National & International Legal News

May 25

Man Gets €2m After Suffering Brain Damage in Clamping Row

A man who was left brain damaged after being struck with a hammer when he clamped a car in a Dublin city car park has settled a High Court action against his employer, Nationwide Controlled Parking Systems for €2 million. Mr Justice Kevin Cross described the attack on the plaintiff, Mr. Gheorghe Pista as “appalling.

May 1

€10,000 for ‘Accident-Prone Man’ in Ninth Personal Injury Claim

A man described as an “unfortunate, accident-prone” has secured a €10,000 settlement with legal costs in his ninth personal injury claim before Limerick Circuit Court. Anthony Lynch claimed general damages as a consequence of a road traffic incident near Thomond Bridge in Limerick. He informed Judge James O’Donohue that while he was stationary at a.

April 10

Hairdresser Awarded €20,000 After Banging Knee Off Table Leg

Annette O’Connor, a hairdresser has been awarded €20,000 by the High Court for banging her knee while sitting down in a restaurant to eat dinner. Such a judgment is believed to have serious ramifications or hoteliers and restaurateurs. The Court heard that Annette O’Connor had been led to a table in the Mullingar Park Hotel.