Category: Medical Instruments Negligence

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

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

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

Boy Awarded Compensation in Birth Negligence Case

A judge has awarded compensation to a boy who suffers from Erb’s Palsy as a result of medical negligence surrounding his birth. In March 2010, a baby boy was born at Kerry General Hospital. The baby’s mother asked that the

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

Six-Figure Compensation for Woman After Swab left Inside Her

A Dublin woman has been awarded a €140,000 compensation settlement for injuries she sustained after a vaginal swab was left inside her following the birth of her son. Claire Lalor, from Swords, gave birth to her son at the National

Posted in Medical Instruments Negligence