O’Doherty v Callinan Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberIECA 200
Legal BodyCourt of Appeal (IECA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionAbsence and Sickness, Pay
This case is an appeal which was brought by the Defendants after the High Court made an order which awarded the Plaintiff €250,000 in damages for future loss of earnings. The Plaintiff sought damages in the High Court for personal injuries, loss and damage sustained as a result of a road traffic accident which occurred on the 14th of June 2014. She sustained multiple soft tissue injuries to her neck, back and knee and most significantly, she sustained an injury to her coccyx bone and has subsequently developed a condition known as coccydynia. The Plaintiff was initially treated by her General Practitioner (“GP”) who referred her for x-rays which revealed no abnormalities. However, some days
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