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July 13th, 2012

Bus Éireann loses appeal after driver assaults cyclist

Bus Éireann has today lost its claim that it should not be held vicariously liable for an assault committed on a cyclist by one of its drivers. Last January at Dublin Circuit Civil Court Mr Scott Alexander Burns (aged 38) …

May 14th, 2012

Man hit on head in gym wins €14k payout

AN UNEMPLOYED man who was hit on the head by a barbell while exercising in a gym has been awarded €14,665 in damages. Barrister Paul Gallagher told the Circuit Civil Court that on the December 29, 2010, Andrew Brehony (39) …

March 14th, 2012

Transgender man settles over ‘laser burn to his lip’

A TRANSGENDER make-up artist claims that his face was burned by a laser machine during treatment to remove hairs from his upper lip. Bartosz Luczak (34) settled a claim for €38,000 damages against the Dundrum Medical Cosmetic Clinic. Luczak, of …

February 18th, 2012

RTÉ clip played in personal injury case

A VIDEO clip on YouTube relating to RTÉ television’s The Saturday Night Show was watched by a judge yesterday as part of the evidence in a personal injuries claim against the national broadcaster. Judge Jacqueline Linnane saw presenter Brendan O’Connor …

November 17th, 2011

Mum sues over botched tattoo

A MOTHER of one has been awarded damages for a botched tattoo. Breda Murray (36, inset) sued Cristian Gherman, who trades as 13 Fat Catz in Ashgrove Mall, Finglas, Dublin, saying the arm tattoo of her daughter’s name had been …