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# 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.

# compensation - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries

Dublin City Council also spent €7.7 million on settlements for public injuries last year.

# compensation - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Deadly ignition switches linked to 56 deaths, brain damage and amputation

The company has received hundreds of claims for compensation.

# compensation - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?

That’s according to a survivors group SOS, which describes its time limits as “draconian”.

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

# compensation - Monday 20 October, 2014

Funeral home refused to look after the body of 14-year-old Traveller

The family of the teenager have been awarded more than €6,000 in compensation.

# compensation - Friday 17 October, 2014

Hotdog and wine gums dispute gets fired Cineworld worker €20,000

The former cinema worker purchased a regular hotdog, when he had, in fact, received a large hotdog.

# compensation - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Blind teenager awarded €3.2m in damages after court battle

The family of 13-year-old Noel McCarthy have spoken of their relief after a court battle lasting more than a decade.

# compensation - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

# compensation - Monday 19 May, 2014

Woman with disabilities awarded €30k after employer refused to provide her with a chair

Her previous role at a customer service desk had changed, meaning she would have been required to stand.

# compensation - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases

The company’s CEO said that it would employ a third party to “make due compensation” to victims and their families.

# compensation - Monday 28 April, 2014

Only one in every twenty complaints about financial mis-selling is upheld

Fianna Fail issues a call to overhaul rules governing the sale of financial products.

# compensation - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can't return to work

Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.

Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation

Justice Minister Alan Shatter told the Dáil that 731 applications have been made under the redress scheme so far.

# compensation - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Worker awarded €80k for being told her job no longer existed after maternity leave

The Equality Tribunal said Lisa Mullen was subjected to a “range of unlawful treatment and comments” by her employer.

# compensation - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow

The organisers say the memorial is a time where people can reflect, lay flowers, read a poem and spend a quiet moment at the graveside.

# compensation - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013?

If you guessed €243 million, you were right. And really good at guessing.

Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund

Survivors Who Stand Together claim that they are being treated like “beggars”.

# compensation - Saturday 15 February, 2014

From The42 Castres may owe Toulon €400,000 after Kockott changes mind over move Money For Old Rope

Castres may owe Toulon €400,000 after Kockott changes mind over move

The Heineken Cup champions had agreed a pre-contract deal with the South African born French international.

# compensation - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# compensation - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Dublin City Council spent nearly €7 million on public liabilities in 2013

The no-win, no-fee sector will have enjoyed that.

# compensation - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures

In its annual report, the Investor Compensation Company Limited said 2013 was ‘challenging’ due to payouts to IBRC and CHC.

# compensation - Thursday 31 October, 2013

'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'

Mary Lou McDonald said time was ticking and that at least two women have passed away without receiving compensation.

# compensation - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From The42 Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims Settlement

Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims

26 men will receive compensation for the crimes of former American football coach Jerry Sandusky.

# compensation - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

# compensation - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away

Kathleen Whelan is one of two members of Magdalene Survivors Together who has died this year before receiving compensation.

# compensation - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities

The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.

# compensation - Monday 23 September, 2013

State bodies account for nearly 30 per cent of employment payments upheld in 12 months

Despite accounting for just eight of 59 cases upheld at the Equality Tribunal, arms of the state accounted for €300,000 of the €1 million paid out since August 2012.

# compensation - Friday 13 September, 2013

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.