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# compensation - Monday 11 March, 2019

Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud

Authorities managed to pick up the hand and have it sewed back on in time.

# compensation - Friday 22 February, 2019

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k

The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.

# compensation - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

# compensation - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Dental worker who discovered hidden camera pointed at her desk awarded €5,000

In the case before the WRC, the employee said she was left with no choice but to leave her job after the discovery.

# compensation - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Garda awarded just under €40k after being kicked and injured by woman in patrol car

Garda Sinead McBride had developed post-traumatic rotator cup tendonitis in her left shoulder.

# compensation - Friday 1 February, 2019

US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin

Syrian military and intelligence tracked the broadcasts of Colvin and other journalists covering the siege of Homs to the media centre.

# compensation - Monday 28 January, 2019

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations

The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.

# compensation - Monday 14 January, 2019

Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours awarded €25k compensation

The garda was found to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the incident.

# compensation - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

# compensation - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'

Although successful in her claim of sexual harassment, the WRC found the woman wasn’t discriminated against.

# compensation - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality

The woman was accused of making “over familiar” comments to other staff.

# compensation - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal

The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.

# compensation - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

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.

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