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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.

4 02, 2017

Admission of liability from the Health Service Executive

By |February 4th, 2017|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on 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 [...]

26 01, 2017

HSE Review – Wexford General Hospital

By |January 26th, 2017|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on 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 [...]

17 12, 2016

Enduring Power of Attorney

By |December 17th, 2016|Power of Attorney|Comments Off on Enduring Power of Attorney

People are living longer now, but Alzheimer's and other age related brain diseases are on the rise, with the effect that a sizable portion of society in their later years are no longer capable of making important decisions for themselves. How do they look after their affairs when thy no longer have the capacity to do so? Luckily there [...]

17 12, 2016

Medical and Dental Negligence

By |December 17th, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on 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. [...]