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 [...]
There was a famous case some years ago (Kelly -v- Hennessy 1995) in which the Plaintiff’s husband and two daughters suffered severe injuries in a car accident.
Proceedings were taken on behalf of a lady who, having been admitted to hospital, was diagnosed with pericarditis (swelling of the membranes around the heart). She was treated and discharged 2 days later.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
A couple who sued for nervous shock after their twin daughter died five days after her delivery at Waterford University Hospital has settled an action against the HSE at the High Court.
Senior Partner, Emmet Halley, represents Martha Gallagher (aged 6 years), and recently achieved a settlement of a once off lump sum payment of €8,800,000.00 for her in respect of injuries caused as a result of circumstances surrounding her birth at University Hospital Waterford (formerly WRH) in June 2011.
Mr Emmet Halley recently settled an action against the Health Service Executive on behalf of a man, aged 63, who tragically died in the back of an ambulance, whilst being transferred from University Hospital Waterford to St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny. The action was taken by his wife and family.
In August 2010 DePuy Orthopaedics Inc announced a recall of two ASR hip replacement products, given a high failure rate and patients requiring second hip replacements following use of the DePuy products.