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Man awarded €16,000 after suffering injury playing footgolf

A top amateur goalkeeper who injured a big toe while playing footgolf has been awarded damages in the Circuit Civil Court against the owner of the Co Dublin course. Stuart O’Dwyer of Glenhill Avenue, Finglas, Dublin 11, and Leinster Senior League goalkeeper for Glasnevin FC, suffered the injury to his big toe and sought [...]

By |2020-10-19T16:59:56+00:00October 19th, 2020|Personal Injury Claim|0 Comments

Painter with brain injury after accident at work settles case for €3m

A painter who suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling 16 feet (5m) to the ground from a ladder has settled his High Court action for €3 million. Vincent Barry (60) will only get €825,000 of that award because the insurance company involved, based in mainland Europe, has gone into liquidation, the court was told on [...]

By |2020-10-13T14:50:42+00:00October 13th, 2020|Work Accident Claim|0 Comments

Man Awarded €20,000 For Unfair Dismissal From Call Centre

A call centre worker alleged to have told a customer they were "an impolite animal" has been awarded €20,000 after being unfairly dismissed. The RCI Call Centre in Cork has been ordered to pay Ibrahim Salah compensation after the Labour Court found it did not give allegations against him "sufficient consideration". Mr Salah commenced employment with RCI [...]

By |2020-09-28T18:59:23+00:00September 28th, 2020|Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments

Cork Woman Awarded €87,000 After Developing PTSD In Aftermath Of Road Accident

A woman has been awarded more than €87,000 by the High Court for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after she saw the partly decapitated body of a motorist who had just crashed into a bus.Lisa Sheehan (36), a married mother of two from Banteer in north Cork, sued Bus Éireann and FBD insurance which provided cover [...]

By |2020-09-21T17:02:22+00:00September 21st, 2020|Road Accident Claim|0 Comments

Former pupil settles for €20k against school in defamation case

A Laois boy has been awarded €20,000 for defamation after being labelled as a "suspect thief" when money went missing from the staff room at St Joseph’s National School in Borris-in-Ossory, in April 2018. The headmaster of the school asked four senior classes to mark on a piece of paper who they thought the culprit [...]

By |2020-09-14T18:02:57+00:00September 14th, 2020|Defamation|0 Comments

Woman scalded after glass jug explodes awarded €56,000 in compensation

A woman who was scalded when a glass jug she bought in Dunnes Stores exploded after she poured hot water from a kettle into it has been awarded more than €56,000 damages by a High Court judge. Mr Justice Kevin Cross found the jug did not have a label warning against using it for hot liquids and he [...]

By |2020-08-10T15:33:56+00:00August 10th, 2020|Personal Injury Claim|0 Comments

Court approves €35K payment to family who sued maternity hospital over tragic death of infant son

The High Court approved a payment of €35,000 by a Dublin maternity hospital to the family of an infant boy who died a few hours after delivery.The infant’s parents sued Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital after the death of their infant son at the hospital on November 19th, 2015 last.It was claimed the hospital had [...]

By |2020-08-04T16:29:55+00:00August 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Waitress who cut finger on wine glass awarded €25,000

A Restaurant Owner has been ordered to pay close to €50,000 in damages and legal costs to a waitress who cut her finger while polishing a wine glass. Judge John O’Connor said in the Circuit Civil Court that 24-year-old former waitress Daniela Tricolici ought to have received training in the safe way of polishing wine [...]

By |2020-07-27T17:28:26+00:00July 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boy who fell off a stage during a wedding in Donegal awarded €35,000

Ayoung child who fell off a stage during a wedding ceremony in a Co Donegal hotel has been awarded €35,000 in compensation. The boy, who was aged just four at the time, suffered the accident at the Strand Hotel in Ballyliffin on September 9th, 2017. The youngster appeared with both of his parents at Letterkenny Circuit Court where details of the [...]

By |2020-07-07T16:16:30+00:00July 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

€84k Compensation Awarded To Forklift Operator Over Job Dismissal

A former employee of a paint supply company in Ireland, who was found to be unfairly dismissed after she raised safety concerns, was awarded a sum of €84,759 by the Workplace Relations Commission. The female forklift operator, had a 31-year unblemished record with the employer but was dismissed shortly after raising a number of safety [...]

By |2020-06-29T13:43:35+00:00June 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments