Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham estate

The Duke of Edinburgh has escaped unhurt after the car he was driving was involved in a crash close to the Sandringham estate in Norfolk. Police were called to the scene of a collision involving 97-year-old Prince Philip on Thursday. Witnesses told the BBC the Land Rover being driven by Philip had overturned after pulling out from [...]

By |2019-01-18T10:51:31+00:00January 18th, 2019|Accident, celebrity, Driving, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham estate

Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

A woman who alleged she was tripped at a Spin Roller Disco by an unidentified child, who put its leg out in front of her as she walked through a crowd, has been awarded €25,000 damages against the company running the event. Barbara Thomas, a 44-year-old executive officer, told Circuit Court President, Justice Raymond Groarke [...]

By |2019-01-16T09:32:59+00:00January 16th, 2019|Accident, Courts, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

Boy knocked down at level crossing settles case for €100,000

A schoolboy who was knocked down as he walked across a level crossing at a retail park with his father has settled his High Court case for €100,000. Dylan Duffy's counsel, Vincent Foley SC, told the High Court the car drove "straight through" the zebra crossing at Carrickmines Retail Park, Co Dublin. The boy, who [...]

By |2018-12-14T15:40:31+00:00December 14th, 2018|Accident, Courts, Driving, Injury, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Road Safety|Comments Off on Boy knocked down at level crossing settles case for €100,000

High Court awards man €66k for fall at work

A man who suffered injuries to his shoulder, hip and knee after he tripped at the entrance of where he worked has been awarded over €66,000 in damages by the High Court. The award was made by Mr Justice Denis McDonald in favour of Mr Colie Conneely, who the judge said suffered "a very nasty [...]

By |2018-11-02T09:00:23+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Accident, Compensation, Courts, High Court, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Personal Safety|Comments Off on High Court awards man €66k for fall at work

Girl left with scar after falling from climbing frame at Dublin crèche awarded €27,500

A teenage girl who was injured at a Giraffe crèche ten years ago has been awarded €27,500 damages in the Circuit Civil Court. Barrister Matthew Jolley told the court today Tuesday that 14 year-old Caoilfhionn O’Donnell was only four when she fell from a climbing frame at the Giraffe Crèche at Cherrywood, Loughlinstown, Co Dublin. [...]

By |2018-10-25T09:00:28+01:00October 25th, 2018|Accident, Courts, Injury, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Girl left with scar after falling from climbing frame at Dublin crèche awarded €27,500

Duffy says he regrets being involved in road collisions

Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy has said he regrets being involved in a number of car collisions, particularly one in 1993 when he was 33. By that stage in his life, he said, he was married and should have matured. Mr Duffy was previously involved in a collision in 1978, where a woman was seriously injured. [...]

By |2018-10-09T15:00:13+01:00October 9th, 2018|Accident, Damages, Driving, Injury, News, Personal Injuries, Road Safety, Road Traffic Accident|Comments Off on Duffy says he regrets being involved in road collisions

Dublin girl, 14, knocked down while crossing road gets €47,500 settlement

A 14-year-old girl who was injured when she was knocked down as she attempted to cross a road near her home after buying an ice cream has settled her High Court case for €47,500. Shannon Whelan Loy suffered a fracture to her leg in the accident. Shannon (14), St Lawrence’s Terrace, Howth, Co Dublin had [...]

By |2018-10-05T14:00:44+01:00October 5th, 2018|Accident, Catastrophic injury, Courts, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Road Safety, Road Traffic Accident|Comments Off on Dublin girl, 14, knocked down while crossing road gets €47,500 settlement

Ryder Cup spectator loses her eye after being hit by Brooks Koepka shot

The spectator whom Brooks Koepka hit with a tee shot at the Ryder Cup is considering legal action against the tournament’s organisers after losing the sight in one eye. One of Koepka’s drives on the opening day of the tournament flew towards the crowd and hit Corine Remande. “Doctors told me I had lost the use of that eye,” [...]

By |2018-10-02T13:00:19+01:00October 2nd, 2018|Accident, Catastrophic injury, celebrity, Damages, Health & Safety, Legal, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Ryder Cup spectator loses her eye after being hit by Brooks Koepka shot

Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck

A woman pedestrian in her 70s has died after being struck by a truck in Co Monaghan. The collision happened at around midday on Main Street in Carrickmacross. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, where a post-mortem examination will take place. Diversions [...]

By |2018-09-27T14:38:29+01:00September 27th, 2018|Accident, Catastrophic injury, Death, Personal Injuries, Road Safety, Road Traffic Accident|Comments Off on Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck

Suge Knight admits manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter after he ran over two men, killing one, nearly four years ago. The Death Row Records co-founder entered the plea on Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court and has agreed to serve 28 years in prison. Knight was charged with murder, attempted [...]

By |2018-09-21T11:00:37+01:00September 21st, 2018|Accident, Courts, Death, Driving, Legal, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Road Safety, Road Traffic Accident|Comments Off on Suge Knight admits manslaughter over fatal confrontation
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