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 [...]
The coronavirus pandemic has placed an unprecedented strain on our economy and the way we do business. In an attempt to reflect this and adapt to the “new normal.
Repetitive strain injuries are a diverse group of conditions that cause bodily pain, usually in upper limbs. These injuries usually come about due to repeated movement over a long period of time, rather than a single incident
Sepsis is an immune response to bacterial infections in the bloodstream. The inflammation that this response triggers can be very harmful, causing tissue damage, organ malfunction, and even death. Sepsis occurs most commonly in hospitals. While the issue is sometimes unavoidable, the risk of its development increases in facilities with improper hygiene procedures. Failure [...]
Two headings of claim were brought by his widow, namely a loss of dependency claim as a result of the death of her husband and furthermore, a claim for nervous shock.
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 [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has, unsurprisingly, caused a lot of people to stop and think about whether they have a valid, up to date will in place. Since the “lockdown” restrictions were put in place, we have drafted and helped complete wills for many clients, while adhering to strict health protocols to ensure the safety [...]
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.
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.