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High Court, in assessing damages for member of An Garda Siochana who sustained a fracture to his dominant right wrist and cuts to his lips in the course of his duties, determines that the appropriate level of general damages is €20,000 and awards special damages in the sum of €394.50 as agreed between the parties.
Garda compensation – assessment of damages - fracture to his dominant right wrist and cuts to his lips during an arrest of an intoxicated suspect - transverse fracture to his right ulnar styloid bone – medical treatment – Court awards special damages in respect of medical expenses of €394.50 as agreed between the parties - assessment of general damages – book of quantum – caselaw of the superior courts - appropriate level of the award in this case should be €20,000.
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