Brad Pitt Reportedly Fighting For Joint Custody Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie reportedly met in person recently to work out their ongoing divorce settlement. The main issue at the moment is the custody of the children. The two currently have a temporary arrangement that allows Pitt to see his kids, and are looking to find a permanent solution. According to a report [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:17:32+00:00February 1st, 2019|celebrity, Courts, Divorce, Family Law|

Girl with cerebral palsy settles case for €6m

A seven-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who had sued over the circumstances of her birth at a Galway hospital has settled her High Court action for €6m. Faye Walsh, Mr Justice Kevin Cross was told, has spastic quadriplegia, is non-verbal and can only communicate with her family by making noises and smiling. She is a [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:17:32+00:00January 25th, 2019|Courts, High Court, Hospital, Medical Negligence, News|

€11m settlement for woman with cerebral palsy

An young woman has received a settlement of €11m at the High Court as a result of the circumstances surrounding her birth at the Erinville Hospital in Cork. Margaret is almost 19 years old and is described as "smiley and affectionate", but she has severe cerebral palsy, requires 24-hour care, cannot walk and is non-verbal. [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:17:32+00:00January 24th, 2019|Courts, Hospital, Medical Negligence|

Usher divorcing wife Grace Miguel after three years of marriage

Grace Miguel and popular singer Usher are divorcing after three years of marriage. Usher has filed for divorce from his wife, Grace Miguel, nine months after separating. Usher, 40, and Miguel, 49, began dating in 2009 and later were married in Cuba in 2015. They confirmed their split in March last year in a joint [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:17:32+00:00January 23rd, 2019|celebrity, Courts, Divorce|

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie set to divorce

Billionaire Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Inc, and wife MacKenzie Bezos, are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said in a joint statement on Twitter on Wednesday. Jeff Bezos, 54, is the world’s richest person, with a fortune that has soared to more than $160 billion (€139 billion) thanks to his stake [...]

By |2019-01-17T13:40:57+00:00January 17th, 2019|celebrity, Courts, Divorce|

Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

A woman who alleged she was tripped at a Spin Roller Disco by an unidentified child, who put its leg out in front of her as she walked through a crowd, has been awarded €25,000 damages against the company running the event. Barbara Thomas, a 44-year-old executive officer, told Circuit Court President, Justice Raymond Groarke [...]

By |2019-01-16T09:32:59+00:00January 16th, 2019|Accident, Courts, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|

€75,000 settlement over faulty fuel pump incident

Two Dublin children, who were sprayed with petrol and fumes at a faulty fuel pump when they were aged four years and 21 months respectively, have been awarded almost €75,000 damages against Tesco Ireland Limited. Barrister Hugh B Byrne told the Circuit Civil Court that Harvey Ring, now aged 11, and his brother Zachary, now aged [...]

By |2018-12-20T15:30:23+00:00December 20th, 2018|Courts, Damages, Injury, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|

Woman who was given incorrect test result now seriously ill

A 52-year-old woman who claims she was given the incorrect result for a breast cancer gene test eight years ago is now seriously ill with ovarian cancer, the High Court has heard. It is claimed the report from the testing laboratory showed a pathogenic change of the BRCA 1 gene, but in a letter sent [...]

By |2018-12-20T10:22:03+00:00December 20th, 2018|Cancer, Courts, Health & Safety, High Court, Hospital|

N7 workers who were treated “appallingly” by employers awarded more than €1m

The High Court has awarded more than €1m damages and interest to a group of Portuguese workers who claimed they lived in “terrible conditions” at a “work camp” provided by his former employers when they were building a section of the N7 motorway in 2007 and 2008. The award was made by Justice Carmel Stewart who said [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:09:41+00:00December 19th, 2018|Courts, Health & Safety, High Court, Legal, Personal Injuries|

Boy knocked down at level crossing settles case for €100,000

A schoolboy who was knocked down as he walked across a level crossing at a retail park with his father has settled his High Court case for €100,000. Dylan Duffy's counsel, Vincent Foley SC, told the High Court the car drove "straight through" the zebra crossing at Carrickmines Retail Park, Co Dublin. The boy, who [...]

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