About Richard Halley

Richard Halley qualified as a Solicitor with MM Halley & Son 2010. He holds a LLB (Hons,2003) in Law. He focuses on areas in Personal Injury Litigation , Conveyancing and debt collection.

Statute of limitations and how long do I have to take a Personal Injury Claim/Case?

Section 3 of the statute of limitations amendment act 1991 as amended by Section 7 of the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 provides for special timing for actions in respect of personal injuries based on negligence, nuisance and breach of duty whether statutory duty or duty arising under a contract or independently of [...]

By |2019-07-02T15:44:38+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Statute of limitations and how long do I have to take a Personal Injury Claim/Case?

PI Actions – Letter of claim and PIAB

In this article we outline some of the amendments to the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 (the 2004 Act) that commenced in January as well as some provisions of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Act 2019 to come into force in April. Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 - Letter of claim (Section 8) [...]

By |2019-07-02T15:29:04+00:00July 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on PI Actions – Letter of claim and PIAB

Delay in Diagnosis: Settlement of €500,000 Against the HSE

The firm’s principal, Emmet Halley, recently settled an action for €500,000.00 against the Health Service Executive on behalf of a client in respect of medical negligence.

By |2018-05-01T12:01:50+00:00April 11th, 2018|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Delay in Diagnosis: Settlement of €500,000 Against the HSE

Compulsory Purchase Orders and Compensation

CPO has been applicable in Ireland since an Act of Parliament was passed in 1757. A lot of infrastructures available in the country were constructed under the provisions of the law. The CPO law formed the basis of the Wide Streets Commission which was responsible for the construction of Dublin streets such as College Street, Dorset Street...

By |2017-12-18T12:15:53+00:00December 18th, 2017|Conveyancing|Comments Off on Compulsory Purchase Orders and Compensation

Setanta Insurance Debacle

In total, the value of claims outstanding against Setanta amounts to €95m. Recently, an initial tranche of €9.9m was submitted to the High Court for payment from the insurance compensation fund.

By |2017-10-01T11:22:40+00:00October 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Setanta Insurance Debacle

Medical and Dental Negligence

Medical and Dental Negligence is an ever present type of law being seen, not only in Courts but in daily newspapers.  The following, amongst others, are areas which can be seen in this area of law. Medical Negligence. Dental Negligence. Orthodontic. Consultants. GPs. Hospitals and HSE. Birth Injuries. Cerebral Palsy. A&E Departments. Anaesthesia. Neurology. Neurosurgery. [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00December 17th, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Medical and Dental Negligence

Emmet Halley recently settled a medical negligence action

Emmet Halley recently settled a medical negligence action for a client who was a private patient of a consultant dermatologist.  The client attended the consultant a number of years ago for advice and treatment regarding a mole on her neck. An excision of the mole was carried out by the consultant and was sent for [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00August 31st, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Emmet Halley recently settled a medical negligence action

What should I do if an insurance company offers me compensation arising out of a personal injury claim where I have not received any legal advice?

Get legal advice. It is always advisable to discuss the matter with your local solicitor before making any decision. All is required is a phone call to your local solicitor with your query and looking for some advice as to what you should do in the circumstances. Once you have received advice, it is now [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00August 16th, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on What should I do if an insurance company offers me compensation arising out of a personal injury claim where I have not received any legal advice?

State Claims Agency in a medical negligence action against the Health Service Executive

We are glad to be able to announce that we have received a formal admission of liability from the State Claims Agency in a medical negligence action against the Health Service Executive. This case relates to a young boy who attended Waterford Regional Hospital in 2012 and was misdiagnosed. He now has a severe brain [...]

By |2016-06-27T10:03:36+00:00June 27th, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on State Claims Agency in a medical negligence action against the Health Service Executive