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# damages - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Teenager awarded €19k after electronic frame fell on her in Eason shop

The Circuit Court heard that she suffered a concussion injury and soft-tissue damage.

# damages - Monday 8 February, 2016

'He was screaming and there was blood everywhere' - garda awarded €200,000 after pit bull attack

Garda John Leahy had to receive over 100 stitches and was out of work for a year after the attack.

# damages - Friday 5 February, 2016

Woman awarded €16k in damages after suffering whiplash when driver 'tipped' her car

The woman said she suffered injuries to her neck and left shoulder.

# damages - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying

The woman had claimed she suffered anxiety and distress as a result of her treatment by the principal.

# damages - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Mountjoy prisoner, who claimed he was assaulted by a riot squad, loses €38,000 damages claim

Jonathan Grimes claimed he was beaten repeatedly with batons in October 2010.

# damages - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Polish mother and son told if they're still in Ireland after tomorrow they will be arrested

A judge said there are “enough rogues and gangsters in this country without importing some”.

# damages - Friday 4 December, 2015

Settlement of €3k rejected after schoolboy cuts leg on broken glass

The injury has been described as being worth ten times that amount.

# damages - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Woman awarded €30,000 after being told “just do the f**king job”

The woman claimed she had been asked to do “illegal tasks”.

# damages - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

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.

Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth

Roisin Conroy has cerebral palsy as a result of her birth at the hospital in Portlaoise in 2001.

# damages - Monday 16 November, 2015

'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.

# damages - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Girl (9) awarded €40k after finger severed between Dublin pharmacy doors

The young girl had to give up her piano lessons following the incident at Doc Morris Pharmacy in Lucan.

# damages - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Mother of 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy says apology from hospital 'too little too late'

Katie Manton was awarded €6.7 million in damages today.

# damages - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Paul Gascoigne has won €264,000 in damages for having his phone hacked

The troubled former footballer, along with numerous other celebrities, has received a settlement from Mirror Group Newspapers.

# damages - Monday 9 February, 2015

'No chance': Germany won't pay €162 billion 'owed' to Greece since WWII

The country’s central bank was forced to loan a massive sum to the Third Reich.

# damages - Friday 31 October, 2014

Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast

The photo showed the woman sitting outside her house and her face was blurred out.

# damages - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case

The judge ruled that his injury was not the fault of the promoters.

# damages - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations

The professional social network said it paid more than $3.3 million in overtime back wages and $2.5 million in damages to workers in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York.

# damages - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos Damages

Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos

The one-year-old got a five-figure payout for the pictures of his ‘milestone moments’.

# damages - Friday 14 March, 2014

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU

The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.

# damages - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Father Ted festival organisers distance themselves from runaway milk float Pat Mustard

# damages - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse

Some privately-owned news media can be described as having a particular editorial slant – but the state broadcaster has a duty to be balanced and challenge opinions that promote inequality, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

# damages - Thursday 16 January, 2014

French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande

Julie Gayet is seeking €50,000 in damages for the report. If she wins, Closer will have to publish the legal verdict on its cover page.

# damages - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief

The former detective published a book alleging that Madeleine McCann’s parents were involved in her disappearance from a vacation home in 2007.

# damages - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 series on Netflix which might have passed you by Tellywatch This post contains videos

9 series on Netflix which might have passed you by

From legal thrillers, to reality trash, we’ve got you covered.

# damages - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird

The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.

# damages - Monday 18 March, 2013

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case

A High Court judgement is being hailed as a landmark ruling which makes businesses legally liable for data protection breaches.

# damages - Monday 4 March, 2013

Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half

Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.

# damages - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations

A court ruled last December that the practice – dating back to 1972 – is unconstitutional and violates human rights.

# damages - Friday 1 February, 2013

Woman who gave birth after sterilisation awarded €100,000 in damages

Karen Hurley gave birth to a baby boy with a fatal illness following her failed steriliation procedure.

# damages - Saturday 15 December, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Every day brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# damages - Monday 26 November, 2012

Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages

The woman claimed the producers of the show discriminated against her after her pregnancy.

# damages - Friday 23 November, 2012

Michaela's family to sue Mauritian paper for publishing dead body images

The 27-year-old was on honeymoon at the Legends (now Lux) Hotel in January 2011 when she was murdered.

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court

Pat Swords claims the public have been denied their legal right to participate in planning and funding decisions for green energy projects.

# damages - Monday 12 November, 2012

Australian wins $200k from Google for 'mobster' defamation

Milorad Trkulja accused Google of defaming him with material which he said implied he was a major crime figure in Melbourne.

# damages - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Widow receives landmark damages over death of husband

Margaret Madden today received over €720,000 in damages in relation to the shooting dead of her husband Terence in 1999.

# damages - Monday 30 July, 2012

Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung

The smartphone giants will lock horns in a federal court in the US today, with Apple seeking $2.5 billion for patent infringement.

# damages - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling

Both men are looking forward to defending themselves against allegations made about the awarding of Ireland’s second mobile phone licence in 1995.

# damages - Friday 25 May, 2012

Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion

A woman in Spain sued the doctor for damages after she believed she had a successful termination when she was eight weeks pregnant. She gave birth to a healthy baby in 2010.

# damages - Friday 2 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.