Healy O'Connor

€15,000 for Assault by Bus Driver

I noted with interest a Judgement handed down in the last few days awarding a cyclist €15,000 for an assault by a Bus Éireann bus driver. The plaintiff Mr. Scott Burns took the personal injuries case against Bus Éireann after he was assaulted by a bus driver in August of 2009 while cycling his bike […]

Pub Patron Wins Case Against Pub Owner for Assault

Maurice O’Connor of Healy O’Connor’s litigation department recently represented a client before the Circuit Court in relation to injuries sustained after an assault in a bar. The client suffered head and facial injuries after an unprovoked assault by a bar owner on his licensed premises. The case was fully defended and went to a full […]

Woman Awarded €8000 over fall

A young woman in her twenties was recently awarded compensation by the Circuit Court after telling a Judge that she took pain killers to go to discos and get on with her life. Ciara Byrne from Dublin claimed she injured her back on her way back from the smoking area of a bar in Finglas […]

€10,000 Personal Injuries Compensation

A Dublin man has received an award of €10,000 from Dublin Circuit Court after suffering an injury from a syringe in a Dublin city hotel. Cases such as theses are common before the Courts but in my experience usually involve an incident in a hospital where syringes would be used on a daily basis. the […]

Substantial Settlement for Assault in Nightclub

The Personal Injuries team at Healy O’Connor Solicitors recently achieved a substantial settlement for a client who was assaulted in a nightclub by another patron. The client suffered a number of broken bones as a result of the assault and was taken by ambulance to hospital. Over an 18 month period the Solicitors at Healy […]

Personal Injury and Wedge Fracture Injuries

            We are currently dealing with a number of personal injuries cases involving wedge fracture injuries. This type of Personal injury is a serious one and can happen in a car crash or in a serious fall. Due to the unpredictable nature of the personal injury it is very difficult to […]

Man Run Over by Bin Lorry Awarded nearly €5 Million

In a recent Personal Injuries judgement Mr Justice Michael Peart awarded Padraig Hearns the sum of nearly five million euros in damages against Dublin City Council in the High Court. Mr Hearns who was a former Mr Ireland suffered severe brain injuries after he was run over by a bin lorry seven years ago in […]

Ryanair Employee Awarded €84,790 Personal Injury Settlement

A Ryanair employee has been awarded €84,790 by the High Court. She was injured when she slipped on greasy de-icing fluid in the plane. Ms. Nangle sued the airline over the accident. She suffered a spiral fracture which required surgery. She was incapacitated for numerous months and needed assistance in daily tasks due to the […]