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Man Awarded €300k Faulty Medical Equipment Compensation Settlement in Relation to Wife’s Death

A defibrillator manufacturer has agree to pay a €300,000 faulty medical equipment settlement to a man in relation to the tragic death of his wife after she suffered a cardiac arrest in her workplace canteen. At the hearing in the

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Medical Accidents in Ireland

Family of Man with Died after Contracting COVID19 in Hospital launch Legal Action against HSE

The family of a man who passed away after suffering with COVID-19, after infecting his entire family, when he was discharged from hospital, have initiated a hopsital negligence compensation action against the Health Service Executive (HSE). Last weekend, a Sunday

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland

€120,000 Birth Negligence Settlement Approved against Rotunda Hospital

Following a legal action based on a allegation of birth negligence due to a delay in the diagnosis of a post birth hip issues Dublin boy has settled his High Court compensation actions for €120,000. The boy in question, Michael

Posted in Childbirth Negligence in Ireland

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