Healy O'Connor

€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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Boy Burnt on Aer Lingus Flight Receives €66,000 Settlement

  A boy who was burnt by hot chocolate on an Aer Lingus flight has received a €66,000 Settlement. He suffered second degree burns when travelling to a family wedding in Spain in 2018. Allegedly the boy was instructed to remove the lid from the cup to add milk to the drink and the liquid […]

Man who Allegedly Slipped on Staircase at Wedding Venue Awarded €250,000

  A man who claimed he  fell on a staircase at a wedding venue in Cork has been awarded  €250,000.  He was later diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. The man, John Rooney had been attending the wedding with his wife, Penny Rooney in 2018 when the accident happened. The family’s Counsel said in court […]