TEENAGER AWARDED €10,000 IN DAMAGES AFTER CAR ACCIDENT

first_imgA sixteen year-old boy has been awarded €10,000 in compensation following injuries he sustained in a road traffic accident three years ago.Letterkenny Court.On the 21st of September 2012, the teenager was a front seat passenger in a vehicle which was struck from the side. He did not require or receive any medical attention at the time of the accident.However, the following day he complained of neck, shoulder and back complaints and visited his local GP.On September 26th, he was sent for an X-Ray, but the examination didn’t disclose any significant injuries to the affected areas.Solicitor for the claimant Ciaran Doherty told the court, “On further examination the GP discovered that he did sustain some minor soft tissue damage in his neck, arm and back.“It’s almost three years since the accident occurred and the claimant still suffers pain in the shoulder from time to time.“I spoke to him and his mother earlier and he told me he still gets discomfort in his shoulder when he does certain  things.“For example when he goes to the gym it can trigger off the pain in his shoulder.”Judge Paul Kelly awarded the claimant with €10,000 plus costs for the injuries he sustained in the car accident.TEENAGER AWARDED €10,000 IN DAMAGES AFTER CAR ACCIDENT was last modified: July 1st, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:compensationdonegalteenagerlast_img

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