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# compensation - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'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.

# compensation - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

State apology: 399 women given up to €150,000 each for symphysiotomy procedures

However Marie O’Connor, spokesperson for a symphysiotomy group, described the grants as “an official whitewash”.

Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex

The incident occurred during a laser gun game which was part of the girl’s 11th birthday celebrations.

# compensation - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry

They said they were turned away because they had come from the Traveller conference which was being held next door.

# compensation - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000

Mr Justice Anthony Barr made the award to Ligia Pop against C Morton & Sons Ltd.

# compensation - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

# compensation - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot

The boy was playing at the time.

# compensation - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages

The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.

# compensation - Friday 8 July, 2016

Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco

The woman suffers ongoing shoulder pain and had to leave her job as a result of the incident.

# compensation - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

# compensation - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.

# compensation - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'

Yesterday it was confirmed that no criminal charges are going to be brought forward in the case.

# compensation - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From The42 Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals Compensation

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals

Football’s governing body has accepted that World Cup votes were sold but wants compensation from those involved for ‘tarnishing its brand’.

# compensation - 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.

# compensation - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita

31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died in Galway hospital in 2012.

# compensation - Friday 4 March, 2016

Former restaurant manager awarded €18,000 in damages after cutting foot on broken flower pot plate

Angela Gamble told the Circuit Civil Court that she saw blood coming out of her shoe after walking over the broken ceramic plate.

# compensation - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records

The move comes after symphysiotomy survivors objected to an online notice warning them that unclaimed medical records would be destroyed.

# compensation - 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.

# compensation - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Girl (5) who cut leg to the bone on 'knife-edged' toilet roll holder awarded €40,000

Katie Carroll McGowan has been left with a permanent scar from the accident.

# compensation - 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.

# compensation - 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.

# compensation - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal

The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that Steven Lynch was justified in resigning his position at Highland Radio.

# compensation - 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.

# compensation - Monday 26 October, 2015

Sacked Connacht Gold employee denies writing 'vulgar' comment on milk carton

Shop steward Conor Rafter was awarded €25,000 in compensation under the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007.

# compensation - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Expectant mothers experienced 75 'extreme' incidents in Irish hospitals last year

The State Claims Agency said Ireland’s national incident rates are “not dissimilar to international figures”.

# compensation - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Man 'isolated, bullied and harassed' by work managers awarded €20,000

The Employment Appeals Tribunal found that Daniel O’Reilly was constructively dismissed.

# compensation - Friday 16 October, 2015

The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis

Three men have lost their High Court case.

# compensation - Sunday 11 October, 2015

After patients burn to death in hospital bombing, charity refuses to take US money

President Barack Obama has apologised to the charity, admitting the attack was a mistake.

# compensation - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Sacked receptionist awarded €8,720 following dispute over €4 overtime payment

The Employment Appeals Tribunal found Anna Maria O’Donoghue was unfairly dismissed by her employer.

# compensation - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year

In total the Injuries Board has awarded €128.45 million in the first six months of this year.

# compensation - Friday 4 September, 2015

Setanta Insurance customers will finally get the money they're owed

The firm was wound up in 2014, but over 1,700 claims were outstanding.

# compensation - Friday 31 July, 2015

From The42 23 is the magic number when it comes to the tricky world of transfers Column

23 is the magic number when it comes to the tricky world of transfers

John O’Sullivan looks at how the presence of mandatory compensation payments often influence when LOI players move on.

# compensation - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From The42 Leinster release Kane Douglas after receiving 'suitable' compensation Exit Door

Leinster release Kane Douglas after receiving 'suitable' compensation

The lock is expected to join Queensland Reds on a two-year contract.

# compensation - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The42 Toulon's owner may sue ARU for 'millions' over Quade Cooper deal Compensation

Toulon's owner may sue ARU for 'millions' over Quade Cooper deal

Mourad Boudjellal is not a happy man.

# compensation - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Man awarded €28,000 compensation on grounds of discrimination at work

Mariusz Kozak was awarded €28,000 in compensation from his former employer Eirtech Aviation Ltd.

# compensation - Friday 17 July, 2015

Minimum-wage employee who was working 70 hour weeks while heavily pregnant receives €55,000 in compensation

Polish national Ewelina Gacek has won her case against €uro 50 store at the Equality Tribunal.

# compensation - Friday 22 May, 2015

Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation

The teenager tried to kill herself after police accused her of lying about the attack.

# compensation - Friday 3 April, 2015

Dead boy's family win $150 million payout over exploding Jeep

But parent company Fiat Chrysler still insists the vehicles aren’t defective.