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# location tracking
Google reaches $391.5 million settlement with 40 US states over location tracking
The investigation by the states found that Google continued to track people’s location data even after they opted out of such tracking.
# Google Ireland Ltd
Tory MP reaches settlement over Google ad suggesting he was 'sympathetic to abuse of children'
Google Ireland Ltd issued an apology to Lee Anderson at a High Court hearing in London today.
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# Philomena Lee
'We've been totally vindicated': State admits rights of Mother & Baby Home survivors were breached
“It’s been such a battle but we’ve been totally vindicated, that’s the most important thing. This time our voices have been heard in terms of justice.”
Today's settlement has been described as a "significant victory" for Philomena Lee and Mary Harney, Órla Ryan reports
The State has admitted the women are identifiable in the Commission's report and should have been given a right to reply
"We’ve been totally vindicated ... This time our voices have been heard in terms of justice," Harney said
Mother and Baby Homes: Philomena Lee and Mary Harney cases back before High Court today
'She had no choice': High Court told Philomena Lee did not consent to her son being adopted
# Justice
Larry Nassar abuse victims to receive $380 million after reaching settlement - report
The settlement with USA Gymnastics ends a five-year legal battle.
# Donegal Crash
Widow and children of victim in Donegal road crash reach €1m settlement with driver
Margaret McLaughlin’s 38-year-old husband John was the victim of a crash in Co Donegal in 2017.
# Courts
Widow settles 'substantial' action against HSE over husband's death
Liam Duggan died from septicaemia at the University Hospital Kerry in early 2017.
# Anne Casey
High Court awards €1.25m settlement over woman's death in maternity hospital
Anne Casey died after a cardiac arrest in Cork University Maternity Hospital in 2012.
# United States
Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd
Floyd’s death last year sparked protests in Minneapolis and elsewhere around the world.
# Courts
Court approves €7.5m settlement for teenager who sued HSE over medical negligence
17-year-old Kyle Corcoran brought High Court proceedings against the HSE claiming it had been negligent at the time of his birth.
# Boxing
Ex-world champion Frampton settles legal dispute with former manager McGuigan
Both parties have welcomed the terms of the confidential settlement.
# Weedkiller
Bayer agrees to pay $10.9bn to settle Roundup weedkiller claims
Bayer bought US firm and Roundup maker Monsanto for $63 billion in 2018.
# Cerebral Palsy
High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth
Tadgh James McKenna had taken a medical negligence claim in the High Court against the HSE.
# London
Couple wrongfully arrested over Gatwick Airport drone incident receive €220,000 settlement from police
Paul and Elaine Gait settled their claims against Sussex Police.
# High Court
High Court approves €12m settlement over hospital care for girl who contracted meningitis
It is claimed there was a failure to admit and treat her for a suspected bacterial infection.
# High Court
'He should be with us today': HSE settles case with family of jockey Jack Tyner
The 19-year-old jockey died at Cork University Hospital in 2011.
# MGM Resorts
$800 million settlement reached to compensate families bereaved by Las Vegas gun massacre
Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed over the 2017 shooting that claimed 58 innocent lives, the worst in modern US history.
# 737 max
Boeing reaches first settlements with Lion Air crash victims
The settlements pay out at least $1.2 million per victim, a person familiar with the matter said.
# Settlement
Harvey Weinstein reportedly reaches $44 million settlement with alleged victims
Weinstein’s spokesperson declined to comment.
# Miami
Charges dropped against Conor McGregor in alleged phone-snatching case
Local media reported an out-of-court settlement.
# Punishment
Ronaldo agrees to pay €18.8 million tax settlement - legal source
The deal between the fiscal authorities and the advisors of the star comes hours before Portugal face Spain.
# Settlement
The IFA will pay its former boss €1.9m to settle his legal cases
The settlement relates to disputes over a severance package and a defamation case.
# Internet sensation
Grumpy Cat wins €570,000 payout in copyright lawsuit
Grumpy Cat inadvertently went global in 2012 after a picture of the cat sporting its angry-looking face was posted online.
# Dublin
Judge turns down €25,000 settlement to boy who lacerated eyebrow at crèche as inadequate
The court heard the boy had to stand on an unsteady stool to wash his hands in the bathroom when he was two years old.
# Settlement
Authors of Kinahan crime book apologise to man they claimed was involved in criminality
The book claimed that the man had been been arrested by gardaí.
# Settlement
Boxer Abdusalamov receives $22 million settlement following severe brain injury
It is believed to be the biggest personal injury settlement the state of New York has ever made.
# Thema international fund
Dublin based investment fund agrees to pay $687 million to victims of fraudster Bernie Madoff
Madoff’s customers have now recovered over 70% of the money they lost when his scheme collapsed.
# Circuit Civil Court
Judge refuses settlement after girl (6) suffered slice wound to her chest at Eddie Rockets
The judge thinks that the €19,500 offer may not be enough.
# Settlement
Madonna settles claim with Mail Online after it revealed details of her adoption of twins from Malawi
The singer had sued Associated Newspapers over the story, which appeared last January.
# Police Shooting
Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death
The 32-year-old was several times by police officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota.
# Yao Webster
Mother's death after collision between car and Luas 'a warning to all motorists' after case settled for €550,000
Yao Webster was struck by a car that had collided with a Luas on the morning of 7 April 2014.
# giraffe childcare
Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche'
The parents reached a settlement in court today.
# Settlement
Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms
The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.
# Abuse
€6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case
Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said that the settlement was appropriate, but questioned whether anything had changed at the HSE and Tusla.
# Galway
'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case
Sadhbh Farrell was left with severe cerebral palsy after she failed to receive treatment for jaundice shortly after birth.
# stern warning
John Kerry tells Israel it 'can either be Jewish or democratic - it cannot be both'
The US Secretary of State also urged Israel and Palestinians to agree land swaps on 1967 lines in today’s speech.
# Settlement
Brain-damaged woman receives €4 million settlement from HSE
The claims were fully denied and the settlement was made without admission of liability by the HSE.
# Settlement
Bray Credit Union fined €98,000 for breaching money laundering and terrorist finance laws
The regulator is “concerned” that the breaches occurred over a five-year period.
# Settlement
Boy who cut his knee after tripping over 'vandalised' water meter awarded €12,500
Finn Wallace was playing outside his aunt’s house when his foot was caught in an uncovered and broken water meter.
# Courts
Toddler who hit head on concrete awarded €35,000 damages from creche
The award was made at the Dublin Circuit Civil Court this morning.
# Settlement
€20,000 damages for young girl who was locked in classroom for 25 minutes
Kate Deegan, 5, had been extremely distressed and started panicking, crying and knocking on the door to be let out.