Tag: medical negligence claims

Settlement of Meningitis Misdiagnosis Compensation Approved

A €5.6 million settlement of meningitis misdiagnosis compensation has been approved at the High Court in favour of a fifteen-year-old girl from County Cork. On July 2005, the concerned parents of a three-year-old girl from Ballinalough in County Cork phoned

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Families Seek Compensation for Epilim Birth Defects

Families in France are seeking compensation for Epilim birth defects after a report linked the drug to thousands of child congenital and development issues. Epilim has been prescribed in Ireland since 1983 to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder, migraine and several

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Brain Injury Claim against the HSE Heard in Court

A judge has found in favour of a seven-year-old girl after her brain injury claim against the HSE was heard at the High Court. Ava Kiernan suffered brain damage when she was just a few months old due to hydrocephalus

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Protocol Suggested to Lower Costs of Making Medical Negligence Claims

A “pre-action protocol” has been suggested by the Medical Protection Society in an attempt to lower the costs of making medical negligence claims in Ireland. As any plaintiff who has considered legal action against a medical practitioner may be aware,

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