,481 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 10,835 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 42,814 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 25,022 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 30,988 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 17,059 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 29,687 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 51,268 Views 57 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 22,111 Views 18 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 59,459 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 35,533 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 24,418 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 40,809 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 176,281 Views 217 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 59,079 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 35,475 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 19,948 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 18,087 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 46,794 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 50,035 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 25,393 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 49,328 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 18,947 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 24,086 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 20,006 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 30,067 Views 0 Comments

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

# compensation - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k
# Work Claim
# Work Claim

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

Dec 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 48,380 Views 0 Comments

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

# compensation - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'

Dec 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,625 Views 0 Comments

Although successful in her claim of sexual harassment, the WRC found the woman wasn’t discriminated against.

# compensation - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality
# Compensation
# Compensation

Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality

Oct 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 22,489 Views 0 Comments

The woman was accused of making “over familiar” comments to other staff.

# compensation - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal
# Crumbling
# Crumbling

'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal

Oct 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 45,011 Views 36 Comments

The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.

# compensation - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub
# Donegal
# Donegal

Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub

Oct 17th 2018, 10:13 AM 21,268 Views 0 Comments

Garda Smith had been a month off work, primarily due to the embarrassment the incident had caused.

# compensation - Monday 1 October, 2018

Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k
# Damages
# Damages

Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k

Oct 1st 2018, 9:16 PM 12,777 Views 0 Comments

Families of the victims have been bringing cases against the Ministry of Defence over the events of 30 January 1972.

# compensation - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'

Sep 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 72,973 Views 38 Comments

The man said he was seen as suspicious “because of the colour of his skin and his beard”.

# compensation - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time

Sep 6th 2018, 6:01 AM 34,288 Views 19 Comments

The man in question had been employed as a mechanic at a garage from 1 July 2003 to 18 March 2017.

# compensation - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'The show's over, you're fired': Barman who says he was accused of stealing funds awarded €16k
# Compensation
# Compensation

'The show's over, you're fired': Barman who says he was accused of stealing funds awarded €16k

Aug 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 32,077 Views 17 Comments

He said that any such claims were totally fictitious and used as an excuse to sack him.

# compensation - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce
# No Signature
# No Signature

Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:42 AM 26,025 Views 41 Comments

The cheques were sent to customers whose flights were delayed or cancelled.

# compensation - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Unforgivable': Worker quits job after boss takes him out to sea to quiz him over missing €10k
# Amusement Company
# Amusement Company

'Unforgivable': Worker quits job after boss takes him out to sea to quiz him over missing €10k

Aug 21st 2018, 7:34 AM 44,673 Views 0 Comments

The worker at an amusement company received €889 after his claim for unfair dismissal was upheld by the WRC.

'Humiliated, belittled, embarassed': Woman awarded €4.2k over Hap discrimination
# Moved Out
# Moved Out

'Humiliated, belittled, embarassed': Woman awarded €4.2k over Hap discrimination

Aug 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 64,820 Views 65 Comments

It was found that the woman was discriminated against by the landlord and was awarded the equivalent of three months’ rent.

# compensation - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation
# PTSD
# PTSD

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

Aug 9th 2018, 6:19 PM 14,846 Views 0 Comments

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

# compensation - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles'

Aug 8th 2018, 8:19 PM 12,627 Views 0 Comments

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

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