This case settled before the High Court on day 2 of the evidence for €3.3 million to include damages at the higher scale for injuries and future care costs. The medical experts for the baby and family were highly critical of the care which is apparent from the brief synopsis of the notes as…Read More
Are you aware of the reasons why claims for negligence are successful against Irish and UK Hospitals and Doctors? These types of incidents can result in devastating and permanent personal injuries and loss and even tragedy. Here are some examples based upon the statistics produced by the State Claims Agency. This is the organisation which…Read More
In the last number of weeks the media have reported a number of serious contamination scares at major hospitals in the capital and country-wide. First there was the CJD contamination outbreak at Beaumont Hospital compromising up to twenty patients. It was said anybody with an open wound was on risk of contracting the disease and…Read More
Mr. Justice Hogan of the High Court recently struck down an application by three Mayo doctors defending a case brought by Agnes Armstrong to obtain information from her regarding certain aspects of her personal injury claim. Mrs. Armstrong had fallen from a examination couch in the surgery for which she had to undergo a hip…Read More
After yesterday’s settlement Caoimhe Haughey Solicitor for the family said they were happy that the case had been resolved and that the letter of apology was “worth its weight in gold” to them.
Coverage from both the Irish Times and Irish Independent on July 9th 2011.Read More