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#Damages

# damages - Friday 10 December, 2021

Soldier sues Defence Minister after being injured in training exercise five years ago
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Soldier sues Defence Minister after being injured in training exercise five years ago

Dec 10th 2021, 5:37 PM 22,430 Views 0 Comments

The soldier, who was 19 at the time of the incident, is sueing for €60,000 in damages

# damages - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride

Aug 3rd 2021, 9:58 AM 18,482 Views 0 Comments

The claimants say they suffered serious physical and psychological injuries as a result of the incident.

# damages - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse

May 5th 2020, 10:57 PM 8,990 Views 0 Comments

The former football coach is currently serving a 30-year jail term for multiple offences.

# damages - Friday 28 February, 2020

Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post
# Courts
# Courts

Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post

Feb 28th 2020, 5:13 PM 25,571 Views 0 Comments

Three masked raiders bearing firearms tied up Susan Byrne and her husband in October 2011, the court heard.

# damages - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Landmark EU court ruling finds airline liable for hot coffee spilled on passenger
# Burned
# Burned

Landmark EU court ruling finds airline liable for hot coffee spilled on passenger

Dec 19th 2019, 11:13 AM 30,962 Views 36 Comments

In 2015, a six-year-old girl flying from Palma de Mallorca to Vienna was badly scalded when her father’s coffee fell into her lap.

# damages - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim
# Damages
From The42
# Damages

Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim

Dec 18th 2019, 1:10 PM 7,645 Views 6 Comments

The former four-weight world champion must pay punitive damages, compensation and legal fees following the civil lawsuit.

# damages - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims
# Compo Culture
# Compo Culture

Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims

Dec 11th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,111 Views 24 Comments

Soft tissue, or whiplash claims, are the most common claims made in Ireland.

# damages - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Man seeks damages from Department of Social Protection after his data was given to private investigator
# High Court
# High Court

Man seeks damages from Department of Social Protection after his data was given to private investigator

Nov 19th 2019, 6:32 PM 28,464 Views 0 Comments

49-year-old Daniel Lannon is seeking damages for what he claims was a breach of his privacy.

# damages - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar
# Damages
From The42
# Damages

Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar

Oct 31st 2019, 8:26 AM 11,779 Views 18 Comments

A nightclub claims the South American squad caused over $30,000 worth of damage.

# damages - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight
# Courts
# Courts

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:46 PM 26,680 Views 0 Comments

The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.

# damages - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Boy (14) awarded €18k after saw fell on his foot during woodwork class at school
# Damages
# Damages

Boy (14) awarded €18k after saw fell on his foot during woodwork class at school

Oct 15th 2019, 4:49 PM 27,322 Views 0 Comments

The teenager fractured his foot in the incident.

# damages - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

13-year-old boy with cerebral palsy awarded €15 million over injuries at birth
# Arron O’Keeffe
# Arron O’Keeffe

13-year-old boy with cerebral palsy awarded €15 million over injuries at birth

Jul 30th 2019, 4:26 PM 12,512 Views 4 Comments

Arron O’Keeffe’s family said that this wasn’t “a lottery win” for him, and that the money will go towards caring for their son.

# damages - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million
# Monsanto
# Monsanto

US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million

Jul 16th 2019, 7:17 AM 29,887 Views 41 Comments

The judge said that while Monsanto’s conduct was “reprehensible”, it didn’t justify the damages awarded.

# damages - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane
# Damages
# Damages

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane

May 21st 2019, 3:48 PM 39,045 Views 18 Comments

The bag had struck the woman on her face, neck and shoulder.

# damages - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages
# Monsanto
# Monsanto

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

May 14th 2019, 7:06 AM 36,674 Views 57 Comments

A jury in California ordered the payout in what the couple’s legal team called a “historic” damages award.

# damages - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter
# Car Crash
# Car Crash

Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter

Apr 9th 2019, 6:09 PM 34,425 Views 16 Comments

Rock sued Shatter at Dublin District Court for €1,800 after the accident on 2 December 2015.

# damages - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife
# Philomena Canning
# Philomena Canning

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife

Feb 26th 2019, 3:26 PM 17,428 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Canning, who is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, is seeking damages from the HSE.

# damages - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Girl (6) who suffered 'nasty' laceration to knee while practising gymnastics awarded €30k
# Gymnastics Ireland
# Gymnastics Ireland

Girl (6) who suffered 'nasty' laceration to knee while practising gymnastics awarded €30k

Feb 21st 2019, 2:52 PM 25,513 Views 0 Comments

The schoolgirl had been working on a trampoline when the accident happened in May 2017.

# damages - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Telegraph pays Melania Trump 'substantial damages' and issues apology over false report
# Sorry About That
# Sorry About That

Telegraph pays Melania Trump 'substantial damages' and issues apology over false report

Jan 26th 2019, 2:49 PM 35,619 Views 57 Comments

The newspaper apologised after publishing an article it says contains many false statements.

# damages - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Garda slashed with razor blade while on flight with deportee awarded €25,000
# Damages
# Damages

Garda slashed with razor blade while on flight with deportee awarded €25,000

Nov 20th 2018, 3:43 PM 31,255 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Eamon Moran was escorting the Nigerian national on a plane to Lagos when the incident happened.

# damages - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Family of 'severely scalded' 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home
# Damages
# Damages

Family of 'severely scalded' 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home

Nov 13th 2018, 2:41 PM 17,496 Views 0 Comments

A hot water bottle was placed next to Olive Sheeran’s feet and burst shortly afterwards, severely scalding her, a court has heard.

# damages - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Don't call me love': Judge reprimands claimant over his language
# No Love Lost
# No Love Lost

'Don't call me love': Judge reprimands claimant over his language

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:40 PM 38,847 Views 0 Comments

The case was later struck out.

# damages - Monday 1 October, 2018

Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k
# Damages
# Damages

Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k

Oct 1st 2018, 9:16 PM 12,835 Views 0 Comments

Families of the victims have been bringing cases against the Ministry of Defence over the events of 30 January 1972.

# damages - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?
# Damages
# Damages

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?

Sep 19th 2018, 10:35 AM 21,793 Views 60 Comments

Ireland’s personal injury payouts are a “stark multiple” of those in other countries, a report has said.

# damages - Monday 30 July, 2018

Garda and ex-Tipperary hurler who was seriously injured after assault awarded €1.16 million
# Damages
# Damages

Garda and ex-Tipperary hurler who was seriously injured after assault awarded €1.16 million

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 5:45 PM 40,598 Views 0 Comments

Justice Bernard Barton had earlier awarded the 44-year-old €175,000 general damages.

# damages - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Air hostess awarded €30k damages against Ryanair after falling down plane stairs
# Damages
# Damages

Air hostess awarded €30k damages against Ryanair after falling down plane stairs

Jul 11th 2018, 2:27 PM 19,413 Views 36 Comments

The court heard that she had struck her head and had been knocked unconscious for a brief period.

# damages - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

€25k award for bus passenger who was injured after driver braked to avoid hitting man
# Courts
# Courts

€25k award for bus passenger who was injured after driver braked to avoid hitting man

Jul 4th 2018, 8:25 AM 27,706 Views 44 Comments

The court heard that the woman had been thrown forward, injuring her face, neck, shoulders and arm.

# damages - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Man who was told he 'must be a drug dealer' by Spar store director awarded €25k in damages
# Court
# Court

Man who was told he 'must be a drug dealer' by Spar store director awarded €25k in damages

Jun 5th 2018, 4:48 PM 29,884 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in a store in Lucan, Dublin on 31 October 2014.

# damages - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Eight-month-old awarded €27.5k after pulling boiling water on herself at Chinese restaurant
# Damages
# Damages

Eight-month-old awarded €27.5k after pulling boiling water on herself at Chinese restaurant

Feb 13th 2018, 5:02 PM 27,883 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the water was placed in front of her, and before her parents could react she had spilled it.

# damages - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger

Jan 31st 2018, 2:51 PM 41,849 Views 0 Comments

The payment was in relation to an incident that took place at Pearse Station in 2013.

# damages - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000
# Court
# Court

A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000

Dec 5th 2017, 2:45 PM 31,919 Views 34 Comments

The UCD student was awarded the damages two hours before his graduation.

# damages - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

A Mayo woman who lost €400k on Dubai and Portugal properties is suing her financial advisor
# Foreign Property
# Foreign Property

A Mayo woman who lost €400k on Dubai and Portugal properties is suing her financial advisor

Nov 21st 2017, 6:47 PM 54,483 Views 0 Comments

Ellen O’Mahony made the investments from the proceeds of the sale of her late husband’s pub.

# damages - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test
# Defamation
From The42
# Defamation

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test

Nov 16th 2017, 4:50 PM 4,264 Views 3 Comments

Roselyne Bachelot made the accusations on French television last year.

# damages - Friday 10 November, 2017

Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation
# Crabby Jo's
# Crabby Jo's

Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation

Nov 10th 2017, 4:32 PM 42,358 Views 49 Comments

Dorota Murat was fired five weeks after informing bosses she was pregnant.

# damages - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose
# Damages
# Damages

Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose

Nov 9th 2017, 6:32 PM 32,794 Views 0 Comments

Angelo Cloonan is seeking a damages claim from the HSE.

# damages - Monday 28 August, 2017

Companies allegedly transferred hazardous waste to north Dublin landfill after describing it as safe
# High Court
# High Court

Companies allegedly transferred hazardous waste to north Dublin landfill after describing it as safe

Aug 28th 2017, 9:34 PM 17,659 Views 0 Comments

An action for damages against the three companies has been launched by Murphy Environmental Hollywood and Integrated Materials Solutions Partnership.

# damages - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Woman awarded €1.2m in libel damages from Independent News and Media to sue former solicitors
# Action
# Action

Woman awarded €1.2m in libel damages from Independent News and Media to sue former solicitors

Aug 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 69,535 Views 0 Comments

Solicitors McCann FitzGerald had represented Monica Leech in three libel actions against the media group dating from 2005.

# damages - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Producer Quincy Jones wins €8 million in damages from Michael Jackson's estate
# Rock With You
# Rock With You

Producer Quincy Jones wins €8 million in damages from Michael Jackson's estate

Jul 27th 2017, 8:32 AM 18,788 Views 5 Comments

A lawyer representing Jackson’s estate said: “This is a grab for money that Mr Jones isn’t entitled to”.

# damages - Friday 16 June, 2017

Court of Appeal finds woman who sued partner's parents after she lost an eye entitled to €200,000
# Damages
# Damages

Court of Appeal finds woman who sued partner's parents after she lost an eye entitled to €200,000

Jun 16th 2017, 9:08 PM 26,659 Views 0 Comments

A damages claim had been dismissed by the High Court in 2012.

# damages - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court
# Freedom Of Expression
# Freedom Of Expression

Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court

Jun 15th 2017, 10:57 AM 21,447 Views 25 Comments

The judgement was given by a chamber of seven judges.

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