Court dismisses Dunnes Stores appeal over slip and fall payout (via Irish Times)

Decision to award some €83,000 in damages to a woman over an accident at a Dublin store in 2013 is upheld

Dunnes Stores has lost an appeal against an €83,000 award of damages to a woman who slipped and fell in one of its stores.

The High Court had made the award to 60-year-old Doris Whelan who sued for injuries she claims she suffered after a fall on June 27th, 2013, at the chain’s outlet at the Ashleaf Shopping Centre in Walkinstown, Dublin 12.

In a judgment delivered on Wednesday, Mr Justice Seamus Noonan dismissed the retail chain’s appeal in its entirety.

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