Donegal woman awarded damages for injuries sustained when hot water bottle split

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Donegal woman awarded damages for injuries sustained when hot water bottle split RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal By News Highland – May 23, 2012 Twitter Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Newsx Adverts Facebook Previous articleJohn Gallagher hands himself in to the Central Mental HospitalNext articleRevenue can reach agreement to save Highland bakery – Mac Lochlainn News Highland Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic A Donegal woman who told the High Court she cannot wear high heels as a result of a burn injury suffered when a hot water bottle in her bed split open has been awarded €65,000 damages.25 year old Ann Marie McGee from Meenlaragh was 15 when the incident occurred at her home 10 years ago.She told the High Court yesterday she still cannot wear high heels, had to give up playing football and could not sit her mock Junior Cert exams immediately after the incident.When the case was called yesterday before Ms Justice Mary Irvine, Richard Lyons SC, for Ms McGee, said she had settled her case against the shop on which she bought the item, and the case was against the Mayo based distributor for assessment of damages only.Counsel said proceedings against the importer and supplier of the hot water bottle could be struck out.Ms Justice Irvine, who examined the scar on Ms McGee’s foot in her private chambers, said the young woman had suffered excruciating pain when the hot water bottle split open. Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more