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
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
Zabrina Collins was ordered by a judge to pay €5,000 damages for a “vitriolic and personalised” attack on the character of a Mayo man who opposes the beliefs and teachings of the Church of Scientology of which she is a leading member.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
A judge has awarded a grieving Traveller widow and her two brothers €30,000 in libel damages over a newspaper story which claimed efforts were made to bring home, from Germany, the woman’s late husband’s remains in the back of a van.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
The former chief executive officer of Marymount Hospice in Cork who was dismissed from his post in February after seven months for "significant interpersonal difficulties" between him and other staff members failed in his application for a court injunction against the hospice yesterday.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
A 76-year-old woman who had been dancing on 3in heels has failed in her personal injury and damages for negligence claim against the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney for slipping on what she said was dancing powder as she left the ballroom floor in the early hours.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014
County Council officials stood on platforms so they could peer over a high metal fence to see if a small-time businessman they were pursuing through the courts was complying with planning on a remote section of the Ring of Kerry, a court in Killarney was told yesterday.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014