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#compensation

# compensation - Yesterday’s News

Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub

Garda Smith had been a month off work, primarily due to the embarrassment the incident had caused.

# compensation - Monday 1 October, 2018

Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k

Families of the victims have been bringing cases against the Ministry of Defence over the events of 30 January 1972.

# compensation - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'

The man said he was seen as suspicious “because of the colour of his skin and his beard”.

# compensation - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time

The man in question had been employed as a mechanic at a garage from 1 July 2003 to 18 March 2017.

# compensation - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'The show's over, you're fired': Barman who says he was accused of stealing funds awarded €16k

He said that any such claims were totally fictitious and used as an excuse to sack him.

# compensation - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques bounce

The cheques were sent to customers whose flights were delayed or cancelled.

# compensation - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Unforgivable': Worker quits job after boss takes him out to sea to quiz him over missing €10k

The worker at an amusement company received €889 after his claim for unfair dismissal was upheld by the WRC.

'Humiliated, belittled, embarassed': Woman awarded €4.2k over Hap discrimination

It was found that the woman was discriminated against by the landlord and was awarded the equivalent of three months’ rent.

# compensation - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

# compensation - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles'

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

# compensation - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000

The company in question did not appear at the Labour Court hearing regarding the woman’s complaint.

# compensation - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Thalidomide makers didn't adequately respond to 'absolute tragedy unfolding in front of them', court hears

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

# compensation - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

# compensation - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation

The former technician at the wind farm services company won his unfair dismissal case at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# compensation - Friday 13 July, 2018

Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion damages in talcum powder cancer case

The plaintiffs said using the talc for personal hygiene had caused ovarian cancer.

# compensation - Monday 9 July, 2018

Retired garda awarded €9,000 for injuries suffered when arresting 'violent drunk' in 2013

Garda Gary Tobin had been knocked to the ground, injuring his lower back and right leg.

# compensation - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Traveller charity ordered to pay €17,500 for unfairly dismissing woman who raised concerns over garda vetting

The woman said she was concerned about how the place was being run.

# compensation - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified

37,100 customers affected by the scandal have now been identified, with €459 million in redress paid to date.

# compensation - Thursday 29 March, 2018

A man with no computer literacy had money stolen from him using his online banking service

The case was mediated on by the Financial Services Ombudsman, and the man’s family were awarded €8,000.

# compensation - Friday 23 March, 2018

Garda and former Tipp hurling captain awarded €195k for suffering 'devastating injuries' on duty

Garda Aidan Flanagan was kicked in the back while arresting a youth for burglary.

# compensation - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Couple awarded €20,000 after being wrongly accused of not paying for a meal at a restaurant

The couple had been at the restaurant for a family meal.

# compensation - Monday 26 February, 2018

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage

The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.

# compensation - Monday 19 February, 2018

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation

One of the men also threatened to kill him with an iron bar.

# compensation - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment

The Circuit Civil Court ruled last week in favour of Sarah Doupe over an incident that happened in 2013.

# compensation - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there was an “onus” on the banks to get in contact with these customers.

# compensation - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger

The payment was in relation to an incident that took place at Pearse Station in 2013.

# compensation - Friday 26 January, 2018

€5.7 million paid to gardaí in compensation for on duty injuries last year

Between 2007 and 2016, a total of €72.4 million has been paid out.

# compensation - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tracker mortgage scandal: AIB did not consider 'the potential fallout'

About 10,000 account holders were impacted by the scandal.

# 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.

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