Many residential properties have increased in value, some significantly since May 2013. It is expected that an update in the valuation date will mean a substantial increase in local property tax payable for many. However, homeowners should be aware that they may be facing an increased LPT bill from November 2021.
The Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019 has passed committee stage in Dail Eireann. It is intended that this legislation will streamline the disciplinary processes of the Medical Council.
Prior to 2004, the Statute allowed a period of 3 years within which to take a Personal Injury Claim, however, the Courts Act of 2004 reduced that to 2 years in respect of personal injuries based on negligence, nuisance or breach of duty. In the case of medical /dental negligence, generally speaking the period [...]
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) [...]
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.
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...
This My Legacy Week, M. M. Halley & Son ask you to support Irish charities by considering leaving a legacy gift in your will, after you have taken care of your family and loved ones.
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]