€75,000 settlement over faulty fuel pump incident

Two Dublin children, who were sprayed with petrol and fumes at a faulty fuel pump when they were aged four years and 21 months respectively, have been awarded almost €75,000 damages against Tesco Ireland Limited. Barrister Hugh B Byrne told the Circuit Civil Court that Harvey Ring, now aged 11, and his brother Zachary, now aged [...]

By |2018-12-20T15:30:23+00:00December 20th, 2018|Courts, Damages, Injury, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on €75,000 settlement over faulty fuel pump incident

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

THE FAMILY OF a 90-year-old woman who, they claim, died as a result of scald injuries she suffered in a Co Dublin nursing home, have been awarded just over €54,000 damages for their own pain and suffering, loss, funeral and travel expenses arising from the tragic death of their mother and granny. Barrister Frank Crean told Circuit [...]

By |2018-11-14T08:15:52+00:00November 14th, 2018|Courts, Damages, Injury, Legal, Medical Negligence, News, Settlement|Comments Off on Family of ‘severely scalded’ 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home

€5.9m settlement for man who lost sight due to Medical Negligence

The High Court has approved a settlement of €5.9m in the case of a man who went blind because of mistakes in his medical treatment. Brendan Doyle, 49, had a mild disability since his birth but had lived almost independently with some supports. However in June 2011 a shunt to drain fluid from his brain became [...]

By |2018-10-31T14:00:54+00:00October 31st, 2018|Catastrophic injury, Compensation, Courts, Damages, High Court, Legal, Medical Negligence, News, Personal Injuries, Settlement|Comments Off on €5.9m settlement for man who lost sight due to Medical Negligence

High Court awards factory worker more than €220k for fall while trying to free trapped bin

A factory operative who suffered a severe ankle injury when he fell to the ground as he tried to free a trapped bin has been awarded over €220,000 by the High Court. Tomasz Zdejszy fell from a height of about two metres to the ground landing on his right foot in the accident six years [...]

By |2018-10-30T15:43:43+00:00October 30th, 2018|Catastrophic injury, Courts, Damages, High Court, Injury, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on High Court awards factory worker more than €220k for fall while trying to free trapped bin

Garda awarded €8,000 after false claims on internet

A garda sergeant, who was for several years harassed and intimidated by false claims posted about him on the internet, was awarded €8,000 damages at a garda compensation hearing in the High Court on Monday. Mr Justice Michael Twomey said the damages related to personal injuries suffered by Sgt Conor Gilmartin as a result of the internet posts and were not [...]

By |2018-10-17T11:00:49+01:00October 17th, 2018|Compensation, Courts, Damages, High Court, Legal, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Garda awarded €8,000 after false claims on internet

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

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

Sir Elton John and David Furnish accept libel damages over ‘dog attack’ slur

Sir Elton John and David Furnish have accepted “significant” libel damages over a newspaper claim that their dog inflicted “Freddy Krueger-like injuries” on a child at a play date. The couple, who were not at London’s High Court today, brought proceedings against News Group Newspapers (NGN) over a front-page story in The Sun on Sunday [...]

By |2018-09-21T15:00:24+01:00September 21st, 2018|celebrity, Compensation, Courts, Damages, Legal, News, Personal Injuries|Comments Off on Sir Elton John and David Furnish accept libel damages over ‘dog attack’ slur
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