Man ‘lucky to survive’ when tree fell on him during storm awarded €165k

A High Court Settlement for falling tree accident compensation of €165,000 has been approved for a man who experienced a number of severe injuries when a tree dropped on him during a stormy. Mr Justice Kevin Cross was told that John Haskins Junior, now aged 37, ‘lucky...

22% Increase in State Compensation Claims

A recent report by the State Claim Agency has revealed that there was an increase in the cost of compensation claims taken against the State, bringing the overall spend to approximately €2.2 billion during 2016. This is a 22% increase on the previous year’s...

Customer Awarded Compensation for a Knee Injury in Tesco

A customer, who fractured their knee when tripping and falling over a six-pack of beer, has been awarded €42,000 compensation for a knee injury in Tesco. The customer – a thirty-two year old female nurse from Dublin – was entering her local Tesco Metro...

Passenger Awarded Compensation for an Accident at Tara Street Station

A passenger, who fractured his shoulder in a fall between a train and the platform, has been awarded compensation for an accident at Tara Street station. The passenger was travelling on an Irish Rail train from Dun Laoghaire to Connolly Street in Dublin on 2nd August...