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14 08, 2018

Hip Abnormality at Birth resulted in Permanent Disability

By |August 14th, 2018|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Hip Abnormality at Birth resulted in Permanent Disability

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 lock [...]

11 04, 2018

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

By |April 11th, 2018|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on 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.

9 01, 2018

Settlement of €8.8 million recently achieved.

By |January 9th, 2018|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Settlement of €8.8 million recently achieved.

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.

2 01, 2018

Emmet Halley recently settled an action against the Health Service Executive

By |January 2nd, 2018|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Emmet Halley recently settled an action against the Health Service Executive

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.

18 12, 2017

Compulsory Purchase Orders and Compensation

By |December 18th, 2017|Conveyancing|Comments Off on 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...

1 10, 2017

Setanta Insurance Debacle

By |October 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on 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.