ALMOST €13,000 FOR GIRL (11) WHO HURT HEAD IN CAR CRASH

first_imgA GIRL who suffered headaches and nightmares after a car crash has been awarded almost €13,000 in compensation.Letterkenny District Court heard how the girl, who was 11 at the time, was involved in a road traffic accident in Co Donegal on April 5, 2014.Barrister Leona McCauley told Judge Paul Kelly that the girl – now 13 – struck her head in the crash and suffered headaches, dizziness and vomiting. The lawyer said the girl was discharged from Letterkenny General Hospital the same day but was re-admitted three days later suffering from the same symptoms as well as neck and spine pains.A GP later found the girl suffered from intermittent headaches which were relieved by paracetamol.She was no longer suffering nightmares and the girl had “more or less forgotten about the accident”.The case was before the court for approval by the judge.Judge Kelly said he was recommending “the exceptionally favourable settlement” and ordered a total pay-out of €12,977 including medical expenses, with €12,000 of that for the injuries suffered.ALMOST €13,000 FOR GIRL (11) WHO HURT HEAD IN CAR CRASH was last modified: February 3rd, 2016 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:accidentdonegalpay outlast_img

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