A young Dublin boy has had a compensation settlement of €17,500 approved by the Circuit Civil Court for a traffic accident. Six-year-old Warren Lavelle of Tallaght, Dublin was knocked down by a van while playing near his home when he was just three years old on July 13th 2008. He sustained head injuries in the incident and as a result was left with a permanent scar on his head.
John Connors, also of Tallaght, Dublin was the driver of the van and he admitted responsibility for the incident. Judge Jacqueline Linnane approved the compensation settlement.