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

€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

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

Meath community devastated by death of young scout in car crash

A Co Meath community is devastated after learning of the death of a Junior Certificate student in a road traffic crash in Moldova. Marius Bors, 15, was killed in a car crash while on holiday with his family last weekend. Dunshaughlin Scouts hosted a vigil to remember their lost member last night in the village. [...]

By |2018-08-30T16:05:43+01:00August 30th, 2018|Accident, Courts, Injury, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Meath community devastated by death of young scout in car crash

Court date for white-van driver accused of hitting and killing little Cian (6)

The white-van driver accused of hitting and killing six-year-old Cian Marren in Shankill is due to appear in court later this year. Cian, of Oakdale Crescent, Ballycullen, was hit by the white van on Shanganagh Road on July 28 last year. He was taken to Temple Street Hospital where he died from head injuries the [...]

By |2018-08-17T14:05:39+01:00August 17th, 2018|Accident, Courts, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Court date for white-van driver accused of hitting and killing little Cian (6)

Ben Stokes said he was protecting gay couple in fight, court told

The cricketer Ben Stokes feared being violently attacked by two men carrying weapons as he intervened to protect a gay couple on the receiving end of homophobic abuse, a jury has heard. The Durham and England player said in a statement read to Bristol crown court that he became involved in a violent street fight [...]

By |2018-08-09T09:00:39+01:00August 9th, 2018|Courts, LGBT, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Ben Stokes said he was protecting gay couple in fight, court told

Elderly Man (70) dies in two-vehicle collision in Galway

An elderly man has died following a collision in Galway yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred on the Monivea Road near Carnmore at around 2pm. A 70-year-old man was fatally injured when his car was involved in the collision with a truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to University [...]

By |2018-08-03T12:35:35+01:00August 3rd, 2018|Injury, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Elderly Man (70) dies in two-vehicle collision in Galway
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