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#Damages

# damages - Monday 19 December, 2016

Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel

The judge said, “It was an accident waiting to happen”.

# damages - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood

The father’s application to the Hepatitis C Tribunal was refused.

# damages - 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.

# damages - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Boy (9) awarded €11,595 after claiming one-kilo dumbbell fell on his head in Dunnes Stores

The court heard the incident happened five years ago when the boy was four years old.

# damages - 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.

# damages - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

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

The boy was playing at the time.

# damages - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station

The judge ruled that Irish Rail has to warn passengers about the gap.

# damages - Friday 21 October, 2016

Dublin pub loses case after showing Premier League matches without proper licence

Long Island Bar on Dorset Street was accused of showing two matches without a proper licence.

# damages - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Artist Kevin Sharkey ordered to pay €5,000 damages over tweet claiming Kerryman was 'racist'

Sharkey was not present in court for the proceedings.

# damages - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub

The men paid €9,000 in compensation to the victim.

Woman wins €15,000 damages after 'vicious assault' by nightclub bouncer

28-year-old Elaine Bennett was attacked by bouncers outside Krystle nightclub in Dublin city centre on New Year’s Eve 2014.

# damages - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages

She is thought to have fallen out of the window when she was chasing a ball.

# damages - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Ex-garda who "reluctantly retired" after being assaulted on duty awarded €195,000 in compensation

The ex-garda had been arresting a man for public order offences when he was assaulted.

# damages - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman loses €60k damages claim over broken finger and lost nail

The law student was suing a shop in Dublin after her hand got caught in its door.

# damages - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Mother who put her children in Tesco trolley which toppled loses €60,000 damages claim

The trolley toppled as the woman left Tesco.

# damages - 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.

# damages - 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.

# damages - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man falsely accused of stealing mop loses €75k defamation claim

He had been upset and concerned that other customers were looking at him.

# damages - 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.

Chef awarded €7k after getting electric shock from panini machine

The incident happened at a hotel in 2013.

# damages - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Garda injured while chasing stolen car awarded €36,000 in damages

Garda Brian Hanrahan made headlines when he was shot in the US last year.

# damages - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Man loses €60k injury claim after YouTube video shows him dancing energetically

He had legal costs awarded against him.

# damages - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Boy awarded €20,000 after getting his finger caught in the hinge of a door at creche

The boy’s finger was lacerated in the incident and his nail was also damaged.

# damages - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Man loses €60,000 injury claim after posting about four-hour cycle on Facebook

He had legal costs awarded against him.

# damages - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Irish badminton player ordered to pay €30k for assaulting and defaming woman

Nigel Boyne was told by a judge today to pay the manager of Baldoyle Badminton Centre, Jean Denihan, €30,000 in damages.

Wife of Dave Mahon settles damages claim with Irish Water

Audrey Fitzpatrick had lodged a €60,000 claim against Dublin City Council and the water utility after falling into an open shore in May 2014.

# damages - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

6-year-old left scarred for life after swimming pool fall awarded €21k

Emma Olteanu had been swimming with her father Marius Olteanu at the Clarion Hotel in Clondalkin, Dublin, when the incident happened.

# damages - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Schoolgirl who fell on metal bar in playground receives €42k in damages

The 13-year-old girl was scarred for life after the fall.

# damages - Monday 18 April, 2016

Man who saved elderly woman from burning bus settles damages claim

The settlement figure was not divulged in court.

# damages - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner

The garda said the prisoner bit him on the leg and hit him over the head with a torch.

# damages - 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’.

# damages - 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.

# damages - 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.

# damages - 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.

# damages - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Teenager awarded €19k after electronic frame fell on her in Eason shop

The Circuit Court heard that she suffered a concussion injury and soft-tissue damage.

# damages - Monday 8 February, 2016

'He was screaming and there was blood everywhere' - garda awarded €200,000 after pit bull attack

Garda John Leahy had to receive over 100 stitches and was out of work for a year after the attack.

# damages - Friday 5 February, 2016

Woman awarded €16k in damages after suffering whiplash when driver 'tipped' her car

The woman said she suffered injuries to her neck and left shoulder.

# damages - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying

The woman had claimed she suffered anxiety and distress as a result of her treatment by the principal.

# damages - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Mountjoy prisoner, who claimed he was assaulted by a riot squad, loses €38,000 damages claim

Jonathan Grimes claimed he was beaten repeatedly with batons in October 2010.

# damages - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Polish mother and son told if they're still in Ireland after tomorrow they will be arrested

A judge said there are “enough rogues and gangsters in this country without importing some”.