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# compensation - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Boy (4) awarded €46,000 after he fell from wooden pallets while at a creche

The child suffered a laceration above his right eyebrow.

# compensation - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k

The man’s spouse was stuck in a hostile situation with young men carrying weapons.

# compensation - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

# compensation - Sunday 19 November, 2017

'It's been two months, it's just not on': Customers say Ryanair still owes money after cancellations

Ryanair customers told TheJournal.ie that, despite numerous contacts with customer services, they have not yet received compensation.

# compensation - Thursday 16 November, 2017

After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m

KBC estimates up to 1,661 of its customers may have been impacted.

# compensation - Friday 10 November, 2017

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

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

# compensation - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview

The woman said she felt “exposed” by being asked the question in such a situation.

# compensation - Monday 6 November, 2017

Garda who suffered internal injuries during violent arrest awarded €36k in compensation

Garda Nicola Gorman was kicked and punched in the ribs, chest and lower back by a man who was resisting arrest.

# compensation - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages

The court heard that Dawid Szafirowski, now aged six, had three times been referred to accident and emergency units and twice detained for treatment of his illness.

# compensation - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Tracker mortgage victim speaks of 'constant harassment' from bank for arrears

Both David Greaves and his wife were diagnosed with cancer in the time it took for them to get back their money and €9,000 in compensation.

# compensation - Monday 23 October, 2017

Tracker scandal: Repayments by Christmas as Donohoe bemoans 'cultural issue' with banks

The CEOs of Bank of Ireland, Permanent TSB and KBC held talks with the Minister for Finance today.

# compensation - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal

Financial institutions have paid out €163 million to affected customers to date.

# compensation - Monday 18 September, 2017

140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

# compensation - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Passengers urged to check if Ryanair owes them compensation for cancelling flights

Hundreds of flights are going to be cancelled.

# compensation - Monday 14 August, 2017

'Living in financial limbo': Victims of tracker mortgage scandal still waiting for answers from banks

Thousands of customers were denied tracker rates and charged a higher rate of interest than they should have been paying.

# compensation - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the barber discriminated against 13-year-old wheelchair-user Thomas Bermingham on grounds of disability.

# compensation - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building

Some farmers are talking about taking their kids out of college due to the bad harvest.

# compensation - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Garda and former Galway hurler awarded €30,000 after being injured by getaway car

A car ran over Kevin Hooban’s leg as he and a colleague attempted to stop it.

# compensation - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Woman awarded €4k in unfair dismissal case after taking 'old and smelly basket' from work

She said she took the basket from a rubbish dump at work without permission and brought it home to hold flowers.

# compensation - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day'

The Bank of Ireland customer was first told she was affected in December last year – but has received no additional information since then.

# compensation - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Woman who worked '15-hour days, 7 days a week and wasn't allowed leave house' awarded €67k

Sultana Anwar alleged that she worked for the Nazirs in this manner for over two years.

# compensation - Friday 5 May, 2017

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

# compensation - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Real estate agent ordered to pay €3,000 after telling single mother apartment was for couples

The real estate agent had told the woman the landlords were looking for a couple.

# compensation - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Tesco to fork out €247 million over accounting scandal

Tesco has reached a deal that will see the company avoid prosecution.

# compensation - Monday 27 March, 2017

From The42 Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab Compensation

Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab

The Everton and Ireland defender is set for a long spell on the sidelines after breaking his leg against Wales.

# compensation - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates

A new report states that 9,900 impacted customer accounts have now been identified by lenders.

# compensation - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Woman who was sacked when six months pregnant to receive €30,000

The woman was told “business is business, enjoy your maternity” when she was sacked.

# compensation - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Compensation culture: 'We can’t apply health and safety standards to the great outdoors'

If the Wicklow Way compensation case was successful it would have set a disastrous precedent, writes Andrew Doyle.

# compensation - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Retired garda given €90k in damages after being attacked on duty

One of the assailants had shouted “I know where you live. We’ll burn you out.”

# compensation - Monday 6 February, 2017

Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"

The judge also said he found the man to be “guarded and defensive”.

# compensation - Monday 23 January, 2017

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

# compensation - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000

John Sutherland was involved in a head-on collision when chasing two youths who had robbed firearms from a house in Co Waterford.

# compensation - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Boy who cut his knee after tripping over 'vandalised' water meter awarded €12,500

Finn Wallace was playing outside his aunt’s house when his foot was caught in an uncovered and broken water meter.

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack

Detective Garda Clifford Singleton sustained long term neck injuries as a result.

# compensation - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes

Ireland is also a popular target for ‘fraud tourism’ due to high compensation payouts.

# compensation - Monday 5 December, 2016

Garda who dislocated shoulder at Dublin Airport awarded €93,000

Garda Donal Donnellan dislocated his right shoulder twice while dealing with people who had entered the country illegally.

# compensation - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault

Gerard Walsh said he thought he would die in the attack, which happened in 1992.

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

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

# compensation - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

Amanda Mellet was told the child she was carrying would die in the womb or shortly after birth.

# compensation - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Parks service appeals €40,000 payout for woman who fell while hillwalking

Teresa Wall said her foot had snagged in a hole in one of the old railway sleepers that made up the boardwalk.

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