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# Legal Action

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# Cyber Attack
HSE brace for likely legal actions following cyber breach disclosures
Solicitor Fred Logue told The Journal that patients and staff are entitled to compensation for material and non-material losses under GDPR.
# Legal Action
Coveney says UK Government have not engaged seriously with EU to resolve NI Protocol issues
The European Commission has triggered four new infringement proceedings against the UK Government today.
# Court
More Mother and Baby Home survivors to take legal action if they're excluded from Redress Bill
There is mounting pressure on the Government to extend the redress scheme to cover extra survivors.
# Legal Action
Brian Flores sues NFL, alleging racist hiring practices
The former Miami Dolphins coach has filed a class action lawsuit in the US courts.
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# Legal Action
Jockey shouted ‘for survival’ before horrific fall that left him paralysed, court hears
Group One winner Freddy Tylicki is suing fellow rider Graham Gibbons in a bid to hold him liable over 2016 incident at Kempton.
# Legal Action
UK police to take 'no further action' after reviewing claims by Prince Andrew's accuser
Prince Andrew is the subject of a lawsuit in the US brought by a woman who claims he sexually assaulted her.
# Lawsuit
Epstein accuser takes legal action against Prince Andrew over alleged assault
Virginia Giuffre said the lawsuit was brought under the Child Victims Act.
# carrickfergus
Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride
The claimants say they suffered serious physical and psychological injuries as a result of the incident.
# action settled
Couple who settled wrongful termination case to send formal letter to Health Minister
The couple requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly to “ensure this never ever happens again”, solicitor Caoimhe Haughey said yesterday.
# Isreal Folau
Folau takes legal action against Queensland Rugby League
The controversial 32-year-old is bidding to resume his career in Australia.
# Legal Action
How legal threats and the Ryan Commission's legacy impacted Mother and Baby Home inquiry
The potential legal action of survivors – which has become a reality in several cases – was seemingly not given the same consideration as legal action from religious orders.
The potential legal action of survivors was seemingly not given the same consideration as legal action from religious orders, Órla Ryan writes
The Ryan Commission into child abuse continues to impact how we treat survivors of institutional abuse, a human rights lawyer has argued
There is mounting pressure for the commissioners to appear before the Oireachtas
'Yet another blow to survivors': Women get few answers as Commissioner defends report
# Development
Rangers taking legal action over comments before police investigation completed
Police Scotland have found ‘no criminality’ in a video posted on social media.
# European Commission
EU launches legal action against AstraZeneca over vaccine deliveries
The Commission confirmed legal action against the company was launched on Friday.
# vaccine deliveries
European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise
Stephen Donnelly said that the action was take over AstraZeneca’s “complete failure to meet its delivery and contractual agreements for April, May and June”.
Josepha Madigan: Covid has forced many couples to the point of separation. How they handle it is key
The Fine Gael TD and lawyer says lack of social supports during Covid means many relationships are feeling the pressure.
# Lawsuit
Australian court upholds lawsuit against J&J for 'negligent' marketing of pelvic mesh implants
Worldwide, more than two million women have had the mesh products implanted in their bodies.
# Development
La Liga takes legal action against pitch invader
In the 52nd minute of Barca’s 4-0 win at Son Moix, a man wearing an Argentina shirt with Lionel Messi’s name on the back entered the pitch.
# Ryanair
Pilots union seeks High Court order preventing Ryanair from progressing legal action
Ryanair brought proceedings against the union over a planned 48-hour strike last August.
# Legal Action
Building company facing legal action from Dept of Education to 'vigorously contest' any litigation
Some 42 schools constructed by Western Building Systems have been at the centre of a safety probe.
# Legal Action
Prince Harry sues the Sun and Daily Mirror over alleged phone hacking
It comes in the same week the Duchess of Sussex sued the Mail on Sunday.
# tabloid target
Mail on Sunday to 'vigorously' defend legal action launched by Meghan Markle over private letter
Prince Harry criticised the British tabloid media yesterday, setting out his fears for his wife following a “relentless” campaign against her.
# Royal Fight
Prince Harry takes on British tabloids as he admits he fears 'history repeating itself'
The Duchess of Sussex is launching legal action against the Mail on Sunday.
# Legal Action
Miriam O'Callaghan files High Court case against Facebook
The case relates to false advertisements featuring the presenter appearing on the platform.
# Courts
Woman fears for her safety due to online messages sent from male 'stalker', court hears
The woman claims the unwanted communications began almost a decade ago.
# baggage claim
Italy to sue Ryanair, Wizz Air over carry-on bag charges
Both companies had decided to allow only a small bag that could fit underneath a plane seat for free.
# statement
Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations
The Spanish club says it has filed a lawsuit against Correio da Manha ‘for publishing categorically false information.’
# Dublin
Dozens of firms were threatened with legal action for failing to pay their Dublin Town bills
The city-improvement group says 95% of businesses comply with its mandatory levy.
# Legal Action
HSE lodges High Court cases against several pharmacies
The defendants include pharmacies based in Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Tipperary.
# Legal Action
Former AFL player set to sue league over alleged racial abuse and sexual harassment
Ex-Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson switched codes to the NFL in 2016.
# The Banks
How many mortgage holders have banks taken to court so far this year?
We take a dive into the figures available for the cases brought against homeowners in the courts over the past few years.
# Court of Appeal
Appeals court overturns its decision to allow Ian Bailey a retrial of his action against the State
Bailey had taken a High Court case against the gardaí and the State in November 2014 which he lost.
# Legal Action
'It'll cost an absolute fortune': Over 100 solicitors in contact with gardaí over fixed charge notice error
Senior gardaí were questioned by the Justice Committee today about various scandals in the organisation.
# Legal Action
UK aviation watchdog launches action against Ryanair for 'persistently misleading passengers'
The company today announced it will fly fewer aircraft during the winter in a move expected to hit up to 400,000 passengers with cancellations.
# Legal Action
Ibrahim Halawa's family wants the government to sue Egyptian authorities if trial is delayed again
Ibrahim’s sister Somaia Halawa said she welcomed the steps taken by Leo Varadkar’s government to secure his release.
# Legal Action
Barcelona are suing Neymar for €8.5m in damages over his world-record PSG move
The Catalan giants believe their former star was in breach of his contract before the transfer went through.
# Legal Action
A Western Force no more as Aussie side dumped from Super Rugby
The franchise has threatened legal action following the move.
# Sacked
Ex-Ireland goalkeeper considering legal action over dismissal from Huddersfield - reports
Nick Colgan had worked as the newly-promoted Premier League club’s goalkeeping coach since 2014.
# secondary picketing
Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike
The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.
# I'll see you in court
Deschamps vows to take legal action against Cantona over racial slur
The former Manchester United striker’s comments caused uproar before the European Championships.
# Legal Action
Calls for former Liverpool striker Cisse to be charged over Benzema sex-tape scandal
Prosecutors in Versailles say he has a case to answer.