Philomena Hennessy v Ladbrooks Payments (Ireland) Limited and Ladbrooks (Ireland) Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberIEHC 60
Legal BodyHigh Court of Ireland (IEHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment
The High Court dismissed an interlocutory injunction application in circumstances where an employer sought to dismiss personal injury proceedings against them, highlighting the importance of encouraging employees to obtain legal advice when signing a waiver agreement.
The plaintiff in the case had worked for the defendant from 1998 until 2015 when her employment ceased by reason of redundancy. When the plaintiff resigned, she signed a waiver agreement. Eight months after signing the waiver, the plaintiff made an application to PIAB which was followed by a personal injury summons in 2016. The plaintiff claimed that during the course of her employment she had sustained personal
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