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Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse
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Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse

May 5th 2020, 10:57 PM 8,968 Views 0 Comments

The former football coach is currently serving a 30-year jail term for multiple offences.

Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post
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Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post

Feb 28th 2020, 5:13 PM 25,533 Views 0 Comments

Three masked raiders bearing firearms tied up Susan Byrne and her husband in October 2011, the court heard.

Landmark EU court ruling finds airline liable for hot coffee spilled on passenger
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Landmark EU court ruling finds airline liable for hot coffee spilled on passenger

Dec 19th 2019, 11:13 AM 30,874 Views 35 Comments

In 2015, a six-year-old girl flying from Palma de Mallorca to Vienna was badly scalded when her father’s coffee fell into her lap.

Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim
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Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim

Dec 18th 2019, 1:10 PM 7,632 Views 6 Comments

The former four-weight world champion must pay punitive damages, compensation and legal fees following the civil lawsuit.

Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims
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Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims

Dec 11th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,090 Views 24 Comments

Soft tissue, or whiplash claims, are the most common claims made in Ireland.

Man seeks damages from Department of Social Protection after his data was given to private investigator
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Man seeks damages from Department of Social Protection after his data was given to private investigator

Nov 19th 2019, 6:32 PM 28,397 Views 0 Comments

49-year-old Daniel Lannon is seeking damages for what he claims was a breach of his privacy.

Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar
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Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar

Oct 31st 2019, 8:26 AM 11,759 Views 18 Comments

A nightclub claims the South American squad caused over $30,000 worth of damage.

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight
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Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:46 PM 26,657 Views 0 Comments

The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.

Boy (14) awarded €18k after saw fell on his foot during woodwork class at school
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Boy (14) awarded €18k after saw fell on his foot during woodwork class at school

Oct 15th 2019, 4:49 PM 27,280 Views 0 Comments

The teenager fractured his foot in the incident.

13-year-old boy with cerebral palsy awarded €15 million over injuries at birth
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# Arron O’Keeffe

13-year-old boy with cerebral palsy awarded €15 million over injuries at birth

Jul 30th 2019, 4:26 PM 12,474 Views 4 Comments

Arron O’Keeffe’s family said that this wasn’t “a lottery win” for him, and that the money will go towards caring for their son.

US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million
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US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million

Jul 16th 2019, 7:17 AM 29,878 Views 41 Comments

The judge said that while Monsanto’s conduct was “reprehensible”, it didn’t justify the damages awarded.

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane
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Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane

May 21st 2019, 3:48 PM 39,030 Views 16 Comments

The bag had struck the woman on her face, neck and shoulder.

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages
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Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

May 14th 2019, 7:06 AM 36,635 Views 57 Comments

A jury in California ordered the payout in what the couple’s legal team called a “historic” damages award.

Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter
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Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter

Apr 9th 2019, 6:09 PM 34,361 Views 16 Comments

Rock sued Shatter at Dublin District Court for €1,800 after the accident on 2 December 2015.

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife
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# Philomena Canning

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife

Feb 26th 2019, 3:26 PM 17,408 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Canning, who is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, is seeking damages from the HSE.

Girl (6) who suffered 'nasty' laceration to knee while practising gymnastics awarded €30k
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Girl (6) who suffered 'nasty' laceration to knee while practising gymnastics awarded €30k

Feb 21st 2019, 2:52 PM 25,485 Views 0 Comments

The schoolgirl had been working on a trampoline when the accident happened in May 2017.

Telegraph pays Melania Trump 'substantial damages' and issues apology over false report
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Telegraph pays Melania Trump 'substantial damages' and issues apology over false report

Jan 26th 2019, 2:49 PM 35,606 Views 57 Comments

The newspaper apologised after publishing an article it says contains many false statements.

Garda slashed with razor blade while on flight with deportee awarded €25,000
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Garda slashed with razor blade while on flight with deportee awarded €25,000

Nov 20th 2018, 3:43 PM 31,220 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Eamon Moran was escorting the Nigerian national on a plane to Lagos when the incident happened.

Family of 'severely scalded' 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home
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Family of 'severely scalded' 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home

Nov 13th 2018, 2:41 PM 17,459 Views 0 Comments

A hot water bottle was placed next to Olive Sheeran’s feet and burst shortly afterwards, severely scalding her, a court has heard.

'Don't call me love': Judge reprimands claimant over his language
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'Don't call me love': Judge reprimands claimant over his language

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:40 PM 38,809 Views 0 Comments

The case was later struck out.

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

Oct 1st 2018, 9:16 PM 12,795 Views 0 Comments

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

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?
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Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?

Sep 19th 2018, 10:35 AM 21,752 Views 59 Comments

Ireland’s personal injury payouts are a “stark multiple” of those in other countries, a report has said.

Garda and ex-Tipperary hurler who was seriously injured after assault awarded €1.16 million
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Garda and ex-Tipperary hurler who was seriously injured after assault awarded €1.16 million

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 5:45 PM 40,548 Views 0 Comments

Justice Bernard Barton had earlier awarded the 44-year-old €175,000 general damages.

Air hostess awarded €30k damages against Ryanair after falling down plane stairs
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Air hostess awarded €30k damages against Ryanair after falling down plane stairs

Jul 11th 2018, 2:27 PM 19,372 Views 36 Comments

The court heard that she had struck her head and had been knocked unconscious for a brief period.

€25k award for bus passenger who was injured after driver braked to avoid hitting man
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€25k award for bus passenger who was injured after driver braked to avoid hitting man

Jul 4th 2018, 8:25 AM 27,481 Views 45 Comments

The court heard that the woman had been thrown forward, injuring her face, neck, shoulders and arm.

Man who was told he 'must be a drug dealer' by Spar store director awarded €25k in damages
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Man who was told he 'must be a drug dealer' by Spar store director awarded €25k in damages

Jun 5th 2018, 4:48 PM 29,586 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in a store in Lucan, Dublin on 31 October 2014.

Eight-month-old awarded €27.5k after pulling boiling water on herself at Chinese restaurant
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Eight-month-old awarded €27.5k after pulling boiling water on herself at Chinese restaurant

Feb 13th 2018, 5:02 PM 27,833 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the water was placed in front of her, and before her parents could react she had spilled it.

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger
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Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger

Jan 31st 2018, 2:51 PM 41,772 Views 0 Comments

The payment was in relation to an incident that took place at Pearse Station in 2013.

A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000
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A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000

Dec 5th 2017, 2:45 PM 31,869 Views 34 Comments

The UCD student was awarded the damages two hours before his graduation.

A Mayo woman who lost €400k on Dubai and Portugal properties is suing her financial advisor
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A Mayo woman who lost €400k on Dubai and Portugal properties is suing her financial advisor

Nov 21st 2017, 6:47 PM 54,358 Views 0 Comments

Ellen O’Mahony made the investments from the proceeds of the sale of her late husband’s pub.

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test
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Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test

Nov 16th 2017, 4:50 PM 4,245 Views 3 Comments

Roselyne Bachelot made the accusations on French television last year.

Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation
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Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation

Nov 10th 2017, 4:32 PM 42,211 Views 48 Comments

Dorota Murat was fired five weeks after informing bosses she was pregnant.

Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose
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Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose

Nov 9th 2017, 6:32 PM 32,747 Views 0 Comments

Angelo Cloonan is seeking a damages claim from the HSE.

Companies allegedly transferred hazardous waste to north Dublin landfill after describing it as safe
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Companies allegedly transferred hazardous waste to north Dublin landfill after describing it as safe

Aug 28th 2017, 9:34 PM 17,615 Views 0 Comments

An action for damages against the three companies has been launched by Murphy Environmental Hollywood and Integrated Materials Solutions Partnership.

Woman awarded €1.2m in libel damages from Independent News and Media to sue former solicitors
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Woman awarded €1.2m in libel damages from Independent News and Media to sue former solicitors

Aug 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 68,899 Views 0 Comments

Solicitors McCann FitzGerald had represented Monica Leech in three libel actions against the media group dating from 2005.

Producer Quincy Jones wins €8 million in damages from Michael Jackson's estate
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Producer Quincy Jones wins €8 million in damages from Michael Jackson's estate

Jul 27th 2017, 8:32 AM 18,743 Views 6 Comments

A lawyer representing Jackson’s estate said: “This is a grab for money that Mr Jones isn’t entitled to”.

Court of Appeal finds woman who sued partner's parents after she lost an eye entitled to €200,000
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Court of Appeal finds woman who sued partner's parents after she lost an eye entitled to €200,000

Jun 16th 2017, 9:08 PM 26,530 Views 0 Comments

A damages claim had been dismissed by the High Court in 2012.

Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court
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Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court

Jun 15th 2017, 10:57 AM 21,377 Views 25 Comments

The judgement was given by a chamber of seven judges.

Judge says chasing should not be banned in schools after student loses damages claim
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Judge says chasing should not be banned in schools after student loses damages claim

Apr 3rd 2017, 5:04 PM 42,130 Views 0 Comments

The presiding judge said games of chase in schoolyards could not be prohibited.

Dental nurse called 'a f***ing skankhole' by Dublin Bus driver loses 75k damages claim
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# Wash Your Mouth Out

Dental nurse called 'a f***ing skankhole' by Dublin Bus driver loses 75k damages claim

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:58 PM 71,269 Views 0 Comments

The bus driver cursed at her for not picking up litter, a court had heard.

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