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Court of appeal ordered that Hospital has no lawful power to restrain patient against her wishes

By: Irish Times 14th August 2018
Posted on: Oct-11-2018
Filed under: Litigation
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled that a hospital had no lawful power to restrain a patient in hospital against his or her wishes, notwithstanding that the restraint may have been in the patient’s best interests.
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Making a will - step by step what is involved

By: MABS
Posted on: Jul-25-2018
Before you can give instructions to a solicitor to draft your will, in simple terms, you need to decide who gets what.
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Supreme Court rules in defamation proceedings that a jury may assess damages after an offer of amends

By: Edward Lyons Beauchamps
Posted on: Jul-16-2018
Filed under: Litigation
The Supreme Court has ruled that a jury may assess damages following an offer of amends in defamation proceedings.
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Court of Appeal reduces damages paid for defamation to solicitor

By: chadmin
Posted on: Jun-22-2017
Filed under: Litigation
The Court of Appeal on the 4th of May 2017 gave judgment in a case concerning defamation by TV3 of a solicitor, Mr David Christie.  In the High Court Ms Justice O’Malley had awarded damages to Mr Christie in the sum of €140,000. 
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Pensioner awarded damages after sunroof blown off car

By: chadmin
Posted on: May-25-2017
Filed under: Litigation
A 72-year-old woman, who injured her back after the sunroof of her daughter’s car blew away as the vehicle drove along the M1, has been awarded €25,000 damages against car supplier Denis Mahony Ltd.
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Woman settled claim as a result of fall from ladder in retail store

By: chadmin
Posted on: Mar-14-2017
Filed under: Litigation
A sales assistant, who fell from a ladder in a Dorothy Perkins store in Dublin, has settled a €60,000 personal injuries claim against her employer for an undisclosed sum.
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Man wins damages for defamation whilst a passenger of Dublin Bus

By: chadmin
Posted on: Mar-14-2017
Filed under: Litigation
A London head chef, who claimed that Dublin Bus turned his family holiday in Ireland into a nightmare, after accusing them of not paying a correct fare, has been awarded damages in the Circuit Civil Court.
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Woman who cut finger on chair in restaurant awarded damages

By: chadmin
Posted on: Mar-14-2017
Filed under: Litigation
A 60 year old housewife, who claims she has difficulties playing the ukulele since her left ring finger was pierced by a sharp piece of metal under a chair in a restaurant, has been awarded €18,500 damages in the Circuit Civil Court.
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Woman who broke tooth whilst eating roll awarded damages

By: chadmin
Posted on: Mar-14-2017
Filed under: Litigation
A 58 year old woman who broke a tooth after biting into what she described as a rock-hard ciabatta roll has been awarded €17,470 damages in the Circuit Civil Court against a Dublin store.
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Judge allows payment out from court award but confirms that it is parent's moral duty to provide for their children

By: Journal.ie 18th Oct 2016
Posted on: Oct-19-2016
Filed under: Litigation
There is a moral duty on parents to provide for their children, a judge told a distressed mother in the Circuit Civil Court today.
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