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Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Regency Hotel, site of murder of David Byrne, has suffered "immense loss of business", High Court hears

The hotel is in the High Court seeking an indemnity from its insurer on the back of the shootings in February.

Monday 14 March, 2016

Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages

The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.

Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Garda who suffered psychological problems after prisoner rubbed faeces on his own face awarded €35,000

She claimed she suffered ongoing PTSD symptoms and had suffered short-term anorexia after the incident.

Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Monday 29 February, 2016

Retired garda who suffers back pain following patrol car ramming awarded €49,000

The garda said his injuries had affected his daily activities and he had not been able to go fly fishing for a year.

Thursday 25 February, 2016

Ryanair passenger awarded €19k for 'heavy landing' whiplash injuries

27-year-old Rose Collins said she was thrown forward, her head hitting the seat in front of her.

Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Boy served detergent instead of vinegar on his chips awarded damages

The boy was at the hotel on New Year’s Eve.

Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Schoolgirl awarded €40k after 'savage' attack by neighbour's dog

The court was told the dog, named Sophie, had bitten the six-year-old in the face, lacerating her upper lip.

Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Toddler scarred for life following fall in creche awarded €55,000 in damages

Ruth Reilly (2) fell and struck her head against a wall at Giraffe Childcare in Navan, Co Meath, after being left unattended.

Monday 15 February, 2016

Garda sues over incident in which prisoner "rubbed faeces on his face"

A Garda compensation hearing has heard that the incident in the prisoner’s cell was “no potty training incident”.

Wednesday 10 February, 2016

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

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

Monday 8 February, 2016

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

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

Friday 5 February, 2016

'Black Irishman' wins court case after racist assault by bus driver

Bus Éireann made a financial settlement with the complainant.

Monday 1 February, 2016

Garda "ferociously and viciously" attacked by pit bulls during drug search

“It was horrific. I’ve never ever seen anything like that. The dogs were ripping open his leg. He was screaming and there was blood everywhere,” his colleague said.

Thursday 28 January, 2016

Hospital 'solely responsible and negligent' for cleaner being pricked by needle

St Vincent’s Hospital was found to be solely liable in the case.

Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying

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

Tuesday 19 January, 2016

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

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

Friday 15 January, 2016

Student who was kicked out of River Island gets €7,500 in damages

When the woman asked the security guard why she was being told to leave he replied ‘you know why,’ a court heard.

Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Vogue Williams settles legal case against Dublin dental clinic

Williams had claimed the clinic sought full payment for procedures after she fulfilled an agreement to promote its services.

Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Sisters awarded €18,000 after being caught up in H&M 'robbery simulation' training exercise

The girls and their mother had been in the changing rooms.

Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Ryanair passenger whose genitals were burned by spilled tea settles claim

The 33-year-old’s social, domestic and recreational lifestyle was “interfered with” following the incident, he said.

Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Garda who 'lost her ambition' after vicious assault awarded €75,000

Garda Claire Sheehan underwent surgery after suffering a broken nose during the 2007 attack.

Thursday 10 December, 2015

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

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

Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Boy who fell in pothole in his garden awarded €10,000

He broke his left wrist in the fall.

Vogue Williams sues dental clinic over breach of contract claim

The Dublin clinic claims Williams still owes it over €5,000 for her dental treatment.

Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Taxi driver in Bono personal injury dispute has died

The death was not in any way connected with the incident.

Monday 30 November, 2015

International darts player 'continued playing after saying work in Tesco had damaged her hand'

The woman had claimed she was improperly trained.

Thursday 26 November, 2015

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

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

Tuesday 24 November, 2015

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

Alison Leavey’s wrist was injured after it was caught in a door.

Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Dublin Airport WON'T have to pay woman €60,000 for fall

Sally Moses said she did not see a step because it was not adequately illuminated.

Monday 16 November, 2015

'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal

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

Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'Too early' to determine compensation for boy (3) who lost part of finger in creche accident

The boy, through his mother, sued Doras Bui Creche in Dublin for negligence.

Monday 2 November, 2015

Woman who slipped on Dunnes Stores potato wedge wins €23,000 in damages

The slip made her back and neck problems come back.

Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Disability charity granted injunction against employee who 'posted unauthorised photos of children online'

Enable Ireland says it suspended Caroline Sheehan following several requests that she remove the images.

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

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

Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Teenager who developed food aversion after eating plastic in ice-cream awarded €25,000

The girl had been “in agony” afterwards.

Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Boy who broke his ankle and elbow while rock climbing awarded €41,000

The court heard the boy had felt stiffness and discomfort in his left foot and ankle for some time after the accident.

Saturday 17 October, 2015

Dublin fan awarded €20,000 after having hand cut during All-Ireland celebrations

He slipped on a wet floor in the Woolshed Baa on Parnell Street.

Thursday 15 October, 2015

Woman had to delay starting family because of being pricked by a needle at work

Adina Denisa Cozan settled a €38,000 claim for damages against her employers.

Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Woman settles case with shopping centre after she tripped on a stopped escalator

The woman damaged her knee in the incident.