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#Civil Court

# civil-court - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Toddler who drank from water bottle allegedly containing an earwig awarded €6,000 in damages

The award was made in the Circuit Civil Court for personal injuries.

# civil-court - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Man who told judge 'accident is my middle name' withdraws €60k damages claim

The court did not criticise the man’s legal team.

# civil-court - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Man who banged his head in Ikea car park awarded over €35,000 in damages

He had been recovering from heart surgery.

# civil-court - Friday 3 November, 2017

Dublin star Connolly 'acted despicably' in civil case over assault, court told

Connolly pleaded guilty to the assault.

# civil-court - Thursday 27 July, 2017

79-year-old woman who fractured spine in hospital awarded €59,000 in damages

Margaret Fitzpatrick had sued Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae Hospital following the incident in April 2015.

# civil-court - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'We've seen people diving on the floor' - Brokers want a register of insurance claimants

Jonathan Hehir, Managing Director of the CFM Group says that the idea “needs to happen” as it harms businesses.

# civil-court - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Couple who claimed Electric Picnic security burst into their tent and assaulted them settle claim

Both plaintiffs alleged they had been shocked and distressed.

# civil-court - Monday 27 February, 2017

Man loses €24,000 unfair dismissal case over last-minute 'blatant lie'

“If Mr Doyle is prepared to perjure himself for a matter of small importance, I have to disregard all of his evidence,” the judge said.

# civil-court - Monday 12 December, 2016

Woman who slipped on pigeon poo at Heuston Station awarded €25,000

A judge ruled that CIE knew there was a problem but hadn’t assessed the risk.

# civil-court - Friday 11 November, 2016

Convicted paedophile asks judge not to take his house to pay compensation to victim

John O’Neill, a 51-year-old jobless law student, has been paying his nephew €50 a week.

# civil-court - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Judge dismisses damages claim by teen who fell on broken bottle

The 14-year-old boy’s parents claimed the grass in the common area was knee-high when he fell on the bottle.

# civil-court - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Politician takes first right to be forgotten case in Irish history after 'being compared to Isis'

Mark Savage was called a homophobe on Reddit during the local elections in 2014.

# civil-court - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Seven-year-old awarded €35,000 after hitting his face on gate post

South Dublin County Council made the offer in court today.

# civil-court - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed

The singer claimed Dr Luke violated her rights.

# civil-court - Monday 14 March, 2016

Cavan estate agent accused of selling woman's apartment in Turkey and keeping €42,000

The court was told Sean Boylan “continuously deceived” Marian Ryan.

# civil-court - 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.

# civil-court - 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.

# civil-court - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Boy awarded over €50,000 after getting head stuck in electric gates

The boy had been rescued when a neighbour heard him calling for help.

# civil-court - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

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

He broke his left wrist in the fall.

# civil-court - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Woman loses case after suing Lidl for €75k over groceries placed in a baby buggy

The woman sued Lidl for defamation after staff asked her if she paid for some motor oil in the buggy.

# civil-court - Tuesday 20 October, 2015