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# personal injury claim
Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k
The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.
# Deception
Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist
No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.
# compensation
Dental worker who discovered hidden camera pointed at her desk awarded €5,000
In the case before the WRC, the employee said she was left with no choice but to leave her job after the discovery.
# garda compensation
Garda awarded just under €40k after being kicked and injured by woman in patrol car
Garda Sinead McBride had developed post-traumatic rotator cup tendonitis in her left shoulder.
# compensation
US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin
Syrian military and intelligence tracked the broadcasts of Colvin and other journalists covering the siege of Homs to the media centre.
# WB Yeats
Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations
The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.
# garda thomas fay
Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours awarded €25k compensation
The garda was found to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the incident.
# work claim
Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k
The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.
# compensation
Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'
Although successful in her claim of sexual harassment, the WRC found the woman wasn’t discriminated against.
# compensation
Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality
The woman was accused of making “over familiar” comments to other staff.
# crumbling
'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal
The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.
# Donegal
Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub
Garda Smith had been a month off work, primarily due to the embarrassment the incident had caused.
# Damages
Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k
Families of the victims have been bringing cases against the Ministry of Defence over the events of 30 January 1972.
# compensation
Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'
The man said he was seen as suspicious “because of the colour of his skin and his beard”.
# Unfair Dismissal
Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time
The man in question had been employed as a mechanic at a garage from 1 July 2003 to 18 March 2017.
# compensation
'The show's over, you're fired': Barman who says he was accused of stealing funds awarded €16k
He said that any such claims were totally fictitious and used as an excuse to sack him.
# no signature
Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce
The cheques were sent to customers whose flights were delayed or cancelled.
# amusement company
'Unforgivable': Worker quits job after boss takes him out to sea to quiz him over missing €10k
The worker at an amusement company received €889 after his claim for unfair dismissal was upheld by the WRC.
# moved out
'Humiliated, belittled, embarassed': Woman awarded €4.2k over Hap discrimination
It was found that the woman was discriminated against by the landlord and was awarded the equivalent of three months’ rent.
Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation
A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.
# compensation
Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles'
26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.
# Unfair Dismissal
Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000
The company in question did not appear at the Labour Court hearing regarding the woman’s complaint.
# compensation
Thalidomide makers didn't adequately respond to 'absolute tragedy unfolding in front of them', court hears
26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.
# Equality
'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair
Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.
# Unfair Dismissal
Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation
The former technician at the wind farm services company won his unfair dismissal case at the Workplace Relations Commission.
# compensation
Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion damages in talcum powder cancer case
The plaintiffs said using the talc for personal hygiene had caused ovarian cancer.
# Cavan
Retired garda awarded €9,000 for injuries suffered when arresting 'violent drunk' in 2013
Garda Gary Tobin had been knocked to the ground, injuring his lower back and right leg.
# compensation
Traveller charity ordered to pay €17,500 for unfairly dismissing woman who raised concerns over garda vetting
The woman said she was concerned about how the place was being run.
# tracker mortgage scandal
3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified
37,100 customers affected by the scandal have now been identified, with €459 million in redress paid to date.
# Ombudsman
A man with no computer literacy had money stolen from him using his online banking service
The case was mediated on by the Financial Services Ombudsman, and the man’s family were awarded €8,000.
# compensation
Garda and former Tipp hurling captain awarded €195k for suffering 'devastating injuries' on duty
Garda Aidan Flanagan was kicked in the back while arresting a youth for burglary.
# Defamation
Couple awarded €20,000 after being wrongly accused of not paying for a meal at a restaurant
The couple had been at the restaurant for a family meal.
# compensation
Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage
The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.
# Waterford
Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation
One of the men also threatened to kill him with an iron bar.
# compensation
Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment
The Circuit Civil Court ruled last week in favour of Sarah Doupe over an incident that happened in 2013.
# compensation
Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there was an “onus” on the banks to get in contact with these customers.
# Irish Rail
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.
# On the rise
€5.7 million paid to gardaí in compensation for on duty injuries last year
Between 2007 and 2016, a total of €72.4 million has been paid out.
# compensation
Tracker mortgage scandal: AIB did not consider 'the potential fallout'
About 10,000 account holders were impacted by the scandal.
# 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.