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

Mar 4th 2016, 2:31 PM 29,781 Views 42 Comments

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

Teenager awarded €19k after electronic frame fell on her in Eason shop
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Teenager awarded €19k after electronic frame fell on her in Eason shop

Feb 10th 2016, 12:13 PM 19,813 Views 21 Comments

The Circuit Court heard that she suffered a concussion injury and soft-tissue damage.

'He was screaming and there was blood everywhere' - garda awarded €200,000 after pit bull attack
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'He was screaming and there was blood everywhere' - garda awarded €200,000 after pit bull attack

Feb 8th 2016, 6:12 PM 36,325 Views 42 Comments

Garda John Leahy had to receive over 100 stitches and was out of work for a year after the attack.

Woman awarded €16k in damages after suffering whiplash when driver 'tipped' her car
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Woman awarded €16k in damages after suffering whiplash when driver 'tipped' her car

Feb 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 54,064 Views 71 Comments

The woman said she suffered injuries to her neck and left shoulder.

Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying
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Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying

Jan 28th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,793 Views 11 Comments

The woman had claimed she suffered anxiety and distress as a result of her treatment by the principal.

Mountjoy prisoner, who claimed he was assaulted by a riot squad, loses €38,000 damages claim
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Mountjoy prisoner, who claimed he was assaulted by a riot squad, loses €38,000 damages claim

Jan 19th 2016, 7:08 PM 16,641 Views 31 Comments

Jonathan Grimes claimed he was beaten repeatedly with batons in October 2010.

Polish mother and son told if they're still in Ireland after tomorrow they will be arrested
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Polish mother and son told if they're still in Ireland after tomorrow they will be arrested

Dec 10th 2015, 3:46 PM 49,524 Views 70 Comments

A judge said there are “enough rogues and gangsters in this country without importing some”.

Settlement of €3k rejected after schoolboy cuts leg on broken glass
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Settlement of €3k rejected after schoolboy cuts leg on broken glass

Dec 4th 2015, 6:00 AM 26,985 Views 45 Comments

The injury has been described as being worth ten times that amount.

Woman awarded €30,000 after being told “just do the f**king job”
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Woman awarded €30,000 after being told “just do the f**king job”

Nov 26th 2015, 7:42 PM 52,697 Views 52 Comments

The woman claimed she had been asked to do “illegal tasks”.

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

Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth
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Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth

Nov 24th 2015, 1:42 PM 8,811 Views 6 Comments

Roisin Conroy has cerebral palsy as a result of her birth at the hospital in Portlaoise in 2001.

'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 23,645 Views 91 Comments

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

Girl (9) awarded €40k after finger severed between Dublin pharmacy doors
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Girl (9) awarded €40k after finger severed between Dublin pharmacy doors

Oct 27th 2015, 2:31 PM 21,022 Views 28 Comments

The young girl had to give up her piano lessons following the incident at Doc Morris Pharmacy in Lucan.

Mother of 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy says apology from hospital 'too little too late'
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Mother of 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy says apology from hospital 'too little too late'

Oct 15th 2015, 8:17 PM 10,022 Views 23 Comments

Katie Manton was awarded €6.7 million in damages today.

Paul Gascoigne has won €264,000 in damages for having his phone hacked
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Paul Gascoigne has won €264,000 in damages for having his phone hacked

May 21st 2015, 1:26 PM 16,396 Views 42 Comments

The troubled former footballer, along with numerous other celebrities, has received a settlement from Mirror Group Newspapers.

'No chance': Germany won't pay €162 billion 'owed' to Greece since WWII
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'No chance': Germany won't pay €162 billion 'owed' to Greece since WWII

Feb 9th 2015, 9:14 PM 52,195 Views 204 Comments

The country’s central bank was forced to loan a massive sum to the Third Reich.

Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast
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Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast

Oct 31st 2014, 11:02 PM 88,866 Views 49 Comments

The photo showed the woman sitting outside her house and her face was blurred out.

Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case
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Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case

Oct 16th 2014, 3:55 PM 32,772 Views 61 Comments

The judge ruled that his injury was not the fault of the promoters.

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations
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LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations

Aug 5th 2014, 10:47 AM 10,418 Views 13 Comments

The professional social network said it paid more than $3.3 million in overtime back wages and $2.5 million in damages to workers in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York.

Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos
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Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos

Jul 23rd 2014, 2:30 PM 2,975 Views 1 Comment

The one-year-old got a five-figure payout for the pictures of his ‘milestone moments’.

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU
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Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU

Mar 14th 2014, 1:18 PM 14,854 Views 131 Comments

The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.

Father Ted festival organisers distance themselves from runaway milk float
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# Pat Mustard

Father Ted festival organisers distance themselves from runaway milk float

Feb 25th 2014, 6:30 PM 37,433 Views 0 Comments

Speed 3, in real life.

Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse
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Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse

Jan 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 361 Views 192 Comments

Some privately-owned news media can be described as having a particular editorial slant – but the state broadcaster has a duty to be balanced and challenge opinions that promote inequality, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande
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French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande

Jan 16th 2014, 5:22 PM 13,386 Views 22 Comments

Julie Gayet is seeking €50,000 in damages for the report. If she wins, Closer will have to publish the legal verdict on its cover page.

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief
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Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief

Sep 12th 2013, 3:26 PM 14,218 Views 0 Comments

The former detective published a book alleging that Madeleine McCann’s parents were involved in her disappearance from a vacation home in 2007.

9 series on Netflix which might have passed you by
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# Tellywatch

9 series on Netflix which might have passed you by

Aug 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 91,455 Views 119 Comments

From legal thrillers, to reality trash, we’ve got you covered.

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird
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Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird

May 4th 2013, 12:21 PM 10,964 Views 14 Comments

The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case
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Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case

Mar 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,660 Views 15 Comments

A High Court judgement is being hailed as a landmark ruling which makes businesses legally liable for data protection breaches.

Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half
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Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half

Mar 4th 2013, 2:39 PM 6,717 Views 18 Comments

Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.

Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations
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Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations

Feb 28th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,259 Views 21 Comments

A court ruled last December that the practice – dating back to 1972 – is unconstitutional and violates human rights.

Woman who gave birth after sterilisation awarded €100,000 in damages
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Woman who gave birth after sterilisation awarded €100,000 in damages

Feb 1st 2013, 3:50 PM 15,605 Views 70 Comments

Karen Hurley gave birth to a baby boy with a fatal illness following her failed steriliation procedure.

Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages
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Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages

Nov 26th 2012, 6:59 PM 31,736 Views 13 Comments

The woman claimed the producers of the show discriminated against her after her pregnancy.

Michaela's family to sue Mauritian paper for publishing dead body images
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Michaela's family to sue Mauritian paper for publishing dead body images

Nov 23rd 2012, 1:40 PM 9,611 Views 16 Comments

The 27-year-old was on honeymoon at the Legends (now Lux) Hotel in January 2011 when she was murdered.

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court
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Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court

Nov 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 8,048 Views 33 Comments

Pat Swords claims the public have been denied their legal right to participate in planning and funding decisions for green energy projects.

Australian wins $200k from Google for 'mobster' defamation
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Australian wins $200k from Google for 'mobster' defamation

Nov 12th 2012, 11:54 AM 5,432 Views 1 Comment

Milorad Trkulja accused Google of defaming him with material which he said implied he was a major crime figure in Melbourne.

Widow receives landmark damages over death of husband
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Widow receives landmark damages over death of husband

Oct 9th 2012, 1:20 PM 10,159 Views 34 Comments

Margaret Madden today received over €720,000 in damages in relation to the shooting dead of her husband Terence in 1999.

Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung
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Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung

Jul 30th 2012, 12:44 PM 3,732 Views 14 Comments

The smartphone giants will lock horns in a federal court in the US today, with Apple seeking $2.5 billion for patent infringement.

In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling
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In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling

Jul 17th 2012, 5:34 PM 4,017 Views 6 Comments

Both men are looking forward to defending themselves against allegations made about the awarding of Ireland’s second mobile phone licence in 1995.

Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion
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Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion

May 25th 2012, 8:19 AM 5,196 Views 24 Comments

A woman in Spain sued the doctor for damages after she believed she had a successful termination when she was eight weeks pregnant. She gave birth to a healthy baby in 2010.