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Gardaí settle High Court action over false arrest of man in Finglas

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 09-May-2022
The Garda and the State have settled an action for false arrest over what the High Court heard was a case of mistaken identity.

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Estranged son awarded €225,000 from birth mother’s estate

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 10-Feb-2022
Filed under: Latest Legal News
A man who believes he was born in a mother and baby home has been awarded €225,000 out of the estate of his estranged birth mother.

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Girl with cerebral palsy secures interim payment of €2.5m

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 05-May-2021
Filed under: Personal Injury
The HSE and Sligo University Hospital have apologised in the High Court to the family of a five year old girl with cerebral palsy who sued over the circumstances of her birth.

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Mother sues for nervous shock after baby suffered brain injury

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 05-May-2021
Filed under: Latest Legal News
A mother whose baby collapsed and suffered a brain injury while on her breast after birth has sued for nervous shock in the High Court.

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Teenager injured after goalpost fell on her secures €52,000 settlement

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 05-Mar-2021
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A teenage girl who required stitches to her forehead after a goalpost on which she was swinging fell on her has secured some €52,000 under a settlement of her High Court action.

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Priest’s hand-made replacement will did not revoke original will

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 24-Feb-2021
Filed under: Latest Legal News
A deceased Catholic priest’s original hand-made will remains valid and was not revoked by a later will also made by him without legal assistance, a High Court judge has ruled.

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Court rules woman’s home-made will leaving €1.08m valid

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 15-Feb-2021
Filed under: Latest Legal News
The last will of a deceased woman, who left an estate with a net value of some €1.08 million, can be treated as valid, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

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Settlement of €9.4m for girl (12) with paraplegia

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 26-Nov-2020
Aimee Brennan had spinal operation at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin

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Covid-19 laws: What can gardaí enforce and what penalties can be given?

By: Irish Times
Posted on: 21-Oct-2020
Those found organising a party or gathering could face a fine of up to €1,000

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Stillorgan Leisureplex developers ‘could lose millions’ without injunction

By: The Irish Times
Posted on: 14-Feb-2020
Filed under: Latest Legal News
The company behind a €100 million redevelopment plan for the Stillorgan Leisureplex in Dublin claims it could suffer “millions and millions of losses” if it does not get a High Court injunction giving it possession of the premises from its tenant.

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