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# compensation
Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex
The incident occurred during a laser gun game which was part of the girl’s 11th birthday celebrations.
# Discrimination
Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry
They said they were turned away because they had come from the Traveller conference which was being held next door.
# Damages
Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000
Mr Justice Anthony Barr made the award to Ligia Pop against C Morton & Sons Ltd.
# compensation
HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group
Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.
# Damages
Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot
The boy was playing at the time.
# compensation
Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages
The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.
# compensation
Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco
The woman suffers ongoing shoulder pain and had to leave her job as a result of the incident.
# compensation
Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million
Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.
# lost property and animals
Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising
More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.
# compensation
Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'
Yesterday it was confirmed that no criminal charges are going to be brought forward in the case.
# compensation
Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals
Football’s governing body has accepted that World Cup votes were sold but wants compensation from those involved for ‘tarnishing its brand’.
# High Court
Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages
The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.
# Settled
Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita
31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died in Galway hospital in 2012.
# Dublin
Former restaurant manager awarded €18,000 in damages after cutting foot on broken flower pot plate
Angela Gamble told the Circuit Civil Court that she saw blood coming out of her shoe after walking over the broken ceramic plate.
# shredding dispute
Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records
The move comes after symphysiotomy survivors objected to an online notice warning them that unclaimed medical records would be destroyed.
# Dog Attack
Schoolgirl awarded €40k after 'savage' attack by neighbour's dog
The court was told the dog, named Sophie, had bitten the six-year-old in the face, lacerating her upper lip.
# compensation
Girl (5) who cut leg to the bone on 'knife-edged' toilet roll holder awarded €40,000
Katie Carroll McGowan has been left with a permanent scar from the accident.
# Damages
Dunnes worker awarded €15k after slipping on wet floor while carrying box of doughnuts
Alison Leavey’s wrist was injured after it was caught in a door.
# compensation
'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal
The unarmed garda faced down and disarmed a robber who had been trained by the Lithuanian military.
# Highland Radio
Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal
The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that Steven Lynch was justified in resigning his position at Highland Radio.
# wedge roll
Woman who slipped on Dunnes Stores potato wedge wins €23,000 in damages
The slip made her back and neck problems come back.
# compensation
Sacked Connacht Gold employee denies writing 'vulgar' comment on milk carton
Shop steward Conor Rafter was awarded €25,000 in compensation under the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007.
# compensation
Expectant mothers experienced 75 'extreme' incidents in Irish hospitals last year
The State Claims Agency said Ireland’s national incident rates are “not dissimilar to international figures”.
# Employment Appeals Tribunal
Man 'isolated, bullied and harassed' by work managers awarded €20,000
The Employment Appeals Tribunal found that Daniel O’Reilly was constructively dismissed.
# Deregulation
The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis
Three men have lost their High Court case.
# Afghanistan
After patients burn to death in hospital bombing, charity refuses to take US money
President Barack Obama has apologised to the charity, admitting the attack was a mistake.
# Cork
Sacked receptionist awarded €8,720 following dispute over €4 overtime payment
The Employment Appeals Tribunal found Anna Maria O’Donoghue was unfairly dismissed by her employer.
# pay outs
Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year
In total the Injuries Board has awarded €128.45 million in the first six months of this year.
# Court
Setanta Insurance customers will finally get the money they're owed
The firm was wound up in 2014, but over 1,700 claims were outstanding.
# column
23 is the magic number when it comes to the tricky world of transfers
John O’Sullivan looks at how the presence of mandatory compensation payments often influence when LOI players move on.
# exit door
Leinster release Kane Douglas after receiving 'suitable' compensation
The lock is expected to join Queensland Reds on a two-year contract.
# compensation
Toulon's owner may sue ARU for 'millions' over Quade Cooper deal
Mourad Boudjellal is not a happy man.
# Equality Tribunal
Man awarded €28,000 compensation on grounds of discrimination at work
Mariusz Kozak was awarded €28,000 in compensation from his former employer Eirtech Aviation Ltd.
# Equality Tribunal
Minimum-wage employee who was working 70 hour weeks while heavily pregnant receives €55,000 in compensation
Polish national Ewelina Gacek has won her case against €uro 50 store at the Equality Tribunal.
# mistakes were made
Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation
The teenager tried to kill herself after police accused her of lying about the attack.
# Chrysler
Dead boy's family win $150 million payout over exploding Jeep
But parent company Fiat Chrysler still insists the vehicles aren’t defective.
# personal injury
Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries
Dublin City Council also spent €7.7 million on settlements for public injuries last year.
# General Motors
Deadly ignition switches linked to 56 deaths, brain damage and amputation
The company has received hundreds of claims for compensation.
# Redress
Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?
That’s according to a survivors group SOS, which describes its time limits as “draconian”.
# slip and fall
Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today
Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.