Kildare Garda awarded €50,000 for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Garda Paul Carney from Leixlip Garda Station, who received a Scott medal for bravery, was awarded €50,000.00 in damages in a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Justice Barton said that Mr. Carney had acted bravely when he disarmed two robbers in Celbridge with his colleague Garda Thomas Ryan. The two men had been patrolling Celbridge […]

Settlement of €14,000 in favour of minor plaintiff injured on sun holiday

The President of the Circuit Court, Judge Groake recently ruled a settlement in the sum of €14,000 in favour of a minor plaintiff who was injured on a sun holiday, hearing that her injuries had now fully resolved. The Plaintiff in this case was a girl of six years of age who was on a […]

60 year old woman awarded damages after slip on potato wedge in Dunnes Stores

Anna Manning, a 60 year old woman slipped and fell on a cooked potato wedge in Dunnes Stores in Clondalkin, Dublin in November 2011 when she injured her back and left wrist. The court heard how Manning had been walking towards the fish section of the store when she slipped and fell forward onto her […]

Woman who dislocated her knee in nightclub awarded €17,500 in damages

Emma Fox, a make-up artist from Meath, has been awarded €17,500 in damages after she slipped and fell on a wet dance floor at Sin Bar & Nightclub in 2012. Judge Alison Lindsay heard how Ms Fox’s knee had popped out after she hit the floor but had “spontaneously popped in again” within minutes. Mr […]

€35,000 in damages awarded to 11 year old after finger trapped in seat

Ellie Cooper, an 11-year-old school girl had been attending a play at Connolly House, Marino College, Dublin with other children when her right index finger became trapped in the seat. Ellie’s finger was trapped between the seat and the hinge mechanism causing the tip of it to fracture. She had been sitting in the front […]

Personal injury case dismissed in front of Circuit Court President

An electrician Plaintiff who intervened in a nightclub incident in Barcode Nightclub, Clontarf five years ago recently had his claims for damages dismissed in front of the Dublin Circuit Court. The circumstances of the accident as detailed by the Plaintiff were that he stepped in to stop a ‘mystery man in black abusing a blonde […]

Pensioner awarded €40,000 for a fall on an escalator in Dublin Airport

On 2nd November 2011 Elizabeth Lavin lost her balance on an escalator in Dublin Airport when it juddered as she was using it. This caused her to fall forward over her luggage and hit her head on the metal stairs of the escalator. Elizabeth was brought to Beaumont Hospital where she was treated for minor […]

MIBI 80% liable for injuries sustained by paramedic

A paramedic issued legal proceedings against the HSE and the Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) when she was injured when the ambulance she was working on swerved suddenly to avoid a car that came against a red light while the crew was taking a heart attack victim to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in […]

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