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Five-year-old Girl Awarded €30,000 Personal Injury Compensation Following Restaurant Table Accident

Posted on: April 3rd, 2019

A young girl who had her nose broken when a table blew over outside on O’Brien’s Sandwich shop has been awarded €30,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court.

At the time of the incident Lily Spratt was just three-years-old. Legal representative for Lily, who is now aged five, Barrister Ivan Daly informed the court that she had suffered the injury when a table in an outdoors seating area struck her in the face after being blown in the wind outside the outlet on Lower Grand Canal Street, Dublin.

Circuit Court President Justice Raymond Groarke was told that Lily was taken to Temple Street Children’s Hospital after the accident. Here her nose had been treated and Lily had been put under general anaesthetic.

Taking the sandwich shop compensation action was taken against Adleo Limited through her mother, Emma Kelly, Lily has since completely recovered from the injuries that she suffered in the accident which took place in April 2018.

Mr Daly informed the court that the young girl had been inflicted with no permanent damage to her nose. He commented: “Certainly there is no question of any disfigurement of her nose.” he was recommending that the court accept the settlement offer that was being made by Adleo Ltd.

Circuit Court President Judge Judge Groarke gave his approval to the sandwich shop compensation settlement and added that thought it was a very good offer.



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