JUDGE TURNS DOWN OFFER OF €5,000 TO GIRL WHO FOUND SCREW IN BUN

first_imgA Judge has turned down a compensation offer of €5,000 by a Donegal bakery to a young woman who found a massive screw in a bun.The case came before Judge Francis Comerford at Letterkenny Circuit Court today.The court heard the young woman, who has now completed her Leaving Cert, still has huge problems biting into any food.The bun, which was made by McGettigan’s Bakery in Letterkenny, contained a large screw measuring 17 millimetres long.When the young woman, who was aged 15 at the time, bit into the bun, she lacerated her lip.It took a month before the injury healed.A medical report was produced in court from Dr Andrew Flanagan.Barrister James O’Donnell said that having spoken to the young woman, he now thought the offer could have been greater.He said his client was quite frightened by the incident and now has issues when biting into food.A picture of the screw in the bun, which came in a package of , was produced in court.Judge Comerford agreed and refused the offer and reserved the costs in the case.UPDATE: An increase offer €7,500 plus costs was offered by the bakery’s representatives and was accepted by Judge Comerford. JUDGE TURNS DOWN OFFER OF €5,000 TO GIRL WHO FOUND SCREW IN BUN was last modified: July 14th, 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)last_img read more