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# damages - Monday 20 March, 2017

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport
# John Murray
# John Murray

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport

Mar 20th 2017, 6:20 PM 32,812 Views 0 Comments

The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

# damages - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall
# Jervis Shopping Centre
# Jervis Shopping Centre

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall

Mar 14th 2017, 3:17 PM 22,941 Views 32 Comments

The shop denied negligence in the case.

# damages - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled
# Court Case
# Court Case

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled

Mar 8th 2017, 2:28 PM 21,097 Views 41 Comments

The comments were made at a hearing where a young boy was awarded €25,000 in damages after being bitten by a neighbour’s German Shepherd.

# damages - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500
# Restaurant
# Restaurant

Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500

Mar 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 19,891 Views 56 Comments

Her finger was pierced by a sharp piece of metal under a chair in a restaurant.

# damages - Friday 17 February, 2017

High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way
# Courts
# Courts

High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way

Feb 17th 2017, 11:35 AM 41,920 Views 106 Comments

The judge said the woman was genuine, but had been negligent when she fell.

# damages - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case
# Payout
# Payout

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

Feb 1st 2017, 10:58 PM 18,456 Views 15 Comments

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

# damages - Monday 19 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 19th 2016, 4:14 PM 23,533 Views 27 Comments

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
# Hepatitis C
# Hepatitis C

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

Dec 7th 2016, 9:41 PM 16,052 Views 0 Comments

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
# Skin Deep
# Skin Deep

'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon

Dec 1st 2016, 6:10 AM 26,832 Views 11 Comments

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
# Damages
# Damages

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

Nov 10th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,613 Views 17 Comments

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
# Damages
# Damages

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

Nov 9th 2016, 6:10 PM 31,389 Views 52 Comments

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
# Damages
# Damages

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

Nov 1st 2016, 3:45 PM 17,211 Views 6 Comments

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
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

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

Oct 27th 2016, 10:54 AM 23,912 Views 58 Comments

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
# Joxer Dalys
# Joxer Dalys

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

Oct 21st 2016, 6:03 AM 33,164 Views 55 Comments

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'
# Highly Defamatory
# Highly Defamatory

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

Oct 12th 2016, 3:13 PM 30,926 Views 35 Comments

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
# Limerick
# Limerick

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

Oct 5th 2016, 7:21 PM 20,980 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 5th 2016, 4:52 PM 41,702 Views 43 Comments

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
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

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

Oct 4th 2016, 3:28 PM 23,081 Views 34 Comments

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
# Damages
# Damages

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

Aug 10th 2016, 6:45 PM 25,802 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cork Street
# Cork Street

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

Jul 25th 2016, 5:11 PM 42,284 Views 37 Comments

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
# Trolley Topple
# Trolley Topple

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

Jul 14th 2016, 7:30 AM 49,074 Views 97 Comments

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
# Compensation
# Compensation

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

Jul 12th 2016, 1:06 PM 25,495 Views 85 Comments

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
# Compensation
# Compensation

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

Jul 8th 2016, 3:56 PM 35,355 Views 64 Comments

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
# Dunnes Stores
# Dunnes Stores

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

Jul 1st 2016, 7:30 PM 31,672 Views 36 Comments

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
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Judge dismisses damages claim by teen who fell on broken bottle

Jun 30th 2016, 4:28 PM 33,342 Views 36 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jun 30th 2016, 2:44 PM 24,384 Views 31 Comments

The incident happened at a hotel in 2013.

# damages - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 28th 2016, 7:07 AM 16,157 Views 15 Comments

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
# Damages
# Damages

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

Jun 16th 2016, 6:30 AM 31,603 Views 53 Comments

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
# Offer
# Offer

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

Jun 14th 2016, 3:25 PM 24,510 Views 75 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 28th 2016, 7:58 AM 34,508 Views 0 Comments

He had legal costs awarded against him.

# damages - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

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

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

May 10th 2016, 6:45 PM 23,548 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Wife of Dave Mahon settles damages claim with Irish Water

May 10th 2016, 3:10 PM 46,899 Views 0 Comments

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
# Damages
# Damages

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

May 4th 2016, 6:30 AM 28,906 Views 57 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Apr 20th 2016, 6:08 AM 25,595 Views 35 Comments

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
# Hero
# Hero

Man who saved elderly woman from burning bus settles damages claim

Apr 18th 2016, 3:15 PM 35,921 Views 25 Comments

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
# Damages
# Damages

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

Apr 12th 2016, 1:00 PM 15,573 Views 70 Comments

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

# damages - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

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

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals

Mar 16th 2016, 11:57 AM 2,581 Views 1 Comment

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
# High Court
# High Court

Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages

Mar 14th 2016, 6:45 PM 20,903 Views 57 Comments

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
# Settled
# Settled

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

Mar 10th 2016, 2:11 PM 25,361 Views 55 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Mar 4th 2016, 2:31 PM 29,774 Views 42 Comments

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