About Emmet Halley

Emmet is managing partner and head of the Litigation Department. He qualified as a solicitor in 1977 and has amassed over 30 years extensive experience in all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution.

Medical Negligence Resulting in Cerebral Palsy

The Senior Partner, Emmet Halley, represented a 17 year old boy with cerebral palsy who has secured a final payment of €12,500,000.00 for settlement of his High Court action over the circumstances of his birth at University Hospital Waterford (formerly Waterford Regional Hospital).

By |2021-08-17T10:34:02+00:00August 17th, 2021|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Medical Negligence Resulting in Cerebral Palsy

Bower Cancer Medical Negligence Claims

On or about the 13th July, 2013, the client underwent a colonoscopy procedure at the Hospital. He was subsequently advised by the Hospital that his bowel was free from any cancerous growth and was clear of any malignancy.

By |2021-02-11T10:25:22+00:00February 11th, 2021|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Bower Cancer Medical Negligence Claims

Noteworthy Medical Negligence Cases

Emmet Halley, the firm’s senior partner,  recently settled some noteworthy cases, particularly in the medical negligence sphere. The following medical negligence case settled for €1,000,000.00. In early April 2016, our client attended at a hospital with a history of acute symptoms, including the   onset of incoordination, facial numbness and leg weakness.  He had initially [...]

By |2021-01-21T20:55:42+00:00January 21st, 2021|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Noteworthy Medical Negligence Cases

Families Of Fishermen Who Drowned Off The Waterford Coast Settle High Court Actions

Three gentleman, Paul Bolger (aged 49), Kenny Bolger (aged 47) and Shane Bolger (aged 44) lost their lives while aboard a fishing vessel known as the “MFV Dean Leanne”, which capsized off the Waterford coast near Brownstown Head on 12th June 2013. The 3 brothers had left Dunmore East that morning aboard their boat [...]

By |2020-05-27T15:47:05+00:00May 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Families Of Fishermen Who Drowned Off The Waterford Coast Settle High Court Actions

M.M.Halley & Son rank in Ireland’s “Top 10” firms for medical negligence claims

It is with great pride and excitement that we share the news of our recent ranking in Ireland’s “Top 10” firms for medical negligence claims.

By |2019-11-26T17:02:01+00:00November 26th, 2019|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on M.M.Halley & Son rank in Ireland’s “Top 10” firms for medical negligence claims

Have you had a fall in a public place and suffered an injury?

This is probably one of the most prevalent enquiries we get where people have accidents, be it on the footpath or on the roadway, which are public places.  The Local Authority is normally the party that a claim such as this is taken against. The law on this matter is very old but is [...]

By |2019-08-06T10:53:17+00:00August 6th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Have you had a fall in a public place and suffered an injury?

Hip Abnormality at Birth resulted in Permanent Disability

A 13-year old girl who had a hip abnormality at birth which allegedly went undiagnosed for six years and who now has a permanent disability has settled her High Court action for €1million. Nyomi Millea Melvey's father, Colin, told the High Court she can only walk for three to five minutes before her hips [...]

By |2019-06-26T17:12:51+00:00August 14th, 2018|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Hip Abnormality at Birth resulted in Permanent Disability
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