Category: Medical Negligence in Ireland

Claims for medical negligence in Ireland are among the most complex in Irish law, In order for a medical negligence compensation claim in Ireland to be successful, it has to be proven that you suffered a loss, an injury or the deterioration of an existing condition which “at the time and in the circumstances” could have been avoided had a different course of action been taken. Consequently medical negligence in Ireland is determined by medical opinion rather than the Injuries Board Ireland and you will need the services of a medical negligence solicitor to pursue your claim. It is in your best interests to speak with a medical negligence solicitor at the earliest possible opportunity once it has been discovered you are the victim of medical negligence in Ireland to give your claim a higher likelihood of success.

Court Informed that Newborn Baby Died 13 Hours after Doctors Withdrew Care

A case is currently being heard at the High Court medical after parents of a newborn baby who died “gasping for breath” for a 13-hour period after doctors stopped treating him. The baby’s parents, 31-year-old Tia Suhaila Habib and 39-year-old

Posted in Medical Instruments Negligence, Medical Negligence in Ireland

€7.5m Delayed Brain Tumour Diagnosis Compensation Claim Settlement for Boy (11)

A €7.5m compensation settlement has been agreed for an 11-year-old boy in relation to an alleged delay in diagnosing a brain tumour, when he was still an infant, at the Children’s University Hospital Temple Street, Dublin. Counsel for the boy,  who

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Medical Negligence in Ireland, Misdiagnosis Claim

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

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

€750k Hospital Negligence Award After ‘Delay’ on CT Scan Led to Brain Bleed

A man who took a hospital negligence compensation action against St James’ Hospital Dublin, regarding the care he was given after he was violently attacked,  has settled his High Court damages action for €750,000. Francis Cunningham (45), who is now

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

€750k Medical Negligence Award for Family of Woman who Died Hours after Visiting Local Doctor

A medical malpractice High Court compensation award settlement of €750,000 has been approved for the family of a 42-year old mother of three who passed away following a heart attack which occurred soon after attending with her local GP due

Posted in Doctor Negligence in Ireland, Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Medical Negligence in Ireland, Nursing Negligence in Ireland, Wrongful Death

52-year-old Woman died due to Hospital Negligence, €300k Compensation Awarded to Family

At the High Court recently the family of a woman who died due to sepsis after contracting a rare infection in the aftermath of a hernia operation have been awarded €300,000 personal injury compensation and have also been issued with

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Medical Misadventure, Medical Negligence in Ireland

€650,000 Birth Negligence Compensation Awarded to Family of Dead Woman

A High Court compensation action for nervous shock caused by death in childbirth has been settled for €650,000 in favour of the husband and son of a woman who died at the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) shortly after having an

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

Woman Suffering with Ovarian Cancer Awarded €2m Failure to Diagnose Compensation

A woman, who cannot be named by order of the court, suffering with terminal ovarian cancer, has settled her High Court action against the HSE for €2million. She took the legal action in relation to an alleged failure to take

Posted in Hospital Negligence in Ireland, Medical Negligence in Ireland, Misdiagnosis Claim, Wrong Diagnosis Medical Negligence