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From TheJournal.ie Setanta Insurance customers will finally get the money they're owed Court

Setanta Insurance customers will finally get the money they're owed

The firm was wound up in 2014, but over 1,700 claims were outstanding.

From The42 23 is the magic number when it comes to the tricky world of transfers Column

23 is the magic number when it comes to the tricky world of transfers

John O’Sullivan looks at how the presence of mandatory compensation payments often influence when LOI players move on.

From The42 Leinster release Kane Douglas after receiving 'suitable' compensation Exit Door

Leinster release Kane Douglas after receiving 'suitable' compensation

The lock is expected to join Queensland Reds on a two-year contract.

From The42 Toulon's owner may sue ARU for 'millions' over Quade Cooper deal Compensation

Toulon's owner may sue ARU for 'millions' over Quade Cooper deal

Mourad Boudjellal is not a happy man.

From TheJournal.ie Man awarded €28,000 compensation on grounds of discrimination at work Equality Tribunal

Man awarded €28,000 compensation on grounds of discrimination at work

Mariusz Kozak was awarded €28,000 in compensation from his former employer Eirtech Aviation Ltd.

From TheJournal.ie Minimum-wage employee who was working 70 hour weeks while heavily pregnant receives €55,000 in compensation Equality Tribunal

Minimum-wage employee who was working 70 hour weeks while heavily pregnant receives €55,000 in compensation

Polish national Ewelina Gacek has won her case against €uro 50 store at the Equality Tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation Mistakes Were Made

Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation

The teenager tried to kill herself after police accused her of lying about the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Dead boy's family win $150 million payout over exploding Jeep Chrysler

Dead boy's family win $150 million payout over exploding Jeep

But parent company Fiat Chrysler still insists the vehicles aren’t defective.

From TheJournal.ie Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries Personal Injury

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries

Dublin City Council also spent €7.7 million on settlements for public injuries last year.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly ignition switches linked to 56 deaths, brain damage and amputation General Motors

Deadly ignition switches linked to 56 deaths, brain damage and amputation

The company has received hundreds of claims for compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply? Redress

Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?

That’s according to a survivors group SOS, which describes its time limits as “draconian”.

From TheJournal.ie Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today Slip And Fall

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral home refused to look after the body of 14-year-old Traveller Compensation

Funeral home refused to look after the body of 14-year-old Traveller

The family of the teenager have been awarded more than €6,000 in compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Hotdog and wine gums dispute gets fired Cineworld worker €20,000 Sacked

Hotdog and wine gums dispute gets fired Cineworld worker €20,000

The former cinema worker purchased a regular hotdog, when he had, in fact, received a large hotdog.

From TheJournal.ie Blind teenager awarded €3.2m in damages after court battle Compensation

Blind teenager awarded €3.2m in damages after court battle

The family of 13-year-old Noel McCarthy have spoken of their relief after a court battle lasting more than a decade.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing? Judiciary

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

From TheJournal.ie Woman with disabilities awarded €30k after employer refused to provide her with a chair Compensation

Woman with disabilities awarded €30k after employer refused to provide her with a chair

Her previous role at a customer service desk had changed, meaning she would have been required to stand.

From TheJournal.ie Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases Apology

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases

The company’s CEO said that it would employ a third party to “make due compensation” to victims and their families.

From TheJournal.ie Only one in every twenty complaints about financial mis-selling is upheld Sharp Practice?

Only one in every twenty complaints about financial mis-selling is upheld

Fianna Fail issues a call to overhaul rules governing the sale of financial products.

From TheJournal.ie One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can't return to work Rana Plaza

One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can't return to work

Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation Redress

Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation

Justice Minister Alan Shatter told the Dáil that 731 applications have been made under the redress scheme so far.

From TheJournal.ie Worker awarded €80k for being told her job no longer existed after maternity leave Tribunal

Worker awarded €80k for being told her job no longer existed after maternity leave

The Equality Tribunal said Lisa Mullen was subjected to a “range of unlawful treatment and comments” by her employer.

From TheJournal.ie Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow Magdalene Laundry

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow

The organisers say the memorial is a time where people can reflect, lay flowers, read a poem and spend a quiet moment at the graveside.

From TheJournal.ie How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013? Compensation

How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013?

If you guessed €243 million, you were right. And really good at guessing.

From TheJournal.ie Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund Compensation

Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund

Survivors Who Stand Together claim that they are being treated like “beggars”.

From The42 Castres may owe Toulon €400,000 after Kockott changes mind over move Money For Old Rope

Castres may owe Toulon €400,000 after Kockott changes mind over move

The Heineken Cup champions had agreed a pre-contract deal with the South African born French international.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women? Payoff

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council spent nearly €7 million on public liabilities in 2013 Compensation

Dublin City Council spent nearly €7 million on public liabilities in 2013

The no-win, no-fee sector will have enjoyed that.

From TheJournal.ie Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures ICCL

Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures

In its annual report, the Investor Compensation Company Limited said 2013 was ‘challenging’ due to payouts to IBRC and CHC.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women' Magdalene Laundries

'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'

Mary Lou McDonald said time was ticking and that at least two women have passed away without receiving compensation.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation Factory Workers

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

From TheJournal.ie Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away Survivors

Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away

Kathleen Whelan is one of two members of Magdalene Survivors Together who has died this year before receiving compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities I Spy

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities

The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.

From TheJournal.ie State bodies account for nearly 30 per cent of employment payments upheld in 12 months Equality Tribunal

State bodies account for nearly 30 per cent of employment payments upheld in 12 months

Despite accounting for just eight of 59 cases upheld at the Equality Tribunal, arms of the state accounted for €300,000 of the €1 million paid out since August 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse Bangladesh

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office Cork

Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office

The protest will involve the signatures of over 1,000 people being gathered on white sheets and displayed at the event.

From TheJournal.ie Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010 Kathleen Lynch

Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010

Three years ago Kathleen Lynch said the government’s refusal to include the Bethany Home in a redress scgeme was a “running sore”. Yesterday she said the government’s decision to refuse redress was an “appropriate one”.

From TheJournal.ie Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme Compensation

Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme

The 35 patients of Dr Michael Neary received unnecessary oophorectomies during his 25 years at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes Leaders' Questions

Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes

The religious orders who were responsible for the Magdalene Laundries should give money towards the compensation scheme, but Enda Kenny says he won’t go down the legal route to ensure they do.