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# 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 50,525 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 21,346 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 12,830 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 76,765 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 34,455 Views 14 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 32,120 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 26,063 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 44,718 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 65,796 Views 62 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 14,870 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 12,680 Views 0 Comments

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

# compensation - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000

Aug 5th 2018, 10:00 PM 87,607 Views 62 Comments

The company in question did not appear at the Labour Court hearing regarding the woman’s complaint.

# compensation - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Thalidomide makers didn't adequately respond to 'absolute tragedy unfolding in front of them', court hears
# Compensation
# Compensation

Thalidomide makers didn't adequately respond to 'absolute tragedy unfolding in front of them', court hears

Jul 31st 2018, 4:53 PM 14,777 Views 0 Comments

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

# compensation - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair
# Equality
# Equality

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 10:57 PM 74,957 Views 0 Comments

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

# compensation - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation

Jul 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 41,550 Views 0 Comments

The former technician at the wind farm services company won his unfair dismissal case at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# compensation - Friday 13 July, 2018

Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion damages in talcum powder cancer case
# Compensation
# Compensation

Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion damages in talcum powder cancer case

Jul 13th 2018, 8:25 AM 62,028 Views 22 Comments

The plaintiffs said using the talc for personal hygiene had caused ovarian cancer.

# compensation - Monday 9 July, 2018

Retired garda awarded €9,000 for injuries suffered when arresting 'violent drunk' in 2013
# Cavan
# Cavan

Retired garda awarded €9,000 for injuries suffered when arresting 'violent drunk' in 2013

Jul 9th 2018, 3:37 PM 16,654 Views 11 Comments

Garda Gary Tobin had been knocked to the ground, injuring his lower back and right leg.

# compensation - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Traveller charity ordered to pay €17,500 for unfairly dismissing woman who raised concerns over garda vetting
# Compensation
# Compensation

Traveller charity ordered to pay €17,500 for unfairly dismissing woman who raised concerns over garda vetting

Jun 7th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,962 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she was concerned about how the place was being run.

# compensation - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal
# Tracker Mortgage Scandal

3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified

Apr 25th 2018, 12:01 PM 13,711 Views 52 Comments

37,100 customers affected by the scandal have now been identified, with €459 million in redress paid to date.

# compensation - Thursday 29 March, 2018

A man with no computer literacy had money stolen from him using his online banking service
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

A man with no computer literacy had money stolen from him using his online banking service

Mar 29th 2018, 4:09 PM 22,664 Views 6 Comments

The case was mediated on by the Financial Services Ombudsman, and the man’s family were awarded €8,000.

# compensation - Friday 23 March, 2018

Garda and former Tipp hurling captain awarded €195k for suffering 'devastating injuries' on duty
# Compensation
# Compensation

Garda and former Tipp hurling captain awarded €195k for suffering 'devastating injuries' on duty

Mar 23rd 2018, 8:05 PM 77,619 Views 26 Comments

Garda Aidan Flanagan was kicked in the back while arresting a youth for burglary.

# compensation - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Couple awarded €20,000 after being wrongly accused of not paying for a meal at a restaurant
# Defamation
# Defamation

Couple awarded €20,000 after being wrongly accused of not paying for a meal at a restaurant

Mar 8th 2018, 12:55 PM 52,392 Views 0 Comments

The couple had been at the restaurant for a family meal.

# compensation - Monday 26 February, 2018

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage
# Compensation
# Compensation

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage

Feb 26th 2018, 10:41 AM 49,018 Views 58 Comments

The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.

# compensation - Monday 19 February, 2018

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation
# Waterford
# Waterford

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation

Feb 19th 2018, 5:12 PM 23,461 Views 36 Comments

One of the men also threatened to kill him with an iron bar.

# compensation - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment
# Compensation
# Compensation

Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment

Feb 8th 2018, 6:05 AM 41,341 Views 0 Comments

The Circuit Civil Court ruled last week in favour of Sarah Doupe over an incident that happened in 2013.

# compensation - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed
# Compensation
# Compensation

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed

Feb 6th 2018, 8:01 PM 12,965 Views 22 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there was an “onus” on the banks to get in contact with these customers.

# compensation - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 31st 2018, 2:51 PM 41,832 Views 0 Comments

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

# compensation - Friday 26 January, 2018

€5.7 million paid to gardaí in compensation for on duty injuries last year
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

€5.7 million paid to gardaí in compensation for on duty injuries last year

Jan 26th 2018, 2:28 PM 13,676 Views 35 Comments

Between 2007 and 2016, a total of €72.4 million has been paid out.

# compensation - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tracker mortgage scandal: AIB did not consider 'the potential fallout'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Tracker mortgage scandal: AIB did not consider 'the potential fallout'

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:14 PM 16,858 Views 41 Comments

About 10,000 account holders were impacted by the scandal.

# compensation - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Boy (4) awarded €46,000 after he fell from wooden pallets while at a creche
# Compensation
# Compensation

Boy (4) awarded €46,000 after he fell from wooden pallets while at a creche

Dec 20th 2017, 1:35 PM 25,379 Views 0 Comments

The child suffered a laceration above his right eyebrow.

# compensation - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k
# Compensation
# Compensation

A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k

Dec 13th 2017, 4:38 PM 50,512 Views 51 Comments

The man’s spouse was stuck in a hostile situation with young men carrying weapons.

# compensation - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Judge praises Limerick hurler awarded €31k after garda car was rammed for not exaggerating injuries
# Nigel Carey
# Nigel Carey

Judge praises Limerick hurler awarded €31k after garda car was rammed for not exaggerating injuries

Nov 28th 2017, 1:35 PM 29,121 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in October 2010.

# compensation - Sunday 19 November, 2017

'It's been two months, it's just not on': Customers say Ryanair still owes money after cancellations
# Compensation
# Compensation

'It's been two months, it's just not on': Customers say Ryanair still owes money after cancellations

Nov 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 28,894 Views 52 Comments

Ryanair customers told TheJournal.ie that, despite numerous contacts with customer services, they have not yet received compensation.

# compensation - Thursday 16 November, 2017

After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m
# Compensation
# Compensation

After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m

Nov 16th 2017, 10:14 AM 10,300 Views 22 Comments

KBC estimates up to 1,661 of its customers may have been impacted.

# compensation - Friday 10 November, 2017

Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation
# Crabby Jo's
# Crabby Jo's

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

Nov 10th 2017, 4:32 PM 42,334 Views 48 Comments

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

# compensation - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview
# Government
# Government

'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview

Nov 8th 2017, 4:15 PM 135,781 Views 54 Comments

The woman said she felt “exposed” by being asked the question in such a situation.

# compensation - Monday 6 November, 2017

Garda who suffered internal injuries during violent arrest awarded €36k in compensation
# Line Of Duty
# Line Of Duty

Garda who suffered internal injuries during violent arrest awarded €36k in compensation

Nov 6th 2017, 3:00 PM 13,943 Views 23 Comments

Garda Nicola Gorman was kicked and punched in the ribs, chest and lower back by a man who was resisting arrest.

# compensation - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages
# Courts
# Courts

Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages

Oct 31st 2017, 10:12 PM 26,727 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Dawid Szafirowski, now aged six, had three times been referred to accident and emergency units and twice detained for treatment of his illness.

# compensation - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Tracker mortgage victim speaks of 'constant harassment' from bank for arrears
# Compensation
# Compensation

Tracker mortgage victim speaks of 'constant harassment' from bank for arrears

Oct 25th 2017, 6:20 AM 23,258 Views 43 Comments

Both David Greaves and his wife were diagnosed with cancer in the time it took for them to get back their money and €9,000 in compensation.

# compensation - Monday 23 October, 2017

Tracker scandal: Repayments by Christmas as Donohoe bemoans 'cultural issue' with banks
# Compensation
# Compensation

Tracker scandal: Repayments by Christmas as Donohoe bemoans 'cultural issue' with banks

Oct 23rd 2017, 10:06 PM 21,430 Views 97 Comments

The CEOs of Bank of Ireland, Permanent TSB and KBC held talks with the Minister for Finance today.