The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal to reduce a general damages award from €155,000 to €95,000 on the basis that the trial judge did not properly assess general damages under the Book of Quantum. Further, the court held that the plaintiff was liable in contributory negligence for his accident and therefore had his total award reduced to €83,000.
The appeal by a Cork lorry driver attributed a third of the responsibility for the Ring of Kerry collision to the Kerry motorist
The Court of Appeal has held that a High Court judge “fell into significant error”, when he dismissed an employee’s claim on the basis that the employee should have used common sense.
The case of Quinn v Masivlaniec & Stanczk concerned a claim for compensation in respect of injuries to the Plaintiff’s bowel and right wrist et.al.
The Irish Prison Service (IPS) has withdrawn its appeal of a significant High Court judgment which found that the service must provide reasonable accommodation to disabled prison officers.
Court of Appeal: Damages increased for man after trade union breached his right to earn a livelihood
The Court of Appeal has increased a damages award for a man who had his constitutional right to earn a livelihood infringed by a trade union.
The Court of Appeal in Ireland has set aside a €53,000 damages award to a service station worker who injured her knee as she stood up after doing a stocktake.
Court of Appeal: County council not liable for €113,000 injury due to non-feasance rule for highway authorities
The Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal by Clare County Council against a €113,000 damages award for personal injuries sustained in a highway accident.
State Claims Agency told man he was not entitled to apply for ex gratia payment