YOUNG WOMAN AWARDED €32,000 AFTER SHE SMASHES ANKLE IN GO KART CRASH

first_imgA Donegal teenager has been awarded €32,000 after the go kart which she was driving missed a corner and crashed.Letterkenny Court.The 17 year old appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court in a damages settlement case. The crash happened when the woman was just 13 in January 2010.She had been shown the forward and reverse mechanism on the go kart but crashed it on the very first bend.She fractured her right ankle and had to have Plaster of Paris applied for up to seven weeks.The court there was an initial offer of €25,000 but the first company had gone into liquidation as had a joint second company.However there had now been an offer of €32,000 which the court was being advised to take.Judge John O’Hagan said he was approving of the settlement and paid tribute to the surgeons who had “done a great job in reconstructing this fracture.”The young woman said she was currently studying childcare and wanted to be a classroom assistant.The Judge advised the young woman to transfer the cash into a joint name so she would avoid further charges when withdrawing the settlement.YOUNG WOMAN AWARDED €32,000 AFTER SHE SMASHES ANKLE IN GO KART CRASH was last modified: January 28th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ANKLEcompensationcourtDamagesdonegalfractirego kartlast_img

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