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Professional Negligence

Professional Negligence

Professional negligence is subject to the general principles of negligence. Professional negligence is negligence in the course of a professional service or advice.

Court Increases Award For Sexual Harassment

Court Increases Award For Sexual Harassment

This was an Appeal by the Complainant, a 19 year old female barista, against a Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) decision that she should be awarded €3,500 on foot of a sexual harassment claim that resulted in her feeling stressed and anxious, certified out sick and ultimately resigning her position.

Patricia Reddy v. John Bates [1983] I.R. 141

1983 WJSC-SC 3454 PATRICIA REDDY  v.  JOHN BATES Subject Headings: DAMAGES: assessment 29 07 1983 [HEDERMAN CONCURRING] In this action which was tried before Mr. Justice D'Arcy and a jury damages amounting to £551,354 were awarded to the plaintiff....

Product Liability law in Ireland

Product Liability law in Ireland

A look at Product Liability law in Ireland and the potential avenues of redress in the event that there is a defect in a manufacturer’s product.

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