Healy O'Connor

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 […]

Music Fan Settles High Court Injuries Claim

A fan of Oasis recently brought a case in the High Court for damages after claiming he was injured while in a queue for drinks at the a concert in Slane. The applicant claimed his ankle was fractured when he was pushed against a barrier during a crush. Both the promoter and the organisers of […]

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 […]

€11.5m Awarded for Minor Requiring Lifetime Care

Cullen Kennedy, a minor who suffered catastrophic injuries in a car accident in 2008 leaving him permanently in a wheelchair has been awarded the sum of €11.5 million euros by the High Court. A settlement was reached before the case went to a full hearing. This award is the biggest in a personal injuries action […]

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 […]

Irishman Severely Disabled in Malta Accident Wins Settlement

  Irishman from Youghal in Cork, was hit by a car as he crossed the road in April 2019, just hours after he had arrived in Malta. He suffered multiple fractures and a severe brain injury and remains in hospital to this day. He requires 24-hour medical care. Cooley subsequently sued the driver’s insurance company […]

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 […]

Goalpost that Struck Boy has been awarded €60,000

    A young boy who claimed he was struck by an unsecured falling goalpost has been awarded €60,000. The incident happened six years ago at a birthday party, in a Dublin complex. Mr Justice Garrett Simons said that the boy was lucky to make a full recovery, from what could have been life-changing. The […]

Cyclist Hit by Van Door Awarded €30,000 in Damages

A cyclist was catapulted from his bicycle when a van driver suddenly opened the door of his vehicle. He has been awarded €30,000 in damages in the Circuit Court for his injuries. He had been cycling along the roadway when the driver’s door of van had been suddenly opened in his path. The cyclist said […]