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.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2020
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.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
A former Tesco employee, who took a €25,000 voluntary redundancy package unaware he had an option of continuing to work night shifts in the store, has been awarded €25,000 damages on top of his original €25,000 redundancy pay-out.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
A judge has told Dunnes Stores that they would be justified in barring an 18-year-old man from shopping in their store in future after he took an unsuccessful €75,000 defamation action against them.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
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.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
There was a deliberate move by former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood’s husband Ronan Ryan to frustrate and obstruct the implementation of a court order handing their home back to a vulture fund, a judge stated today.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
A consultant dermatologist misdiagnosed ringworm in two children as seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp and as a result prescribed an inappropriate treatment which added to their discomfort and pain, the Circuit Civil Court was told Tuesday.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
A separated couple, who own a €1.5m Spanish holiday home, have had the second of two Dublin houses they own repossessed within a fortnight of each other on foot of a €2m mortgage debt with KBC Bank Ireland Plc.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
Ryanair, who this week settled a €60,000 claim on behalf of an eight-year-old boy who was scalded by hot chocolate on a flight from Portugal to Dublin, have disputed a contention that a cold bottle of wine had been used to cool down the child’s wounds.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
Former Miss Ireland and TV presenter Pamela Flood can celebrate her 48th birthday tonight knowing a court has delayed judgment on any decision that would see her and restaurateur husband Ronan Ryan being put out of their €900,000 home in leafy Clontarf, Dublin.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
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.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood and her husband, restaurateur Ronan Ryan, could be facing imprisonment within the next 48 hours for breaching court orders relating to the home in which they have lived cost-free for almost 10 years.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
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.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
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.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Solicitors who handle what eventually turn out to be set-up accidents may be contributing to fraudulent personal injury claims, a judge said today in what is the strongest criticism yet by the judiciary of some members of the legal profession.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
Elements within the construction industry who are owed money have in the past turned to helping themselves when it comes to recovering debts, the Circuit Civil Court heard when an interim examiner was appointed to a Co Dublin machinery rental company.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
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.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
A 27-year-old married man from Cameroon who is living in Dublin has withdrawn a €60,000 damages claim against the Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland who had appeared on behalf of an uninsured driver following an alleged rear-ending accident.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Former Miss Ireland and TV star Pamela Flood and husband Ronan Ryan will not have to pay any of the €1.2m debt they owe against the plush North Dublin home they have lived in rent free for the past nine years.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2019