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# compensation - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal
# Overcharging
# Overcharging

23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal

Oct 17th 2017, 12:01 PM 14,050 Views 54 Comments

Financial institutions have paid out €163 million to affected customers to date.

# compensation - Monday 18 September, 2017

140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year
# Payback
# Payback

140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year

Sep 18th 2017, 10:35 AM 47,739 Views 98 Comments

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

# compensation - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Passengers urged to check if Ryanair owes them compensation for cancelling flights
# Compensation
# Compensation

Passengers urged to check if Ryanair owes them compensation for cancelling flights

Sep 16th 2017, 2:20 PM 25,021 Views 44 Comments

Hundreds of flights are going to be cancelled.

# compensation - Monday 14 August, 2017

'Living in financial limbo': Victims of tracker mortgage scandal still waiting for answers from banks
# Overcharging
# Overcharging

'Living in financial limbo': Victims of tracker mortgage scandal still waiting for answers from banks

Aug 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,369 Views 31 Comments

Thousands of customers were denied tracker rates and charged a higher rate of interest than they should have been paying.

# compensation - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy

Jul 22nd 2017, 12:26 PM 118,173 Views 45 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the barber discriminated against 13-year-old wheelchair-user Thomas Bermingham on grounds of disability.

# compensation - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building
# Hay Now Hay Now
# Hay Now Hay Now

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building

Jul 6th 2017, 5:28 PM 11,841 Views 60 Comments

Some farmers are talking about taking their kids out of college due to the bad harvest.

# compensation - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Garda and former Galway hurler awarded €30,000 after being injured by getaway car
# Ennis
# Ennis

Garda and former Galway hurler awarded €30,000 after being injured by getaway car

Jul 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,488 Views 12 Comments

A car ran over Kevin Hooban’s leg as he and a colleague attempted to stop it.

# compensation - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Woman awarded €4k in unfair dismissal case after taking 'old and smelly basket' from work
# CanTeen
# CanTeen

Woman awarded €4k in unfair dismissal case after taking 'old and smelly basket' from work

Jun 29th 2017, 7:46 PM 31,990 Views 0 Comments

She said she took the basket from a rubbish dump at work without permission and brought it home to hold flowers.

# compensation - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day'

Jun 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 55,374 Views 43 Comments

The Bank of Ireland customer was first told she was affected in December last year – but has received no additional information since then.

# compensation - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Woman who worked '15-hour days, 7 days a week and wasn't allowed leave house' awarded €67k
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Woman who worked '15-hour days, 7 days a week and wasn't allowed leave house' awarded €67k

Jun 20th 2017, 10:50 PM 40,591 Views 0 Comments

Sultana Anwar alleged that she worked for the Nazirs in this manner for over two years.

# compensation - Friday 5 May, 2017

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms
# Settlement
# Settlement

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

May 5th 2017, 5:26 PM 27,472 Views 7 Comments

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

# compensation - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Real estate agent ordered to pay €3,000 after telling single mother apartment was for couples
# Compensation
# Compensation

Real estate agent ordered to pay €3,000 after telling single mother apartment was for couples

Apr 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 13,983 Views 0 Comments

The real estate agent had told the woman the landlords were looking for a couple.

# compensation - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Tesco to fork out €247 million over accounting scandal
# Paying The Price
# Paying The Price

Tesco to fork out €247 million over accounting scandal

Mar 28th 2017, 11:55 AM 13,635 Views 10 Comments

Tesco has reached a deal that will see the company avoid prosecution.

# compensation - Monday 27 March, 2017

Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab
# Compensation
From The42
# Compensation

Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab

Mar 27th 2017, 4:15 PM 44,081 Views 22 Comments

The Everton and Ireland defender is set for a long spell on the sidelines after breaking his leg against Wales.

# compensation - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates

Mar 23rd 2017, 11:30 AM 10,315 Views 10 Comments

A new report states that 9,900 impacted customer accounts have now been identified by lenders.

# compensation - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Woman who was sacked when six months pregnant to receive €30,000
# Compensation
# Compensation

Woman who was sacked when six months pregnant to receive €30,000

Mar 9th 2017, 10:28 PM 47,714 Views 56 Comments

The woman was told “business is business, enjoy your maternity” when she was sacked.

# compensation - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Compensation culture: 'We can’t apply health and safety standards to the great outdoors'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Compensation culture: 'We can’t apply health and safety standards to the great outdoors'

Feb 26th 2017, 8:45 AM 398 Views 53 Comments

If the Wicklow Way compensation case was successful it would have set a disastrous precedent, writes Andrew Doyle.

# compensation - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Retired garda given €90k in damages after being attacked on duty
# Courts
# Courts

Retired garda given €90k in damages after being attacked on duty

Feb 7th 2017, 11:29 AM 18,094 Views 33 Comments

One of the assailants had shouted “I know where you live. We’ll burn you out.”

# compensation - Monday 6 February, 2017

Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"
# Claims
# Claims

Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"

Feb 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 48,836 Views 45 Comments

The judge also said he found the man to be “guarded and defensive”.

# compensation - Monday 23 January, 2017

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women
# Compensation
# Compensation

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women

Jan 23rd 2017, 9:30 AM 13,312 Views 5 Comments

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

# compensation - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000
# Car Chase
# Car Chase

Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000

Jan 17th 2017, 1:41 PM 24,212 Views 43 Comments

John Sutherland was involved in a head-on collision when chasing two youths who had robbed firearms from a house in Co Waterford.

# compensation - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Boy who cut his knee after tripping over 'vandalised' water meter awarded €12,500
# Settlement
# Settlement

Boy who cut his knee after tripping over 'vandalised' water meter awarded €12,500

Dec 7th 2016, 3:56 PM 22,820 Views 39 Comments

Finn Wallace was playing outside his aunt’s house when his foot was caught in an uncovered and broken water meter.

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack
# Whiplash
# Whiplash

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack

Dec 7th 2016, 8:14 AM 17,608 Views 31 Comments

Detective Garda Clifford Singleton sustained long term neck injuries as a result.

# compensation - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes
# Taking Us For A Ride
# Taking Us For A Ride

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes

Dec 6th 2016, 7:17 PM 29,391 Views 70 Comments

Ireland is also a popular target for ‘fraud tourism’ due to high compensation payouts.

# compensation - Monday 5 December, 2016

Garda who dislocated shoulder at Dublin Airport awarded €93,000
# Deportation
# Deportation

Garda who dislocated shoulder at Dublin Airport awarded €93,000

Dec 5th 2016, 6:25 PM 31,000 Views 59 Comments

Garda Donal Donnellan dislocated his right shoulder twice while dealing with people who had entered the country illegally.

# compensation - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault
# Waterford
# Waterford

Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault

Dec 1st 2016, 6:26 PM 20,211 Views 52 Comments

Gerard Walsh said he thought he would die in the attack, which happened in 1992.

'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon
# Skin Deep
# Skin Deep

'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon

Dec 1st 2016, 6:10 AM 26,985 Views 11 Comments

Margaret McLaughlin decided to treat herself to a facial at Revive salon on the Milltown Road in Dublin.

# compensation - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion
# Compensation
# Compensation

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

Nov 30th 2016, 3:17 PM 27,782 Views 102 Comments

Amanda Mellet was told the child she was carrying would die in the womb or shortly after birth.

# compensation - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Parks service appeals €40,000 payout for woman who fell while hillwalking
# Wicklow Way
# Wicklow Way

Parks service appeals €40,000 payout for woman who fell while hillwalking

Nov 23rd 2016, 5:53 PM 26,590 Views 0 Comments

Teresa Wall said her foot had snagged in a hole in one of the old railway sleepers that made up the boardwalk.

# compensation - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

State apology: 399 women given up to €150,000 each for symphysiotomy procedures
# Compensation
# Compensation

State apology: 399 women given up to €150,000 each for symphysiotomy procedures

Nov 22nd 2016, 4:16 PM 13,882 Views 23 Comments

However Marie O’Connor, spokesperson for a symphysiotomy group, described the grants as “an official whitewash”.

Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex
# Compensation
# Compensation

Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex

Nov 22nd 2016, 3:00 PM 25,995 Views 38 Comments

The incident occurred during a laser gun game which was part of the girl’s 11th birthday celebrations.

# compensation - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry

Nov 17th 2016, 8:39 PM 44,839 Views 0 Comments

They said they were turned away because they had come from the Traveller conference which was being held next door.

# compensation - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000
# Damages
# Damages

Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000

Nov 9th 2016, 6:10 PM 31,590 Views 51 Comments

Mr Justice Anthony Barr made the award to Ligia Pop against C Morton & Sons Ltd.

# compensation - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group
# Compensation
# Compensation

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Nov 8th 2016, 3:41 PM 11,439 Views 15 Comments

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

# compensation - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot
# Damages
# Damages

Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot

Nov 1st 2016, 3:45 PM 17,260 Views 6 Comments

The boy was playing at the time.

# compensation - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages
# Compensation
# Compensation

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages

Jul 12th 2016, 1:06 PM 25,583 Views 85 Comments

The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.

# compensation - Friday 8 July, 2016

Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco
# Compensation
# Compensation

Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco

Jul 8th 2016, 3:56 PM 35,677 Views 64 Comments

The woman suffers ongoing shoulder pain and had to leave her job as a result of the incident.

# compensation - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million
# Compensation
# Compensation

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

May 21st 2016, 12:31 PM 16,697 Views 100 Comments

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

# compensation - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising
# Lost Property And Animals
# Lost Property And Animals

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

Apr 21st 2016, 6:00 AM 10,319 Views 9 Comments

More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.

# compensation - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'

Mar 30th 2016, 10:02 PM 13,799 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday it was confirmed that no criminal charges are going to be brought forward in the case.