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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

Compensation Claims for Vaginal Mesh Likely

2017 saw a number of vaginal mesh claims being initiated in Ireland is it is likely, following recent media reports in the United States and United Kingdom, that there will be a number of new cases submitted as the topic

Posted in Hospital Injury in Ireland, Medical Instruments Negligence

Birth Injury Compensation Settlement of €10.5m for 12-year-old Boy

At the High court a €10.5million birth injury compensation settlement has been approved for 12-year-old Samuel Forde who took a personal injury compensation action against the Health Service Executive (HSE) in relation to the manner his birth at Sligo General

Posted in Childbirth Negligence in Ireland, Hospital Negligence in Ireland

€10,000 Compensation for HIV Positive Woman after Dentist Stopped Treating Mid-Procedure

€10,000 in compensation has been awarded to a HIV positive woman after a dentist refused to treat her, coming to a halt while she was in the dentist chair and already under anaesthetic, after she told him that she had HIV

Posted in Dentist Negligence in Ireland

Birth Injury Negligence Compensation Settlement of €32m for Boy (9)

A nine year old boy Benjamin Gillick, who sustained life-long brain injuries as a result of a delayed diagnosis of infection following surgery by medical staff has had a €32 million medical negligence compensation award approved at the High Court. He

Posted in Childbirth Negligence in Ireland, Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Medical Negligence in Ireland

Meath Man Awarded €3.5m Personal Injury Compensation for Car Crash Injuries that have Confined him to Wheelchair Since 2014

A man who sustained life-changing injuries in a road crash five years ago has settled his personal injury compensation action for €3.5m at the High Court today. The man, 59-year-old Finian McKenna, has been restricted to life in a wheelchair

Posted in Hospital Injury in Ireland