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

State admits liability in personal injury action brought by Maurice McCabe

The State has admitted liability in two of a number of claims brought against it by Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe, the High Court has heard. Mr Justice Kevin Cross was informed on Tuesday that liability had been admitted in a personal injuries claim brought by Mr McCabe against the Garda Commissioner, Ireland and the Attorney [...]

By |2019-01-02T11:18:26+00:00January 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on State admits liability in personal injury action brought by Maurice McCabe

€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

N7 workers who were treated “appallingly” by employers awarded more than €1m

The High Court has awarded more than €1m damages and interest to a group of Portuguese workers who claimed they lived in “terrible conditions” at a “work camp” provided by his former employers when they were building a section of the N7 motorway in 2007 and 2008. The award was made by Justice Carmel Stewart who said [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:09:41+00:00December 19th, 2018|Courts, Health & Safety, High Court, Legal, Personal Injuries|Comments Off on N7 workers who were treated “appallingly” by employers awarded more than €1m

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

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

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

Nine people injured in crash between school bus and car in Limerick

Nine people injured – six children, two adults and a teenager – have been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a collision between a school bus and a car in Co Limerick. The collision, which occurred at Ardvarna, Lisnagry, was reported to emergency services at 8.15am. The 28-seater bus, contracted by Bus Éireann from a [...]

By |2018-09-07T13:00:26+01:00September 7th, 2018|Accident, Driving, Gardai, Law, News, Personal Injuries, Personal Safety, Road Safety|Comments Off on Nine people injured in crash between school bus and car in Limerick
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