Court throws out Lidl shopper’s personal injury claim.

A woman who told a court she was injured when she slipped on milk in a Lidl supermarket has had her €15,000 compensation claim thrown out.  The woman was left facing hefty legal bills after she sued Lidl Ireland for damages for personal injuries as well as inconvenience and expenses she suffered.  She claimed the…

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Harassed worker awarded €27,000 damages.

A gay man who was continually harassed by a work colleague has been awarded €27,000 on the grounds of his sexual orientation.  The complainant told the WRC that the comments were aimed at him on a daily fashion and there was constant sniggering and juvenile stereotypical references made in his company, all of which made…

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Mortgage holders benefit from – and need – advice, says ESRI

New ESRI research has found some serious misunderstandings about how mortgages work.  The Economic and Social Research Institute has found that mortgage holders can get a better deal when they read independent advice. However, the think tank also found some serious misunderstandings about how mortgages work.  The ESRI and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission brought…

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Appreciation

It makes the effort feel worth it when somebody writes.. ” Your fee is reasonable and we have heard positive things so we would be grateful if you would act on our behalf…” Thank you.

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Family awarded €33,000 over denied entry to pub.

Family awarded €33,000 over denied entry to pub.  A family has been awarded €33,000 for defamation after they were refused service at a Dublin pub.  Judge John O’Connor said there was neither room nor food at the inn because they were Travellers.  They were allegedly refused entry because they did not have a booking.  Judge…

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