Karen Fergus

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 A court has approved a €20,000 settlement offer from a school board over the treatment of a schoolboy who was accused of theft. File photograph: Getty Images

For 10 weeks 12-year-old Luke Hanlon could not face his schoolmates after they branded him the “suspect thief” when money went missing from a staffroo(...)

Longford Circuit Court. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Longford-based GP has been accused of deliberately exaggerating a “low-speed” traffic accident and of misleading a court in relation to injuries he (...)

 Judge Karen Fergus at Longford Circuit Court. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A judge in Longford has ruled four people involved in a minor traffic collision “deliberately and falsely exaggerated” their injuries in a bid to clai(...)

Ryanair cabin crew staff  applied burn solution and ice to Kevin Keenan before bandaging his foot. Photograph: Eric Luke

A law student who received first-degree burns when a member of a Ryanair cabin crew accidentally splashed boiling water on his right foot has been awa(...)

A cycle lane in Dublin. A cyclist who collided with a bus passenger exiting a bus has been awarded €15,000 damages. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A 38-year-old cyclist who collided with a bus passenger exiting a bus has been awarded €15,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court. In the court on Mo(...)

Circuit Civil Court Judge Karen Fergus threw out a claim by Michael Robinson following a car crash in Co Wicklow

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland will use all its investigative resources to help stamp out fraudulent insurance claims, the bureau’s chief execu(...)

Setanta has 15 other such cases pending against pubs that have been screening sports events for which it has the broadcast rights without a commercial contract. Photograph: Eric Luke

Broadcaster Setanta Sports is clamping down on pubs using its services without paying a commercial subscription after getting a judgment against one(...)