Author: medical

New Hampshire joins $60m national settlement over CR Bard surgical mesh

The state of New Hampshire has announced that it will be joining a $60m vaginal mesh liability compensation settlement against medical device producer CR Bard. Currently the attorneys general for 48 US states and the District of Columbia have been

Posted in Medical Instruments Negligence

Family of Deceased Infant Rory Brennan Awarded €35k Wrongful Death Compensation

The passing of a baby boy who was only hours old was due to medical negligences according to a hearing at the High Court taken against the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital this week. €35,000 in wrongful death compensation

Posted in Childbirth Negligence in Ireland, Wrongful Death

€7m Brain Injury at Birth Compensation Awarded to Boy (6)

As a result of injuries that he suffered at the time of his birth Mayo University Hospital, a six-year-old boy has settled his birth injury compensation action against the Health Service Executive (HSE) for €7m. This comes after lengthy mediation

Posted in Childbirth Negligence in Ireland, Hospital Injury in Ireland

Involvement of Dismissed Doctor in Birth Leads to Cerebral Palsy Compensation Claim Against HSE

The Health Service Executive is being sued by a two-year-old boy who suffers with cerebral palsy amid claims that a doctor was involved in his birth who, it has since emerged, had previously been struck off in the United Kingdom.

Posted in Childbirth Negligence in Ireland

High Court Approves €12m Delayed Diagnosis Compensation Settlement for Girl (12)

At the High Court Judge Justice Kevin Cross has given his approval has for a €12 delayed diagnosis compensation settlement for a 12-year-old girl. The girl, Robyn Kilgallon, initiated the legal action due to the fact that she was not

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Incorrect Treatment, Medical Negligence in Ireland

Family of Woman Kept on Life Support due to Eighth Amendment Awarded €1.5m Settlement

A €1.5m hospital negligence settlement, incorporating expenses, has been approved for the family of Ms Natasha Perie, a young mother kept alive on life support when she was pregnant due to doctors’ concerns about the Eighth Amendment  Natasha, aged 26 at

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Medical Negligence in Ireland

Mother of Eight Died after Discharging Herself from Overcrowded Hospital

The Coroner’s Court was informed in Dublin today that a 67-year-old mother of eight died just four days after she discharged herself from the Mater Hospital as she was unable to cope with the overcrowded condition. Cancer patient Elizabeth Leavy

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Wrongful Death

Cerebral Palsy Compensation Action Settled for €21m

24-year-old Connor Corroon, a cerebral sufferer, who took a legal action in relation to the circumstances of his birth at a Cork hospital settled for a final lump sum payment of €17.5m at the High Court yesterday. The final payment was

Posted in Childbirth Negligence in Ireland

Hospital Procedure Compensation Award of €10k made due to Man (31)

Judge John O’ Connor given his approval a cancelled hospital procedure  compensation award of  €10,000 against the Mater Private Hospital after Peter Keegan, who had been placed under anaesthetic, never had his operation as a piece of medical equipment was

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Medical Instruments Negligence, Nursing Negligence in Ireland

Unauthorized Treatment Results in Dental Compensation Settlement

An unauthorized treatment which left a patient, Roisin Mimnagh, scared to smile has resulted in an undisclosed dental compensation settlement at the Circuit Civil Court. Mrs Mimnagh, through her legal counsel, David McParland, told the Court that was a person

Posted in Dentist Negligence in Ireland