Category: Hospital Injury 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

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

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Conference Told 1,000 Deaths Caused by Medical Negligence in Ireland Annually

A legal expert speaking at a gathering of solicitors, medical professionals and patents in September said that approximately 1,000 unnecessary deaths are caused every year in Ireland due to medical error. Roger Murray, joint Managing Partner at Callan Tansey solicitors,

Posted in Hospital Injury in Ireland, Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Incorrect Treatment, Medical Accidents in Ireland, Medical Misadventure, Medical Negligence in Ireland, Nursing Negligence in Ireland, Wrong Diagnosis Medical Negligence

Family Wins Compensation for Birth Negligence After Nine Years

A family has been awarded compensation for birth negligence by hospital staff which left their son severely disabled, after a nine-year-long battle with the HSE. In May 2006, a baby boy was born Kerry General Hospital. Due to complications, the

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

Hospital Trolley Injury Claim Settled

A patient, who fell from a hospital trolley as he slept because of a lack of beds, has settled his claim for compensation. The accident occurred in September 2015 when Anthony Whelan, a sixty-four year-old caretaker from Tallaght, attended the

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