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From TheJournal.ie Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable" Claims

Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"

The judge also said he found the man to be “guarded and defensive”.

From TheJournal.ie Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women Compensation

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

From TheJournal.ie Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000 Car Chase

Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000

John Sutherland was involved in a head-on collision when chasing two youths who had robbed firearms from a house in Co Waterford.

From TheJournal.ie Boy who cut his knee after tripping over 'vandalised' water meter awarded €12,500 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.

From TheJournal.ie Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack Whiplash

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack

Detective Garda Clifford Singleton sustained long term neck injuries as a result.

From TheJournal.ie Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes Taking Us For A Ride

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes

Ireland is also a popular target for ‘fraud tourism’ due to high compensation payouts.

From TheJournal.ie Garda who dislocated shoulder at Dublin Airport awarded €93,000 Deportation

Garda who dislocated shoulder at Dublin Airport awarded €93,000

Garda Donal Donnellan dislocated his right shoulder twice while dealing with people who had entered the country illegally.

From TheJournal.ie Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault Waterford

Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault

Gerard Walsh said he thought he would die in the attack, which happened in 1992.

From TheJournal.ie 'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon Skin Deep

'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon

Margaret McLaughlin decided to treat herself to a facial at Revive salon on the Milltown Road in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion Compensation

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

Amanda Mellet was told the child she was carrying would die in the womb or shortly after birth.

From TheJournal.ie Parks service appeals €40,000 payout for woman who fell while hillwalking Wicklow Way

Parks service appeals €40,000 payout for woman who fell while hillwalking

Teresa Wall said her foot had snagged in a hole in one of the old railway sleepers that made up the boardwalk.

From TheJournal.ie State apology: 399 women given up to €150,000 each for symphysiotomy procedures Compensation

State apology: 399 women given up to €150,000 each for symphysiotomy procedures

However Marie O’Connor, spokesperson for a symphysiotomy group, described the grants as “an official whitewash”.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex Compensation

Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex

The incident occurred during a laser gun game which was part of the girl’s 11th birthday celebrations.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry Discrimination

Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry

They said they were turned away because they had come from the Traveller conference which was being held next door.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000 Damages

Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000

Mr Justice Anthony Barr made the award to Ligia Pop against C Morton & Sons Ltd.

From TheJournal.ie HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group Compensation

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot Damages

Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot

The boy was playing at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages Compensation

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages

The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco Compensation

Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco

The woman suffers ongoing shoulder pain and had to leave her job as a result of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million Compensation

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising Lost Property And Animals

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.

From TheJournal.ie Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible' Compensation

Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'

Yesterday it was confirmed that no criminal charges are going to be brought forward in the case.

From The42 Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals Compensation

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals

Football’s governing body has accepted that World Cup votes were sold but wants compensation from those involved for ‘tarnishing its brand’.

From TheJournal.ie Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages High Court

Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages

The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.

From TheJournal.ie Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita Settled

Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita

31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died in Galway hospital in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Former restaurant manager awarded €18,000 in damages after cutting foot on broken flower pot plate Dublin

Former restaurant manager awarded €18,000 in damages after cutting foot on broken flower pot plate

Angela Gamble told the Circuit Civil Court that she saw blood coming out of her shoe after walking over the broken ceramic plate.

From TheJournal.ie Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records Shredding Dispute

Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records

The move comes after symphysiotomy survivors objected to an online notice warning them that unclaimed medical records would be destroyed.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolgirl awarded €40k after 'savage' attack by neighbour's dog Dog Attack

Schoolgirl awarded €40k after 'savage' attack by neighbour's dog

The court was told the dog, named Sophie, had bitten the six-year-old in the face, lacerating her upper lip.

From TheJournal.ie Girl (5) who cut leg to the bone on 'knife-edged' toilet roll holder awarded €40,000 Compensation

Girl (5) who cut leg to the bone on 'knife-edged' toilet roll holder awarded €40,000

Katie Carroll McGowan has been left with a permanent scar from the accident.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes worker awarded €15k after slipping on wet floor while carrying box of doughnuts Damages

Dunnes worker awarded €15k after slipping on wet floor while carrying box of doughnuts

Alison Leavey’s wrist was injured after it was caught in a door.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal Compensation

'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal

The unarmed garda faced down and disarmed a robber who had been trained by the Lithuanian military.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal Highland Radio

Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal

The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that Steven Lynch was justified in resigning his position at Highland Radio.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who slipped on Dunnes Stores potato wedge wins €23,000 in damages Wedge Roll

Woman who slipped on Dunnes Stores potato wedge wins €23,000 in damages

The slip made her back and neck problems come back.

From TheJournal.ie Sacked Connacht Gold employee denies writing 'vulgar' comment on milk carton Compensation

Sacked Connacht Gold employee denies writing 'vulgar' comment on milk carton

Shop steward Conor Rafter was awarded €25,000 in compensation under the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Expectant mothers experienced 75 'extreme' incidents in Irish hospitals last year Compensation

Expectant mothers experienced 75 'extreme' incidents in Irish hospitals last year

The State Claims Agency said Ireland’s national incident rates are “not dissimilar to international figures”.

From TheJournal.ie Man 'isolated, bullied and harassed' by work managers awarded €20,000 Employment Appeals Tribunal

Man 'isolated, bullied and harassed' by work managers awarded €20,000

The Employment Appeals Tribunal found that Daniel O’Reilly was constructively dismissed.

From TheJournal.ie The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis Deregulation

The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis

Three men have lost their High Court case.

From TheJournal.ie After patients burn to death in hospital bombing, charity refuses to take US money Afghanistan

After patients burn to death in hospital bombing, charity refuses to take US money

President Barack Obama has apologised to the charity, admitting the attack was a mistake.

From TheJournal.ie Sacked receptionist awarded €8,720 following dispute over €4 overtime payment Cork

Sacked receptionist awarded €8,720 following dispute over €4 overtime payment

The Employment Appeals Tribunal found Anna Maria O’Donoghue was unfairly dismissed by her employer.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year Pay Outs

Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year

In total the Injuries Board has awarded €128.45 million in the first six months of this year.