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

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

Feb 23rd 2016, 2:41 PM 18,526 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Dec 1st 2015, 2:23 PM 25,778 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 24th 2015, 1:50 PM 16,837 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Nov 16th 2015, 4:49 PM 23,643 Views 91 Comments

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

Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal
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# Highland Radio

Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal

Nov 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 15,414 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 3:32 PM 37,565 Views 66 Comments

The slip made her back and neck problems come back.

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

Oct 26th 2015, 7:30 AM 32,911 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Oct 20th 2015, 1:37 PM 11,774 Views 7 Comments

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

Man 'isolated, bullied and harassed' by work managers awarded €20,000
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# Employment Appeals Tribunal

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

Oct 18th 2015, 7:45 AM 33,414 Views 26 Comments

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

The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis
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# Deregulation

The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis

Oct 16th 2015, 2:21 PM 19,939 Views 65 Comments

Three men have lost their High Court case.

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

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

Oct 11th 2015, 10:27 PM 18,603 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Sep 20th 2015, 7:30 AM 28,612 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Sep 9th 2015, 3:00 PM 21,262 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 4th 2015, 1:26 PM 11,998 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 31st 2015, 3:25 PM 7,928 Views 2 Comments

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

Leinster release Kane Douglas after receiving 'suitable' compensation
# Exit Door
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# Exit Door

Leinster release Kane Douglas after receiving 'suitable' compensation

Jul 23rd 2015, 2:34 PM 9,822 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 1:51 PM 10,383 Views 10 Comments

Mourad Boudjellal is not a happy man.

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

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

Jul 18th 2015, 7:45 AM 19,729 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 17th 2015, 11:08 PM 47,281 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

May 22nd 2015, 4:30 PM 14,649 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:09 AM 23,195 Views 19 Comments

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

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries
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# Personal Injury

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries

Mar 10th 2015, 10:19 AM 10,478 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2015, 4:29 PM 23,727 Views 14 Comments

The company has received hundreds of claims for compensation.

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

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

Nov 6th 2014, 10:23 AM 6,108 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 6th 2014, 9:19 AM 8,600 Views 7 Comments

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

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

Oct 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 42,745 Views 74 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 17th 2014, 10:16 AM 38,569 Views 59 Comments

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

Blind teenager awarded €3.2m in damages after court battle
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Blind teenager awarded €3.2m in damages after court battle

Oct 8th 2014, 9:48 AM 8,728 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

May 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 162 Views 20 Comments

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?

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

May 19th 2014, 9:46 AM 26,569 Views 52 Comments

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

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases
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# Apology

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases

May 14th 2014, 1:54 PM 18,077 Views 15 Comments

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

Only one in every twenty complaints about financial mis-selling is upheld
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# Sharp Practice?

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

Apr 28th 2014, 6:44 PM 6,692 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:45 AM 7,408 Views 2 Comments

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

Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation
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# Redress

Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 7,719 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Mar 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 61,622 Views 114 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 8,070 Views 7 Comments

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.

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

Feb 25th 2014, 2:14 PM 11,028 Views 24 Comments

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

Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund
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Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund

Feb 25th 2014, 10:13 AM 4,764 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 15th 2014, 6:01 PM 10,306 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Feb 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 746 Views 100 Comments

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.