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# payout - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout

A lawyer who represents some of the women described the payment as “a complete sellout”.

# payout - Monday 25 November, 2019

School ordered to pay €3,500 over refusal to take TY student on school trip over severe nut allergy

The school felt that the student needed supervision that could not be provided by the two staff members.

# payout - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Stormy Daniels wins $450,000 payout over 2018 strip-club arrest

Daniels was arrested on sexual misdemeanor charges which were quickly dropped.

# payout - Monday 26 August, 2019

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay over $570 million in landmark opioid trial

A US judged ordered the healthcare giant to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis.

# payout - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Boy (7) awarded €20,000 after walking into bollard at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre

The boy had been left with an almost inch long scar which, fortunately remained partly hidden by his eyebrow.

# payout - Friday 11 January, 2019

Catholic Church, GAA and priests set to benefit in €2.67m windfall from Clare FM sell-off

The price was revealed after it emerged that Radio Kerry is offering €7.50 per share.

# payout - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi

The taxi driver changed the routine after he bought a new car.

# payout - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Sister awarded €32,000 after being unfairly sacked from her own family's jewellery company

The woman had refused to operate the till at the business as she did not want to be party to ‘fraudulent activities the directors (her siblings) may have been conducting’.

# payout - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Dublin City Council ordered to pay €25k to breast cancer survivor who wasn't allowed work from home

The woman’s medical adviser stated that a working home arrangement would serve to alleviate the symptoms of fatigue.

# payout - Thursday 9 November, 2017

John Halligan says he'd pay €7.5k compensation as opposition calls on him to resign

During an interview, Halligan asked a woman if she was married and if she had children.

# payout - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

State pays €30,000 to woman denied abortion in Ireland

The government has also offered her access to counselling services.

# payout - Friday 19 May, 2017

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny's pension payout is excessive? Pot O' Gold This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny's pension payout is excessive?

Kenny is in line to receive a retirement lump sum of €378,000 in addition to annual payments of €126,000.

# payout - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Fox News settles sexual assault complaint for $2.5 million

The executive was accused of trying to force the lawyer to perform a sex act on him.

# payout - Monday 13 February, 2017

Woman to appeal case of stepson awarded a share of €3.3 million lotto win

Mary Walsh’s lawyers argued that she was not obliged to say where the lotto had gone.

# payout - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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

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

# payout - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Teen who wasn't allowed use the toilet in school gets $1.25 million payout

The 14-year-old peed in a bucket instead.

# payout - Monday 19 December, 2016

Christine Lagarde found guilty by French court over payout - but will not face a sentence

The IMF head was found guilty for failing to challenge a €404 million compensation payout to a business tycoon.

# payout - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Microsoft pays woman $10,000 for forcing Windows 10 update

The update caused her work PC to slow down and crash regularly.

# payout - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From The42 IRFU hedging their bets on potential World Cup win bonuses Incentive

IRFU hedging their bets on potential World Cup win bonuses

‘The further you’re to travel in the tournament, the greater the proportion.’

# payout - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 Hopefully Lance has $10 million lying around because that's what his lies have just cost him Payout

Hopefully Lance has $10 million lying around because that's what his lies have just cost him

The disgraced cyclist has to pay back bonuses given to him during his career.

# payout - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The42 Sacked Ferrari boss gets €27 million severance package Payout

Sacked Ferrari boss gets €27 million severance package

Now he can actually afford a few of those cars.

# payout - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts

The social network must pay $20 million after an estimated 614,000 Facebook users had their personal details appear in ads on the site.

# payout - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Frank Fahey receives large sum and apology in libel action against Associated Newspapers

The former minister took the action over newspaper articles written in 2006, 2007 and 2010, which he said libelled him.

# payout - Friday 3 August, 2012

€83k paid to ex-taoisigh this year – despite scrapping of expenses scheme Exclusive

Payments to former Taoisigh for secretarial allowances continued until March – despite Enda Kenny telling the Dáil they would end in January, can reveal.

# payout - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

From The42 Betfair to compensate some customers for Leopardstown fiasco Betfair Row

Betfair to compensate some customers for Leopardstown fiasco

The exchange says it will make payments to some customers affected by its decision to void in-running bets on the Christmas Hurdle.

# payout - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Ten departing health board execs given €4m in severance

The ten individuals were given an average payout of €405,000 each when they left as the Health Board became the HSE in 2005, according to the Medical Independent.

# payout - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Priest's sex victim awarded highest-ever clerical abuse payout of $30m

Parish in which abuse happened is held liable for part of the award as victim argues other priests knew what was going on.