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Ex-model wins €62 million in divorce from Saudi billionaire
# London
# London

Ex-model wins €62 million in divorce from Saudi billionaire

Jul 8th 2016, 8:07 PM 51,002 Views 66 Comments

Her husband divorced her under Islamic law without her knowledge and married a 25-year-old Lebanese model in 2012.

Girl given €25,000 after being knocked down while chasing her dog
# Settlement
# Settlement

Girl given €25,000 after being knocked down while chasing her dog

Jul 5th 2016, 3:27 PM 34,775 Views 100 Comments

The girl had been visiting family friends.

Child awarded €10,000 after choking on plastic allegedly contained in a Cow&Gate baby food
# Settlement
# Settlement

Child awarded €10,000 after choking on plastic allegedly contained in a Cow&Gate baby food

Jun 1st 2016, 6:02 AM 10,560 Views 10 Comments

The company made a €10,000 damages settlement offer, without admission of liability.

Wife of Dave Mahon settles damages claim with Irish Water
# Courts
# Courts

Wife of Dave Mahon settles damages claim with Irish Water

May 10th 2016, 3:10 PM 47,062 Views 0 Comments

Audrey Fitzpatrick had lodged a €60,000 claim against Dublin City Council and the water utility after falling into an open shore in May 2014.

Man stabbed at infamous 2012 Phoenix Park concert settles damages claim
# Swedish House Mafia
# Swedish House Mafia

Man stabbed at infamous 2012 Phoenix Park concert settles damages claim

May 5th 2016, 1:46 PM 25,927 Views 30 Comments

Fan Niall Davey had lodged a €60,000 claim against a number of defendants, including concert promoter MCD Productions.

Seven major banks to pay $324 million over accusations of manipulating interest rates
# Settlement
# Settlement

Seven major banks to pay $324 million over accusations of manipulating interest rates

May 4th 2016, 7:58 AM 12,359 Views 19 Comments

The money is to settle a lawsuit that followed a ruling in March.

Family of 12-year-old shot by police should use $6 million payout to 'educate on danger of guns'
# Tamir Rice
# Tamir Rice

Family of 12-year-old shot by police should use $6 million payout to 'educate on danger of guns'

Apr 26th 2016, 7:19 AM 11,467 Views 37 Comments

12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a junior police officer in November 2014.

Teacher fired after anonymous letter said she was unmarried and pregnant settles case
# Catholic School
# Catholic School

Teacher fired after anonymous letter said she was unmarried and pregnant settles case

Mar 17th 2016, 6:05 AM 56,252 Views 60 Comments

The school said she breached her contract by going against the religious and moral teachings of the church.

Hospital apologises after man settles case against HSE and doctor who delivered him for €4.1 million
# Courts
# Courts

Hospital apologises after man settles case against HSE and doctor who delivered him for €4.1 million

Feb 24th 2016, 8:20 PM 29,637 Views 9 Comments

Cerebral palsy sufferer Andrew Whelan took a legal action through his mother against the gynaecologist who delivered Andrew 22 years ago.

You can now sing Happy Birthday for free
# That's A Relief
# That's A Relief

You can now sing Happy Birthday for free

Feb 9th 2016, 10:14 PM 13,598 Views 14 Comments

Strictly speaking every time you’ve sung it in recent times you’ve been breaching copyright. Not any longer however…

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

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

Dec 4th 2015, 6:00 AM 27,045 Views 45 Comments

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

Boy left paralysed after hospital treatment awarded €3.8 million
# Settlement
# Settlement

Boy left paralysed after hospital treatment awarded €3.8 million

Apr 21st 2015, 7:04 PM 12,561 Views 12 Comments

The interim payment will cover five years of care for Matthew McGrath.

Australia has just set a major precedent against online piracy, but could the same happen here?
# Shiver Me Timbers
# Shiver Me Timbers

Australia has just set a major precedent against online piracy, but could the same happen here?

Apr 7th 2015, 4:35 PM 15,835 Views 26 Comments

Internet Service Providers are to be made hand over the identities of almost 5,000 people who illegally shared one movie.

Family of child with brain injury slam "unacceptable" nine-year HSE delay
# Birth
# Birth

Family of child with brain injury slam "unacceptable" nine-year HSE delay

Mar 20th 2015, 2:40 PM 11,931 Views 6 Comments

The HSE only last month admitted liability in the case of Tadhg Costello.

Tom Petty is now getting royalties from Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'
# Sounds Similiar
# Sounds Similiar

Tom Petty is now getting royalties from Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'

Jan 26th 2015, 6:15 PM 30,396 Views 35 Comments

A dispute over similarities between a Petty single and Smith’s Stay With Me was settled out of court.

Biggest payout in the history of Ireland made to Cork boy brain damaged at birth
# Groundbreaking
# Groundbreaking

Biggest payout in the history of Ireland made to Cork boy brain damaged at birth

Dec 18th 2014, 7:45 PM 19,460 Views 23 Comments

Gill Russell was awarded €13.5 million at the High Court today.

Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table

Dec 7th 2014, 12:08 PM 9,497 Views 27 Comments

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009 with the loss of 1,000 jobs.

Boy severely brain damaged before birth awarded €2.75m in High Court settlement
# Court
# Court

Boy severely brain damaged before birth awarded €2.75m in High Court settlement

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:57 PM 12,627 Views 1 Comment

Linda McCarthy was expecting twins and was not admitted to St Joseph’s Hospital in Clonmel despite medical concerns.

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem
# Tension
# Tension

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem

Oct 1st 2014, 7:34 PM 6,541 Views 77 Comments

The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012, were given final approval this week.

EU tells Google to make more of an effort if it wants to settle search row
# New Solutions
# New Solutions

EU tells Google to make more of an effort if it wants to settle search row

Sep 9th 2014, 4:10 PM 4,349 Views 1 Comment

A deal between the company and the European Commission was agreed back in February, but new complaints will now need to be addressed.

Google agrees to refund $19 million to parents for unwanted in-app purchases
# Refunded
# Refunded

Google agrees to refund $19 million to parents for unwanted in-app purchases

Sep 5th 2014, 10:14 AM 6,969 Views 8 Comments

The company has also agreed to update its practises to ensure that it receives parental consent for any purchases made.

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations
# Settlement
# Settlement

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations

Aug 5th 2014, 10:47 AM 10,437 Views 13 Comments

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.

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians
# Peace Building
# Peace Building

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians

Jul 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 71 Views 58 Comments

Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.

Fidelma Healy Eames 'vindicated' by Irish Daily Mail apology
# Sorry
# Sorry

Fidelma Healy Eames 'vindicated' by Irish Daily Mail apology

Jul 28th 2014, 12:49 PM 13,137 Views 18 Comments

The newspaper published two stories in 2012 about volunteer work the Senator had done.

Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case
# Price Fixing
# Price Fixing

Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case

Jun 17th 2014, 10:18 AM 5,456 Views 1 Comment

The company agreed an out-of-court settlement with the parties involved, effectively avoiding a court case which was due to take place next month.

US court upholds BP settlement for Gulf oil spill
# Gulf Of Mexico
# Gulf Of Mexico

US court upholds BP settlement for Gulf oil spill

Jan 11th 2014, 11:15 AM 6,176 Views 7 Comments

The British energy giant reached a $7.8 billion settlement in 2012

'Heartbroken' family of Dhara Kivlehan call for inquest
# HSE
# HSE

'Heartbroken' family of Dhara Kivlehan call for inquest

Dec 3rd 2013, 3:09 PM 27,185 Views 42 Comments

The HSE agreed a settlement of €790,000 in court today.

Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement
# Statement In Full
# Statement In Full

Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement

Nov 29th 2013, 11:05 PM 19,762 Views 50 Comments

The family of Dylan Gaffney Hayes, who suffered catastrophic brain injuries during birth, was awarded a settlement of €8.5 million in the High Court today.

Brendan Grace interview reveals Charlie Haughey helped buy his family their first house
# Home Owner
# Home Owner

Brendan Grace interview reveals Charlie Haughey helped buy his family their first house

Nov 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 27,645 Views 97 Comments

Brendan Grace said money he received from an action taken against the former Taoiseach allowed him buy his family home.

Dairygold settles High Court case brought by former CEO
# Courts
# Courts

Dairygold settles High Court case brought by former CEO

Nov 12th 2013, 1:07 PM 9,916 Views 15 Comments

The High Court case brought by Jerry Henchy against Dairygold has been settled this morning with the co-op paying €196k of the former chief’s legal costs.

Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims
# Settlement
From The42
# Settlement

Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims

Oct 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,430 Views 0 Comments

26 men will receive compensation for the crimes of former American football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Junior minister John Perry reaches deal with bank over €2.4 million debt
# Settlement
# Settlement

Junior minister John Perry reaches deal with bank over €2.4 million debt

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:15 PM 5,180 Views 29 Comments

Minister for Small Business John Perry and his wife had a judgment of €2.47 million entered against them in the Commercial Court in July.

History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m
# Breakthrough
From The42
# Breakthrough

History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m

Aug 29th 2013, 11:11 PM 17,627 Views 49 Comments

The settlement will be paid out through medical benefits and injury compensation to more than 4,500 players.

US Secretary of State urges Palestinians against settlements reaction
# Middle East
# Middle East

US Secretary of State urges Palestinians against settlements reaction

Aug 13th 2013, 8:13 AM 3,338 Views 87 Comments

John Kerry said that Palestinians must return to the negotiating table.

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages

May 8th 2013, 8:01 PM 18,323 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Domestic violence survivor wins High Court immigration case
# Immigration
# Immigration

Domestic violence survivor wins High Court immigration case

Mar 4th 2013, 4:55 PM 8,899 Views 49 Comments

The woman had been married to an EU national, but left him after being subjected to serious abuse. She has now won her right to stay in the country.

Column: "It's not uncommon to find four families living in a single tent"
# Column
# Column

Column: "It's not uncommon to find four families living in a single tent"

Feb 21st 2013, 1:45 PM 41 Views 12 Comments

Listening to the stories of people displaced by the conflict in Syria, you become accustomed to horror stories – but never immune to them, writes David Adams.

Google and French news websites reach agreement over the news
# The News
# The News

Google and French news websites reach agreement over the news

Feb 1st 2013, 8:04 PM 5,066 Views 6 Comments

Google will set up a €60 million fund to help French newspapers develop online projects – but won’t stop indexing content from French news sites.

Berlusconi must pay wife €3 million a month alimony
# Ouch
# Ouch

Berlusconi must pay wife €3 million a month alimony

Dec 29th 2012, 10:44 AM 9,071 Views 43 Comments

The former prime minister of Italy will have to pay his ex-wife €100,000 a day as part of a legal separation settlement.

State receives €45m in settlement from MDU
# Settlement
# Settlement

State receives €45m in settlement from MDU

Dec 18th 2012, 12:44 PM 9,391 Views 11 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly said action had to be taken to ensure cover for patients and consultants.