If it is proven that your employer was not prudent and reasonable in their actions, and you suffered a personal injury as a result, you will likely be entitled to compensation.
In Ireland, you are entitled to three days of statutory sick pay a year worth 70% of your wage, up to a maximum of €110 per day.
The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) will review your application for personal injury compensation, and come up with a compensation fee that they deem to be fair.
This is based on things like your age, the severity of the injury you have suffered and the amount of time it forces you to be out of work.
You can file a claim for two types of compensation: