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From TheJournal.ie Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation Discrimination

Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation

The man’s employer blamed the ‘communication thing’.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're being fed this lie': Exposing the myths of Ireland's 'compo culture' Slip And Sue

'We're being fed this lie': Exposing the myths of Ireland's 'compo culture' Exclusive

Personal injury awards have been dropping despite suggestions that out-of-control claims are feeding prices.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene Laundry survivor (80) awarded settlement for unpaid work Mary Cavner

Magdalene Laundry survivor (80) awarded settlement for unpaid work

Mary Cavner worked at the Good Shepherd’s Convent in Co Cork following her father’s death.

From TheJournal.ie Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy' Maternity Leave

Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'

The general manager was effectively demoted after returning from maternity leave.

From TheJournal.ie Garda whose legs were crushed in assault awarded €975,000 Meath

Garda whose legs were crushed in assault awarded €975,000

Ciaran Murrihy was deliberately crushed between a stolen car and a garda vehicle, breaking his legs.

From TheJournal.ie Truck driver awarded €22k after being dismissed as a result of an oil spillage Compensation

Truck driver awarded €22k after being dismissed as a result of an oil spillage

The case was brought before the workplace relations commission.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case Insurance

'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case

Fine Gael announced yesterday it will launch an internal review of the case.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning' Swing-gate

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'

TD Maria Bailey defended taking a claim against a hotel after falling off a swing.

From TheJournal.ie 'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel Compensation

'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel

The Irish Independent reports today that TD Maria Bailey has dropped her claim against The Dean hotel.

From TheJournal.ie Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy Unfair Dismissal

Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

From TheJournal.ie Over €100k paid out in compensation to two families of prisoners who died from self-inflicted injuries PAC

Over €100k paid out in compensation to two families of prisoners who died from self-inflicted injuries

That’s according to documents provided to the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

From TheJournal.ie Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud Slovenia

Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud

Authorities managed to pick up the hand and have it sewed back on in time.

From TheJournal.ie Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k Personal Injury Claim

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k

The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.

From TheJournal.ie Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist Deception

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

From TheJournal.ie Dental worker who discovered hidden camera pointed at her desk awarded €5,000 Compensation

Dental worker who discovered hidden camera pointed at her desk awarded €5,000

In the case before the WRC, the employee said she was left with no choice but to leave her job after the discovery.

From TheJournal.ie Garda awarded just under €40k after being kicked and injured by woman in patrol car Garda Compensation

Garda awarded just under €40k after being kicked and injured by woman in patrol car

Garda Sinead McBride had developed post-traumatic rotator cup tendonitis in her left shoulder.

From TheJournal.ie US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin Compensation

US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin

Syrian military and intelligence tracked the broadcasts of Colvin and other journalists covering the siege of Homs to the media centre.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations WB Yeats

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations

The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours awarded €25k compensation Garda Thomas Fay

Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours awarded €25k compensation

The garda was found to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k Work Claim

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

From TheJournal.ie Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers' Compensation

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'

Although successful in her claim of sexual harassment, the WRC found the woman wasn’t discriminated against.

From TheJournal.ie Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality Compensation

Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality

The woman was accused of making “over familiar” comments to other staff.

From TheJournal.ie 'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal Crumbling

'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal

The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.

From TheJournal.ie Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub Donegal

Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub

Garda Smith had been a month off work, primarily due to the embarrassment the incident had caused.

From TheJournal.ie Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k Damages

Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k

Families of the victims have been bringing cases against the Ministry of Defence over the events of 30 January 1972.

From TheJournal.ie Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race' Compensation

Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'

The man said he was seen as suspicious “because of the colour of his skin and his beard”.

From TheJournal.ie Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time Unfair Dismissal

Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time

The man in question had been employed as a mechanic at a garage from 1 July 2003 to 18 March 2017.

From TheJournal.ie 'The show's over, you're fired': Barman who says he was accused of stealing funds awarded €16k Compensation

'The show's over, you're fired': Barman who says he was accused of stealing funds awarded €16k

He said that any such claims were totally fictitious and used as an excuse to sack him.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce No Signature

Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce

The cheques were sent to customers whose flights were delayed or cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unforgivable': Worker quits job after boss takes him out to sea to quiz him over missing €10k Amusement Company

'Unforgivable': Worker quits job after boss takes him out to sea to quiz him over missing €10k

The worker at an amusement company received €889 after his claim for unfair dismissal was upheld by the WRC.

From TheJournal.ie 'Humiliated, belittled, embarassed': Woman awarded €4.2k over Hap discrimination Moved Out

'Humiliated, belittled, embarassed': Woman awarded €4.2k over Hap discrimination

It was found that the woman was discriminated against by the landlord and was awarded the equivalent of three months’ rent.

From TheJournal.ie Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation PTSD

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles' Compensation

Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles'

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

From TheJournal.ie Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000 Unfair Dismissal

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000

The company in question did not appear at the Labour Court hearing regarding the woman’s complaint.

From TheJournal.ie Thalidomide makers didn't adequately respond to 'absolute tragedy unfolding in front of them', court hears Compensation

Thalidomide makers didn't adequately respond to 'absolute tragedy unfolding in front of them', court hears

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

From TheJournal.ie 'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair Equality

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

From TheJournal.ie Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation Unfair Dismissal

Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation

The former technician at the wind farm services company won his unfair dismissal case at the Workplace Relations Commission.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion damages in talcum powder cancer case Compensation

Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion damages in talcum powder cancer case

The plaintiffs said using the talc for personal hygiene had caused ovarian cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Retired garda awarded €9,000 for injuries suffered when arresting 'violent drunk' in 2013 Cavan

Retired garda awarded €9,000 for injuries suffered when arresting 'violent drunk' in 2013

Garda Gary Tobin had been knocked to the ground, injuring his lower back and right leg.

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