Category: Incorrect Treatment

Reports: Company Involved of Cervical Screening may be Pulling out of Ireland

According to a report published in last weekend’s Sunday Business Post, Cervical the US providers of cervical screening may pull out of Ireland when their current contract expired in October 2018. The US labs that have a service agreement in

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Cervical Cancer Screening Misdiagnosis Compensation Cost May Total Over €500m

In the Dáil, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has stated that those impacted by the CervicalCheck scandal will be compensated through a redress scheme. Early estimations are that the cost of providing this misdiagnosis compensation s could be in excess of €500m.

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Terminally-Ill Vicky Phelan Awarded €2.5m Following Error in 2011 Cervical Cancer Smear Test

43-year-old Vicky Phelan, a terminally ill mother, who was incorrectly told she did not have cervical cancer during 2011, has been awarded an incorrect diagnosis settlement of €2.5m from US lab Clinical Pathology Laboratories Inc. Ms Phelan, a resident of

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€5m Misdiagnosis Compensation Settlement For Roscommon Woman

Bernadette Surlis, 60 years old, has seen her settlement of €5 million approved in her legal action against the Health Service Executive (HSE) for misdiagnosis negligence in the treatment she received at Sligo General Hospital in November 2013. Senior Counsel Mr Cush

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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,

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Liability Admitted for Incorrect Cancer Treatment

Shortly before a claim for inappropriate treatment of cancer was to be heard in Dublin’s High Court, the Health Service Executives have admitted liability for the avoidable injuries caused. The patient in question, Kevin McMahon, then aged fifty-eight from Roxboro, Co. Limerick,

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