A government minister has told people to take responsibility for their own misfortunes as she criticised the country’s claim culture.
North-east farmer James Duthie is seeking more than £1 million from the Scottish Government to compensate for lost land, damage and disruption caused by the Aberdeen bypass.
ScotRail paid delayed passengers more than £1 million in compensation in 2018/19 - a staggering 72.8% increase on the previous year.
Compensation paid out for delayed journeys on Scotrail has risen more than 70% in a year, topping £1 million.
Energy customers have missed out on an estimated £5.1 million in compensation over the last three years, according to Citizens Advice.
Energy customers will automatically receive compensation from Wednesday if they suffer switching errors or if suppliers are late in refunding credit when they leave.
The amount of money paid out in compensation to north-east medical staff for injuries sustained while working has quadrupled in just three years.
Broadband providers have agreed to begin compensating customers automatically when things go wrong with their service.
Furious drivers have won tens of thousands of pounds for damage caused by potholes on the A82 since a social media campaign group was launched, it has been claimed.
The cash paid out by CalMac to ferry passengers to compensate for technical faults has soared in the last year, according to official figures.
Police have been forced to pay thousands of pounds in compensation for damaging private property.
Grieving relative affected by the baby ashes scandal have so far received more than £100,000 in compensation from the city council.
Highland Council has been hit with hundreds of compensation claims in the last year from motorists who have damaged their vehicles on the region’s crumbling roads.
Two west coast farmers have secured compensation from Network Rail after one of their cows was struck and killed by a train last summer.
Dozens of bereaved families affected by the Aberdeen baby ashes scandal have lodged claims for financial compensation.
NHS Grampian is facing compensation claims of at least £24.4m after nearly 100 allegations of medical failings were lodged by patients.
An Aberdeen student has been ordered to pay compensation after he carried out an unprovoked attack on a reveller days after Christmas.
An Inverness man punched a teammate on the nose for letting a goal in during a friendly match, Dingwall Sheriff Court heard yesterday.
A biker who was left with severe brain injuries after a north-east crash has been awarded more than £100,000 in damages.
A child molester who was described by a judge as a "dangerous psychopath" is about to score a second compensation pay-out from prison bosses - because he was unhappy with the treatment he received for his toothache.
One north-east landowner has revealed that she has already agreed a compensation deal with Transport Scotland for her property.
A man who broke into a stranger's home and fell asleep on the sofa has been ordered to carry out unpaid work and pay his victim compensation.
An Aberdeen woman has been awarded almost £27,500 in compensation after she won an unfair dismissal claim that she was sacked for being pregnant.