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#Damages

# damages - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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

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

The teenager fractured his foot in the incident.

# damages - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million Monsanto

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane Damages

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages Monsanto

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter Car Crash

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

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

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

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

# damages - Thursday 21 February, 2019

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

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

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

# damages - Saturday 26 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Telegraph pays Melania Trump 'substantial damages' and issues apology over false report Sorry About That

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Garda slashed with razor blade while on flight with deportee awarded €25,000 Damages

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't call me love': Judge reprimands claimant over his language No Love Lost

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

The case was later struck out.

# damages - Monday 1 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k Damages

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered? Damages This post contains a poll

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?

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

# damages - Monday 30 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Garda and ex-Tipperary hurler who was seriously injured after assault awarded €1.16 million Damages

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

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

# damages - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Air hostess awarded €30k damages against Ryanair after falling down plane stairs Damages

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

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

# damages - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie €25k award for bus passenger who was injured after driver braked to avoid hitting man Courts

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

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

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Eight-month-old awarded €27.5k after pulling boiling water on herself at Chinese restaurant Damages

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger Irish Rail

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000 Court

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

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

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

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

Roselyne Bachelot made the accusations on French television last year.

# damages - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation Crabby Jo's

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

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

# damages - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose Damages

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

Angelo Cloonan is seeking a damages claim from the HSE.

# damages - Monday 28 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Companies allegedly transferred hazardous waste to north Dublin landfill after describing it as safe High Court

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman awarded €1.2m in libel damages from Independent News and Media to sue former solicitors Action

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

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

# damages - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Producer Quincy Jones wins €8 million in damages from Michael Jackson's estate Rock With You

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

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

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

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

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

# damages - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court Freedom Of Expression

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

The judgement was given by a chamber of seven judges.

# damages - Monday 3 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Judge says chasing should not be banned in schools after student loses damages claim Damages

Judge says chasing should not be banned in schools after student loses damages claim

The presiding judge said games of chase in schoolyards could not be prohibited.

From TheJournal.ie Dental nurse called 'a f***ing skankhole' by Dublin Bus driver loses 75k damages claim Wash Your Mouth Out

Dental nurse called 'a f***ing skankhole' by Dublin Bus driver loses 75k damages claim

The bus driver cursed at her for not picking up litter, a court had heard.

# damages - Monday 20 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport John Murray

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

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

# damages - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall Jervis Shopping Centre

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall

The shop denied negligence in the case.

# damages - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500 Restaurant

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

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

# damages - Friday 17 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way Courts

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

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

# damages - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case Payout

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel Damages

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

From TheJournal.ie Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood Hepatitis C

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.

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