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

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

Apr 3rd 2017, 5:04 PM 42,186 Views 0 Comments

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
# Wash Your Mouth Out
# Wash Your Mouth Out

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

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:58 PM 71,421 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 20th 2017, 6:20 PM 33,018 Views 0 Comments

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

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall
# Jervis Shopping Centre
# Jervis Shopping Centre

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall

Mar 14th 2017, 3:17 PM 23,084 Views 32 Comments

The shop denied negligence in the case.

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled
# Court Case
# Court Case

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled

Mar 8th 2017, 2:28 PM 21,692 Views 41 Comments

The comments were made at a hearing where a young boy was awarded €25,000 in damages after being bitten by a neighbour’s German Shepherd.

Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500
# Restaurant
# Restaurant

Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500

Mar 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 19,927 Views 56 Comments

Her finger was pierced by a sharp piece of metal under a chair in a restaurant.

High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way
# Courts
# Courts

High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way

Feb 17th 2017, 11:35 AM 42,499 Views 106 Comments

The judge said the woman was genuine, but had been negligent when she fell.

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case
# Payout
# Payout

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

Feb 1st 2017, 10:58 PM 18,479 Views 15 Comments

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel
# Damages
# Damages

Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel

Dec 19th 2016, 4:14 PM 23,670 Views 27 Comments

The judge said, “It was an accident waiting to happen”.

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood
# Hepatitis C
# Hepatitis C

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood

Dec 7th 2016, 9:41 PM 16,096 Views 0 Comments

The father’s application to the Hepatitis C Tribunal was refused.

'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 27,033 Views 11 Comments

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

Boy (9) awarded €11,595 after claiming one-kilo dumbbell fell on his head in Dunnes Stores
# Damages
# Damages

Boy (9) awarded €11,595 after claiming one-kilo dumbbell fell on his head in Dunnes Stores

Nov 10th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,681 Views 17 Comments

The court heard the incident happened five years ago when the boy was four years old.

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 31,647 Views 51 Comments

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

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 17,285 Views 6 Comments

The boy was playing at the time.

Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station

Oct 27th 2016, 10:54 AM 24,283 Views 58 Comments

The judge ruled that Irish Rail has to warn passengers about the gap.

Dublin pub loses case after showing Premier League matches without proper licence
# Joxer Dalys
# Joxer Dalys

Dublin pub loses case after showing Premier League matches without proper licence

Oct 21st 2016, 6:03 AM 33,561 Views 55 Comments

Long Island Bar on Dorset Street was accused of showing two matches without a proper licence.

Artist Kevin Sharkey ordered to pay €5,000 damages over tweet claiming Kerryman was 'racist'
# Highly Defamatory
# Highly Defamatory

Artist Kevin Sharkey ordered to pay €5,000 damages over tweet claiming Kerryman was 'racist'

Oct 12th 2016, 3:13 PM 31,095 Views 34 Comments

Sharkey was not present in court for the proceedings.

"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub
# Limerick
# Limerick

"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub

Oct 5th 2016, 7:21 PM 21,422 Views 54 Comments

The men paid €9,000 in compensation to the victim.

Woman wins €15,000 damages after 'vicious assault' by nightclub bouncer
# Krystle
# Krystle

Woman wins €15,000 damages after 'vicious assault' by nightclub bouncer

Oct 5th 2016, 4:52 PM 42,058 Views 43 Comments

28-year-old Elaine Bennett was attacked by bouncers outside Krystle nightclub in Dublin city centre on New Year’s Eve 2014.

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages

Oct 4th 2016, 3:28 PM 23,421 Views 33 Comments

She is thought to have fallen out of the window when she was chasing a ball.

Ex-garda who "reluctantly retired" after being assaulted on duty awarded €195,000 in compensation
# Damages
# Damages

Ex-garda who "reluctantly retired" after being assaulted on duty awarded €195,000 in compensation

Aug 10th 2016, 6:45 PM 25,914 Views 0 Comments

The ex-garda had been arresting a man for public order offences when he was assaulted.

Woman loses €60k damages claim over broken finger and lost nail
# Cork Street
# Cork Street

Woman loses €60k damages claim over broken finger and lost nail

Jul 25th 2016, 5:11 PM 42,523 Views 37 Comments

The law student was suing a shop in Dublin after her hand got caught in its door.

Mother who put her children in Tesco trolley which toppled loses €60,000 damages claim
# Trolley Topple
# Trolley Topple

Mother who put her children in Tesco trolley which toppled loses €60,000 damages claim

Jul 14th 2016, 7:30 AM 49,407 Views 97 Comments

The trolley toppled as the woman left Tesco.

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 25,674 Views 81 Comments

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

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 35,813 Views 64 Comments

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

Man falsely accused of stealing mop loses €75k defamation claim
# Dunnes Stores
# Dunnes Stores

Man falsely accused of stealing mop loses €75k defamation claim

Jul 1st 2016, 7:30 PM 32,053 Views 36 Comments

He had been upset and concerned that other customers were looking at him.

Judge dismisses damages claim by teen who fell on broken bottle
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Judge dismisses damages claim by teen who fell on broken bottle

Jun 30th 2016, 4:28 PM 33,473 Views 36 Comments

The 14-year-old boy’s parents claimed the grass in the common area was knee-high when he fell on the bottle.

Chef awarded €7k after getting electric shock from panini machine
# Dublin
# Dublin

Chef awarded €7k after getting electric shock from panini machine

Jun 30th 2016, 2:44 PM 24,480 Views 31 Comments

The incident happened at a hotel in 2013.

Garda injured while chasing stolen car awarded €36,000 in damages
# Damages
# Damages

Garda injured while chasing stolen car awarded €36,000 in damages

Jun 28th 2016, 7:07 AM 16,288 Views 15 Comments

Garda Brian Hanrahan made headlines when he was shot in the US last year.

Man loses €60k injury claim after YouTube video shows him dancing energetically
# Damages
# Damages

Man loses €60k injury claim after YouTube video shows him dancing energetically

Jun 16th 2016, 6:30 AM 31,897 Views 55 Comments

He had legal costs awarded against him.

Boy awarded €20,000 after getting his finger caught in the hinge of a door at creche
# Offer
# Offer

Boy awarded €20,000 after getting his finger caught in the hinge of a door at creche

Jun 14th 2016, 3:25 PM 24,683 Views 75 Comments

The boy’s finger was lacerated in the incident and his nail was also damaged.

Man loses €60,000 injury claim after posting about four-hour cycle on Facebook
# Courts
# Courts

Man loses €60,000 injury claim after posting about four-hour cycle on Facebook

May 28th 2016, 7:58 AM 34,582 Views 0 Comments

He had legal costs awarded against him.

Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman
# Baldoyle Centre
# Baldoyle Centre

Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman

May 10th 2016, 6:45 PM 23,632 Views 0 Comments

Nigel Boyne was told by a judge today to pay the manager of Baldoyle Badminton Centre, Jean Denihan, €30,000 in damages.

Wife of Dave Mahon settles damages claim with Irish Water
# Courts
# Courts

Wife of Dave Mahon settles damages claim with Irish Water

May 10th 2016, 3:10 PM 47,060 Views 0 Comments

Audrey Fitzpatrick had lodged a €60,000 claim against Dublin City Council and the water utility after falling into an open shore in May 2014.

6-year-old left scarred for life after swimming pool fall awarded €21k
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# Damages

6-year-old left scarred for life after swimming pool fall awarded €21k

May 4th 2016, 6:30 AM 28,933 Views 57 Comments

Emma Olteanu had been swimming with her father Marius Olteanu at the Clarion Hotel in Clondalkin, Dublin, when the incident happened.

Schoolgirl who fell on metal bar in playground receives €42k in damages
# Dublin
# Dublin

Schoolgirl who fell on metal bar in playground receives €42k in damages

Apr 20th 2016, 6:08 AM 25,674 Views 36 Comments

The 13-year-old girl was scarred for life after the fall.

Man who saved elderly woman from burning bus settles damages claim
# Hero
# Hero

Man who saved elderly woman from burning bus settles damages claim

Apr 18th 2016, 3:15 PM 35,975 Views 25 Comments

The settlement figure was not divulged in court.

Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner
# Damages
# Damages

Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner

Apr 12th 2016, 1:00 PM 15,721 Views 70 Comments

The garda said the prisoner bit him on the leg and hit him over the head with a torch.

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals
# Compensation
From The42
# Compensation

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals

Mar 16th 2016, 11:57 AM 2,597 Views 1 Comment

Football’s governing body has accepted that World Cup votes were sold but wants compensation from those involved for ‘tarnishing its brand’.

Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages
# High Court
# High Court

Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages

Mar 14th 2016, 6:45 PM 21,033 Views 57 Comments

The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.