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.

Admission of liability from the Health Service Executive

In 2016, we brought you news of an admission of liability from the Health Service Executive in relation to medical negligence proceedings, arising from the birth of a child at South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel in 2001. The baby was subsequently diagnosed with cerebral palsy. We are glad to be able to announce that the [...]

By |2017-02-04T16:34:51+00:00February 4th, 2017|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Admission of liability from the Health Service Executive

HSE Review – Wexford General Hospital

  600 patients received colonoscopies at Wexford General Hospital in 2013 & 2014. These patients had to be recalled as question marks were raised about the quality of the screening, when “interval cancer” was diagnosed in two patients. Are you one of the many patients who has been the subject of the colonoscopy review? If [...]

By |2017-01-26T21:29:32+00:00January 26th, 2017|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on HSE Review – Wexford General Hospital

€2.5 million interim settlement for “profound misdiagnosis” of chickenpox

Emmet Halley represented Eoghan Keating in these proceedings. University Hospital Waterford apologised at a recent sitting of the High Court in Dublin to a boy left brain damaged just before his second birthday. Eoghan Keating, now 6, cannot talk and is tetraplegic.   Counsel on behalf of the boy said there was a profound misdiagnosis with [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00December 6th, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on €2.5 million interim settlement for “profound misdiagnosis” of chickenpox