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# Damages

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# Patent Wars
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.
# Moriarty Tribunal
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.
# Spain
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.
# Fan attack
Ref justice: Danish football fan fined €250k for attacking referee
The match between Denmark and Sweden in 2007 was abandoned when Ronni Norvig tried to punch referee Herbert Fandel.
# Not so Clever(ley)
Sun forced into embarrassing climbdown over United star sex story
The tabloid’s publishers have agreed to pay Tom Cleverley “a substantial sum” in libel damages.
# Nookie
Not tonight, ma cherie: Frenchman ordered to pay damages to wife for lack of sex
The unusual court ruling followed 21 years of marriage which the man’s ex-wife claimed was lacking in sex.
# Courts
Boy, eight, wins €3,500 over petrol station blast threat
An unidentified man held up a pump nozzle and cigarette lighter and threatened to “light this place up”, a court heard.
# European Court
Max Mosley loses European court bid over press coverage
Former F1 boss had wanted change of law to force newspapers to warn individuals before publishing details about their private lives.
# Damages
Judge awards €4m damages against Meath County Council
Awarding the money to a property company, Justice Peter Kelly said the council had exhibited ineptitude of a high order in its handling of property deal.
# Ivor
High Court awards Callely €17k in damages for Seanad suspension
Senator Ivor Callely has been awarded damages relating to his loss of earnings over his quashed Seanad suspension.
# Damages
Boy receives interim award of €1.3m for injuries at birth
Four-year-old child suffers from cerebral palsy and will require 24-hour care for the rest of his life.