A 67-year-old woman, who turned down an €18,000 Injuries Board assessment for injuries she suffered in a fall, walked from court Friday with nothing other than a legal costs bill against her of potentially €30,000.
Barrister Pat Purcell told the Circuit Civil Court today that a door in The Old Schoolhouse Restaurant, Swords, had closed on Paula Buliauskite’s right hand, crushing her right middle and ring finger on her right hand.
All issues are still in play in the claim by the widow and family of murdered Garda Tony Golden for compensation, the High Court was told today. Mr Justice Michael Twomey heard the trial may take up to five days.
The Dutch Embassy, rather than plead diplomatic immunity on behalf of one of its official drivers involved in a road accident in Dublin, has settled €60,000 claims on behalf of two cousins injured in the collision.
The owner of several meat factories has told the High Court that protests at one of its processing plants have escalated since it secured an injunction restraining the blockading of their factories and the intimidation of staff and suppliers.
A Pakistani man, who wants to marry his French girlfriend and who has a wedding date set for early next month, has been granted an injunction against the Minister for Justice restraining his deportation to Pakistan.
A recommendation by the Personal Injuries Board that a 13-year-old schoolgirl be paid €3,500 for an injury she sustained in a traffic collision was increased by 400 per cent after her legal team refused to accept the offer.
Businessman Bernard Rocca and his wife, Theresa, may avoid losing their €1m Castleknock, Dublin, home which a vulture fund claims it is entitled to sell off against Bernard’s personal business debts of up to €2m.
A man has appeared in court charged with threatening to kill a female garda and her husband and making grossly offensive telephone calls to four different female gardaí at a Co Donegal Garda station.
Former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood and her restaurateur husband Ronan Ryan may go to prison for failing to quit their €900,000 home after having agreed to hand it back to a bank to which they owed €1.2m.
Businessman Bernard Rocca and his wife, Theresa, face losing their €1 million Castleknock, Dublin home despite having the money in a legal account to clear off a mortgage debt of €131,000 and a second mortgage debt of 10 cent, a court heard today.
A 10-year-old schoolboy, who witnessed a horror attack on his toddler sister by a Brazilian tapir at Dublin Zoo and saw his parents injured in a bloody fight to save their daughter’s life, has been awarded €25,000 in the Circuit Civil Court.
The Cork fish stall which achieved international fame with two British royal visits and as a location for the hit TV show The Young Offenders was the centre of attention yesterday at the High Court where a woman sued for compensation as a result of a fall on the public walkway outside the stall.