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#Damages

# damages - Friday 28 February, 2020

Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post

Three masked raiders bearing firearms tied up Susan Byrne and her husband in October 2011, the court heard.

# damages - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Landmark EU court ruling finds airline liable for hot coffee spilled on passenger

In 2015, a six-year-old girl flying from Palma de Mallorca to Vienna was badly scalded when her father’s coffee fell into her lap.

# damages - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

From The42 Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim Damages

Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim

The former four-weight world champion must pay punitive damages, compensation and legal fees following the civil lawsuit.

# damages - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims

Soft tissue, or whiplash claims, are the most common claims made in Ireland.

# damages - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Man seeks damages from Department of Social Protection after his data was given to private investigator

49-year-old Daniel Lannon is seeking damages for what he claims was a breach of his privacy.

# damages - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From The42 Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar Damages

Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar

A nightclub claims the South American squad caused over $30,000 worth of damage.

# damages - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight

The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.

# damages - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Boy (14) awarded €18k after saw fell on his foot during woodwork class at school

The teenager fractured his foot in the incident.

# damages - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

13-year-old boy with cerebral palsy awarded €15 million over injuries at birth

Arron O’Keeffe’s family said that this wasn’t “a lottery win” for him, and that the money will go towards caring for their son.

# damages - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million

The judge said that while Monsanto’s conduct was “reprehensible”, it didn’t justify the damages awarded.

# damages - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane

The bag had struck the woman on her face, neck and shoulder.

# damages - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

A jury in California ordered the payout in what the couple’s legal team called a “historic” damages award.

# damages - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter

Rock sued Shatter at Dublin District Court for €1,800 after the accident on 2 December 2015.

# damages - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife

Philomena Canning, who is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, is seeking damages from the HSE.

# damages - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Girl (6) who suffered 'nasty' laceration to knee while practising gymnastics awarded €30k

The schoolgirl had been working on a trampoline when the accident happened in May 2017.

# damages - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Telegraph pays Melania Trump 'substantial damages' and issues apology over false report

The newspaper apologised after publishing an article it says contains many false statements.

# damages - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Garda slashed with razor blade while on flight with deportee awarded €25,000

Detective Garda Eamon Moran was escorting the Nigerian national on a plane to Lagos when the incident happened.

# damages - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Family of 'severely scalded' 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home

A hot water bottle was placed next to Olive Sheeran’s feet and burst shortly afterwards, severely scalding her, a court has heard.

# damages - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Don't call me love': Judge reprimands claimant over his language

The case was later struck out.

# damages - Monday 1 October, 2018

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.

# damages - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered? Damages This post contains a poll

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?

Ireland’s personal injury payouts are a “stark multiple” of those in other countries, a report has said.

# damages - Monday 30 July, 2018

Garda and ex-Tipperary hurler who was seriously injured after assault awarded €1.16 million

Justice Bernard Barton had earlier awarded the 44-year-old €175,000 general damages.

# damages - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Air hostess awarded €30k damages against Ryanair after falling down plane stairs

The court heard that she had struck her head and had been knocked unconscious for a brief period.

# damages - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

€25k award for bus passenger who was injured after driver braked to avoid hitting man

The court heard that the woman had been thrown forward, injuring her face, neck, shoulders and arm.

# damages - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Man who was told he 'must be a drug dealer' by Spar store director awarded €25k in damages

The incident happened in a store in Lucan, Dublin on 31 October 2014.

# damages - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Eight-month-old awarded €27.5k after pulling boiling water on herself at Chinese restaurant

The court heard the water was placed in front of her, and before her parents could react she had spilled it.

# damages - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

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.

# damages - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000

The UCD student was awarded the damages two hours before his graduation.

# damages - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

A Mayo woman who lost €400k on Dubai and Portugal properties is suing her financial advisor

Ellen O’Mahony made the investments from the proceeds of the sale of her late husband’s pub.

# damages - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From The42 Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test Defamation

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test

Roselyne Bachelot made the accusations on French television last year.

# damages - Friday 10 November, 2017

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

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

# damages - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose

Angelo Cloonan is seeking a damages claim from the HSE.

# damages - Monday 28 August, 2017

Companies allegedly transferred hazardous waste to north Dublin landfill after describing it as safe

An action for damages against the three companies has been launched by Murphy Environmental Hollywood and Integrated Materials Solutions Partnership.

# damages - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Woman awarded €1.2m in libel damages from Independent News and Media to sue former solicitors

Solicitors McCann FitzGerald had represented Monica Leech in three libel actions against the media group dating from 2005.

# damages - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Producer Quincy Jones wins €8 million in damages from Michael Jackson's estate

A lawyer representing Jackson’s estate said: “This is a grab for money that Mr Jones isn’t entitled to”.

# damages - Friday 16 June, 2017

Court of Appeal finds woman who sued partner's parents after she lost an eye entitled to €200,000

A damages claim had been dismissed by the High Court in 2012.

# damages - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court

The judgement was given by a chamber of seven judges.

# damages - Monday 3 April, 2017

Judge says chasing should not be banned in schools after student loses damages claim

The presiding judge said games of chase in schoolyards could not be prohibited.

Dental nurse called 'a f***ing skankhole' by Dublin Bus driver loses 75k damages claim

The bus driver cursed at her for not picking up litter, a court had heard.

# damages - Monday 20 March, 2017

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport

The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

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