Young disabled man awarded €1m over serious brain injury in assault at respite centre (via

A man in his early 20s with a physical and intellectual disability, who claimed he suffered a severe traumatic brain injury when he was pushed in a respite centre, has settled his High Court action for €1 million.

The man, who was granted anonymity by the court, sued the respite service provider claiming the injury was the result of an assault by a fellow service user at the centre.

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