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#Damages

# damages - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 10th 2016, 12:13 PM 19,792 Views 21 Comments

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
# Damages
# Damages

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

Feb 8th 2016, 6:12 PM 36,252 Views 42 Comments

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
# Parallel Parking
# Parallel Parking

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

Feb 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 53,956 Views 71 Comments

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
# Central Remedial Clinic
# Central Remedial Clinic

Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying

Jan 28th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,728 Views 11 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jan 19th 2016, 7:08 PM 16,607 Views 31 Comments

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
# Rogues
# Rogues

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

Dec 10th 2015, 3:46 PM 49,508 Views 67 Comments

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

# damages - Friday 4 December, 2015

Settlement of €3k rejected after schoolboy cuts leg on broken glass
# Public Green
# Public Green

Settlement of €3k rejected after schoolboy cuts leg on broken glass

Dec 4th 2015, 6:00 AM 26,938 Views 45 Comments

The injury has been described as being worth ten times that amount.

# damages - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Woman awarded €30,000 after being told “just do the f**king job”
# Damages
# Damages

Woman awarded €30,000 after being told “just do the f**king job”

Nov 26th 2015, 7:42 PM 52,649 Views 49 Comments

The woman claimed she had been asked to do “illegal tasks”.

# damages - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Dunnes worker awarded €15k after slipping on wet floor while carrying box of doughnuts
# Damages
# Damages

Dunnes worker awarded €15k after slipping on wet floor while carrying box of doughnuts

Nov 24th 2015, 1:50 PM 16,797 Views 26 Comments

Alison Leavey’s wrist was injured after it was caught in a door.

Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Further €9 million awarded to girl who suffered brain injury at birth

Nov 24th 2015, 1:42 PM 8,806 Views 6 Comments

Roisin Conroy has cerebral palsy as a result of her birth at the hospital in Portlaoise in 2001.

# damages - Monday 16 November, 2015

'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal
# Compensation
# Compensation

'Like my worst nightmare' - garda who faced down military-trained gunman tells of ordeal

Nov 16th 2015, 4:49 PM 23,586 Views 92 Comments

The unarmed garda faced down and disarmed a robber who had been trained by the Lithuanian military.

# damages - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Girl (9) awarded €40k after finger severed between Dublin pharmacy doors
# Courts
# Courts

Girl (9) awarded €40k after finger severed between Dublin pharmacy doors

Oct 27th 2015, 2:31 PM 21,012 Views 28 Comments

The young girl had to give up her piano lessons following the incident at Doc Morris Pharmacy in Lucan.

# damages - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Mother of 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy says apology from hospital 'too little too late'
# Regrettable
# Regrettable

Mother of 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy says apology from hospital 'too little too late'

Oct 15th 2015, 8:17 PM 9,999 Views 23 Comments

Katie Manton was awarded €6.7 million in damages today.

# damages - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Paul Gascoigne has won €264,000 in damages for having his phone hacked
# Gazza
# Gazza

Paul Gascoigne has won €264,000 in damages for having his phone hacked

May 21st 2015, 1:26 PM 16,288 Views 42 Comments

The troubled former footballer, along with numerous other celebrities, has received a settlement from Mirror Group Newspapers.

# damages - Monday 9 February, 2015

'No chance': Germany won't pay €162 billion 'owed' to Greece since WWII
# Damages
# Damages

'No chance': Germany won't pay €162 billion 'owed' to Greece since WWII

Feb 9th 2015, 9:14 PM 52,173 Views 202 Comments

The country’s central bank was forced to loan a massive sum to the Third Reich.

# damages - Friday 31 October, 2014

Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast
# Damages
# Damages

Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast

Oct 31st 2014, 11:02 PM 88,574 Views 49 Comments

The photo showed the woman sitting outside her house and her face was blurred out.

# damages - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case
# Slippery Slope
# Slippery Slope

Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case

Oct 16th 2014, 3:55 PM 32,750 Views 61 Comments

The judge ruled that his injury was not the fault of the promoters.

# damages - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations
# Settlement
# Settlement

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations

Aug 5th 2014, 10:47 AM 10,416 Views 13 Comments

The professional social network said it paid more than $3.3 million in overtime back wages and $2.5 million in damages to workers in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York.

# damages - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos
# Damages
From The Daily Edge
# Damages

Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos

Jul 23rd 2014, 2:30 PM 2,970 Views 1 Comment

The one-year-old got a five-figure payout for the pictures of his ‘milestone moments’.

# damages - Friday 14 March, 2014

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU
# Sue Me
# Sue Me

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU

Mar 14th 2014, 1:18 PM 14,841 Views 131 Comments

The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.

# damages - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Father Ted festival organisers distance themselves from runaway milk float
# Pat Mustard
From The Daily Edge
# Pat Mustard

Father Ted festival organisers distance themselves from runaway milk float

Feb 25th 2014, 6:30 PM 37,395 Views 0 Comments

Speed 3, in real life.

# damages - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse
# Panti
# Panti

Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse

Jan 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 327 Views 192 Comments

Some privately-owned news media can be described as having a particular editorial slant – but the state broadcaster has a duty to be balanced and challenge opinions that promote inequality, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

# damages - Thursday 16 January, 2014

French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande
# Privacy
# Privacy

French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande

Jan 16th 2014, 5:22 PM 13,362 Views 22 Comments

Julie Gayet is seeking €50,000 in damages for the report. If she wins, Closer will have to publish the legal verdict on its cover page.

# damages - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief
# Madeleine McCann
# Madeleine McCann

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief

Sep 12th 2013, 3:26 PM 14,213 Views 0 Comments

The former detective published a book alleging that Madeleine McCann’s parents were involved in her disappearance from a vacation home in 2007.

# damages - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

9 series on Netflix which might have passed you by
# Tellywatch
From The Daily Edge
# Tellywatch

9 series on Netflix which might have passed you by

Aug 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 91,333 Views 119 Comments

From legal thrillers, to reality trash, we’ve got you covered.

# damages - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird
# Lawyer Up
# Lawyer Up

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird

May 4th 2013, 12:21 PM 10,961 Views 14 Comments

The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.

# damages - Monday 18 March, 2013

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case

Mar 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,640 Views 15 Comments

A High Court judgement is being hailed as a landmark ruling which makes businesses legally liable for data protection breaches.

# damages - Monday 4 March, 2013

Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half
# Damages
# Damages

Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half

Mar 4th 2013, 2:39 PM 6,717 Views 18 Comments

Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.

# damages - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations
# Sweden
# Sweden

Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations

Feb 28th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,258 Views 21 Comments

A court ruled last December that the practice – dating back to 1972 – is unconstitutional and violates human rights.

# damages - Friday 1 February, 2013

Woman who gave birth after sterilisation awarded €100,000 in damages
# High Court
# High Court

Woman who gave birth after sterilisation awarded €100,000 in damages

Feb 1st 2013, 3:50 PM 15,599 Views 70 Comments

Karen Hurley gave birth to a baby boy with a fatal illness following her failed steriliation procedure.

# damages - Saturday 15 December, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 15th 2012, 8:52 AM 10,028 Views 12 Comments

Good morning! Every day TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# damages - Monday 26 November, 2012

Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages

Nov 26th 2012, 6:59 PM 31,678 Views 13 Comments

The woman claimed the producers of the show discriminated against her after her pregnancy.

# damages - Friday 23 November, 2012

Michaela's family to sue Mauritian paper for publishing dead body images
# Michaela McAreavey
# Michaela McAreavey

Michaela's family to sue Mauritian paper for publishing dead body images

Nov 23rd 2012, 1:40 PM 9,600 Views 16 Comments

The 27-year-old was on honeymoon at the Legends (now Lux) Hotel in January 2011 when she was murdered.

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court
# Environment
# Environment

Engineer challenges legality of renewable energy plan in High Court

Nov 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 8,031 Views 33 Comments

Pat Swords claims the public have been denied their legal right to participate in planning and funding decisions for green energy projects.

# damages - Monday 12 November, 2012

Australian wins $200k from Google for 'mobster' defamation
# Google
# Google

Australian wins $200k from Google for 'mobster' defamation

Nov 12th 2012, 11:54 AM 5,426 Views 1 Comment

Milorad Trkulja accused Google of defaming him with material which he said implied he was a major crime figure in Melbourne.

# damages - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Widow receives landmark damages over death of husband
# High Court
# High Court

Widow receives landmark damages over death of husband

Oct 9th 2012, 1:20 PM 10,157 Views 34 Comments

Margaret Madden today received over €720,000 in damages in relation to the shooting dead of her husband Terence in 1999.

# damages - Monday 30 July, 2012

Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung
# Patent Wars
# Patent Wars

Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung

Jul 30th 2012, 12:44 PM 3,732 Views 14 Comments

The smartphone giants will lock horns in a federal court in the US today, with Apple seeking $2.5 billion for patent infringement.

# damages - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling
# Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal

In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling

Jul 17th 2012, 5:34 PM 4,015 Views 6 Comments

Both men are looking forward to defending themselves against allegations made about the awarding of Ireland’s second mobile phone licence in 1995.

# damages - Friday 25 May, 2012

Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion
# Spain
# Spain

Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion

May 25th 2012, 8:19 AM 5,192 Views 24 Comments

A woman in Spain sued the doctor for damages after she believed she had a successful termination when she was eight weeks pregnant. She gave birth to a healthy baby in 2010.

# damages - Friday 2 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Mar 2nd 2012, 4:54 PM 3,078 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.