Dublin Model Awarded €3.2m in Compensation After Road Accident

A model who suffered a traumatic brain injury and was in a coma for weeks after she was struck by a car on a dual carriageway has settled her High Court action for €3.2 million. Ms Regazzoli was 22 years of age and a part-time model and retail assistant when the accident happened in [...]

By |2021-04-08T17:47:11+00:00February 16th, 2021|Road Accident Claim, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Traveller who tried to book hotel wedding awarded €15,000 for discrimination

A maximum award of €15,000 has been awarded to a Traveller Community member against a hotel for discrimination in a significant case for the Traveller Community and businesses. The Workplace Relations Commission has found in favour of a Traveller woman in an anonymised case. She claimed that she was discriminated against by a hotel where [...]

By |2021-04-08T17:49:26+00:00January 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two Brothers Of Girl Mauled At Dublin Zoo Awarded €33k Each

Schoolboy brothers Daithi and Cathal Owens, who saw their two-year-old sister, Katie, mauled and seriously injured in an attack by a Brazilian tapir at Dublin Zoo, have received damages settlements of €33,000 each for nervous shock. Judge John O'Connor, approving the €66,000 compensation pay-out today in the Circuit Civil Court, heard the boys were only [...]

By |2020-12-01T17:03:25+00:00December 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ESB Technician Gets €83,000 In Work Accident Claim For Nervous Shock

An ESB network technician who came across a 10,000 kilovolt live electric cable when he was repairing a street light whilst carrying out his working duties has been awarded €83,000 by the High Court. Ms Justice Bronagh O'Hanlon said the claimant, Warren Harford, didn’t suffer any physical injuries, thankfully, but there was absolutely no doubt [...]

By |2020-06-15T17:59:22+00:00June 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boy Who Lost Part Of His Foot Settles Case For €725,000

A teenager from Co. Louth who lost part of his foot in a lawnmower accident when he was just two years old settled his High Court action for €725,000. The toddler ran with enthusiasm towards the ride-on lawnmower, back in 2008, when the grass was being cut and a horrific accident occurred. Jake McGuinness Smith, [...]

By |2020-06-09T13:59:52+00:00June 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boy Gets €55,000 Compensation After Injuring Knee At Dublin Art Camp

A High Court action was settled for €55,000 this week for a boy who fell over a tree stump and injured his knee at a Dublin based Art Camp. The incident occurred in 2016, when Diarmuid O’Connor was just 10 years old. He had wandered off into an area of bushes whilst he was attending [...]

By |2020-05-19T15:52:41+00:00May 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boy (9) awarded more than €32m in highest ever settlement for personal injuries claim

Anine-year-old boy left brain damaged and permanently disabled after a failure to diagnose an infection when he was a baby has settled his High Court action against Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Dublin, with a final record damages payout of €25 million. This brings to a record €32.4 million the total paid out to Benjamin Gillick, [...]

By |2020-04-14T16:58:11+00:00April 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Young Girl Awarded €45,000 After Having Fingers Crushed In Restaurant Door

Aseven-year-old girl from Dublin, who had her fingers crushed by a door in a Dublin restaurant has been awarded €45,000 in damages. On Monday, Dublin's Circuit Civil Court was told that Paula Buliauskite’s right hand was trapped in a closing door in The Old Schoolhouse Restaurant in Swords three years ago. The girl's middle and [...]

By |2020-04-06T13:36:52+00:00April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PSNI faces £488m bill for officers hurt on duty

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is facing a bill of nearly £500m for officers hurt on duty.The Audit Office has called the scheme for payments "not fit for purpose", and said substantial changes were needed to make things affordable.Payments to police and prison officers have soared since 2015, a report by the public [...]

By |2020-03-31T13:24:26+00:00March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coronavirus flights – what to do if your airline refuses refunds

Holidaymakers due to fly with airlines including easyJet, Norwegian Air, and Ryanair say complaints over holidays cancelled due to coronavirus are being ignored. If you’re having trouble getting a refund, here’s what to do to try and claim back your money. As coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, continues to spread around the globe, major airlines [...]

By |2020-03-23T15:16:23+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments