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

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:58 PM 71,288 Views 0 Comments

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

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport
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Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport

Mar 20th 2017, 6:20 PM 32,915 Views 0 Comments

The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall
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Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall

Mar 14th 2017, 3:17 PM 22,972 Views 32 Comments

The shop denied negligence in the case.

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled
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Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled

Mar 8th 2017, 2:28 PM 21,432 Views 42 Comments

The comments were made at a hearing where a young boy was awarded €25,000 in damages after being bitten by a neighbour’s German Shepherd.

Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500
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Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500

Mar 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 19,905 Views 56 Comments

Her finger was pierced by a sharp piece of metal under a chair in a restaurant.

High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way
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High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way

Feb 17th 2017, 11:35 AM 42,166 Views 106 Comments

The judge said the woman was genuine, but had been negligent when she fell.

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case
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Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

Feb 1st 2017, 10:58 PM 18,461 Views 15 Comments

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel
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Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel

Dec 19th 2016, 4:14 PM 23,568 Views 27 Comments

The judge said, “It was an accident waiting to happen”.

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood
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Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood

Dec 7th 2016, 9:41 PM 16,071 Views 0 Comments

The father’s application to the Hepatitis C Tribunal was refused.

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

Dec 1st 2016, 6:10 AM 26,914 Views 11 Comments

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

Boy (9) awarded €11,595 after claiming one-kilo dumbbell fell on his head in Dunnes Stores
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Boy (9) awarded €11,595 after claiming one-kilo dumbbell fell on his head in Dunnes Stores

Nov 10th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,632 Views 17 Comments

The court heard the incident happened five years ago when the boy was four years old.

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

Nov 9th 2016, 6:10 PM 31,452 Views 51 Comments

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

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

Nov 1st 2016, 3:45 PM 17,226 Views 6 Comments

The boy was playing at the time.

Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station
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Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station

Oct 27th 2016, 10:54 AM 24,098 Views 58 Comments

The judge ruled that Irish Rail has to warn passengers about the gap.

Dublin pub loses case after showing Premier League matches without proper licence
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Dublin pub loses case after showing Premier League matches without proper licence

Oct 21st 2016, 6:03 AM 33,251 Views 55 Comments

Long Island Bar on Dorset Street was accused of showing two matches without a proper licence.

Artist Kevin Sharkey ordered to pay €5,000 damages over tweet claiming Kerryman was 'racist'
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Artist Kevin Sharkey ordered to pay €5,000 damages over tweet claiming Kerryman was 'racist'

Oct 12th 2016, 3:13 PM 30,967 Views 35 Comments

Sharkey was not present in court for the proceedings.

"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub
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"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub

Oct 5th 2016, 7:21 PM 21,080 Views 54 Comments

The men paid €9,000 in compensation to the victim.

Woman wins €15,000 damages after 'vicious assault' by nightclub bouncer
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Woman wins €15,000 damages after 'vicious assault' by nightclub bouncer

Oct 5th 2016, 4:52 PM 41,821 Views 45 Comments

28-year-old Elaine Bennett was attacked by bouncers outside Krystle nightclub in Dublin city centre on New Year’s Eve 2014.

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages
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Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages

Oct 4th 2016, 3:28 PM 23,198 Views 33 Comments

She is thought to have fallen out of the window when she was chasing a ball.

Ex-garda who "reluctantly retired" after being assaulted on duty awarded €195,000 in compensation
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Ex-garda who "reluctantly retired" after being assaulted on duty awarded €195,000 in compensation

Aug 10th 2016, 6:45 PM 25,834 Views 0 Comments

The ex-garda had been arresting a man for public order offences when he was assaulted.

Woman loses €60k damages claim over broken finger and lost nail
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Woman loses €60k damages claim over broken finger and lost nail

Jul 25th 2016, 5:11 PM 42,392 Views 37 Comments

The law student was suing a shop in Dublin after her hand got caught in its door.

Mother who put her children in Tesco trolley which toppled loses €60,000 damages claim
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Mother who put her children in Tesco trolley which toppled loses €60,000 damages claim

Jul 14th 2016, 7:30 AM 49,184 Views 97 Comments

The trolley toppled as the woman left Tesco.

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

Jul 12th 2016, 1:06 PM 25,537 Views 81 Comments

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

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

Jul 8th 2016, 3:56 PM 35,518 Views 65 Comments

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

Man falsely accused of stealing mop loses €75k defamation claim
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Man falsely accused of stealing mop loses €75k defamation claim

Jul 1st 2016, 7:30 PM 31,844 Views 37 Comments

He had been upset and concerned that other customers were looking at him.

Judge dismisses damages claim by teen who fell on broken bottle
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Judge dismisses damages claim by teen who fell on broken bottle

Jun 30th 2016, 4:28 PM 33,381 Views 36 Comments

The 14-year-old boy’s parents claimed the grass in the common area was knee-high when he fell on the bottle.

Chef awarded €7k after getting electric shock from panini machine
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Chef awarded €7k after getting electric shock from panini machine

Jun 30th 2016, 2:44 PM 24,415 Views 31 Comments

The incident happened at a hotel in 2013.

Garda injured while chasing stolen car awarded €36,000 in damages
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Garda injured while chasing stolen car awarded €36,000 in damages

Jun 28th 2016, 7:07 AM 16,182 Views 15 Comments

Garda Brian Hanrahan made headlines when he was shot in the US last year.

Man loses €60k injury claim after YouTube video shows him dancing energetically
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Man loses €60k injury claim after YouTube video shows him dancing energetically

Jun 16th 2016, 6:30 AM 31,737 Views 55 Comments

He had legal costs awarded against him.

Boy awarded €20,000 after getting his finger caught in the hinge of a door at creche
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Boy awarded €20,000 after getting his finger caught in the hinge of a door at creche

Jun 14th 2016, 3:25 PM 24,594 Views 72 Comments

The boy’s finger was lacerated in the incident and his nail was also damaged.

Man loses €60,000 injury claim after posting about four-hour cycle on Facebook
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Man loses €60,000 injury claim after posting about four-hour cycle on Facebook

May 28th 2016, 7:58 AM 34,549 Views 0 Comments

He had legal costs awarded against him.

Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman
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Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman

May 10th 2016, 6:45 PM 23,580 Views 0 Comments

Nigel Boyne was told by a judge today to pay the manager of Baldoyle Badminton Centre, Jean Denihan, €30,000 in damages.

Wife of Dave Mahon settles damages claim with Irish Water
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Wife of Dave Mahon settles damages claim with Irish Water

May 10th 2016, 3:10 PM 47,006 Views 0 Comments

Audrey Fitzpatrick had lodged a €60,000 claim against Dublin City Council and the water utility after falling into an open shore in May 2014.

6-year-old left scarred for life after swimming pool fall awarded €21k
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6-year-old left scarred for life after swimming pool fall awarded €21k

May 4th 2016, 6:30 AM 28,913 Views 57 Comments

Emma Olteanu had been swimming with her father Marius Olteanu at the Clarion Hotel in Clondalkin, Dublin, when the incident happened.

Schoolgirl who fell on metal bar in playground receives €42k in damages
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Schoolgirl who fell on metal bar in playground receives €42k in damages

Apr 20th 2016, 6:08 AM 25,628 Views 35 Comments

The 13-year-old girl was scarred for life after the fall.

Man who saved elderly woman from burning bus settles damages claim
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Man who saved elderly woman from burning bus settles damages claim

Apr 18th 2016, 3:15 PM 35,932 Views 25 Comments

The settlement figure was not divulged in court.

Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner
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Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner

Apr 12th 2016, 1:00 PM 15,633 Views 70 Comments

The garda said the prisoner bit him on the leg and hit him over the head with a torch.

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals
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Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals

Mar 16th 2016, 11:57 AM 2,581 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Mar 14th 2016, 6:45 PM 20,969 Views 57 Comments

The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.

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

Mar 10th 2016, 2:11 PM 25,566 Views 55 Comments

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