Monthly Archives: December 2015

Meat factory worker awarded €415k over ‘chronic’ back injury

on December 14, 2015 News and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

A meat factory worker has been awarded €415,000 by the High Court after he sued his employer over a back injury. Mohammed Ali Saleh, who was recruited from Egypt to work in Ireland, suffered a disc injury. He now walks with two crutches, is unable to work and has a miserable existence, a judge said. […]

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€255,000 award over alleged bullying of Special Needs Assistant overturned

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A €255,000 award over alleged bullying of a school special needs assistant has been overturned by the Court of Appeal. The High Court had made the award –of €140,276 for loss of past and future earnings and €115,000 general damages – to Una Ruffley, who worked in St Anne’s National School, The Curragh, Co Kildare. […]

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