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

€2.5 million interim settlement for “profound misdiagnosis” of chickenpox

Emmet Halley represented Eoghan Keating in these proceedings. University Hospital Waterford apologised at a recent sitting of the High Court in Dublin to a boy left brain damaged just before his second birthday. Eoghan Keating, now 6, cannot talk and is tetraplegic.   Counsel on behalf of the boy said there was a profound misdiagnosis with [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00December 6th, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on €2.5 million interim settlement for “profound misdiagnosis” of chickenpox

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 [...]

By |2019-08-02T11:27:02+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

ADMISSION OF LIABILITY FROM HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE

The HSE has recently admitted liability in a medical negligence action in which we represent a teenager, who has cerebral palsy, arising from the circumstances of his birth at South Tipperary General Hospital at Clonmel. The proceedings were commenced in August, 2012 and it has taken until December 2015 for an admission to be forthcoming.  [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00January 12th, 2016|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on ADMISSION OF LIABILITY FROM HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE

Recent Settlements for Our Clients

Medical negligence action settles for considerable sum "The firm recently represented an elderly lady who was diagnosed in January 2011 with end stage glaucoma in the right eye. Given her history of glaucoma, she should have been followed up on a six monthly basis to ensure that the pressure in her eye remained under control.   [...]

By |2017-01-22T20:56:25+00:00September 14th, 2015|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Recent Settlements for Our Clients

Cerebal Palsy Sufferer awarded €2.1 m from HSE

M M Halley & Son recently acted for a Cerebal Palsy sufferer in High Court Action .The case was settled for €2.1 million against the Health Service Authority .Please read the attached link :   http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/cerebral-palsy-sufferer-who-claimed-birth-injury-secures-2-1m-1.2237829

By |2016-03-07T14:02:48+00:00June 30th, 2015|Medical Negligence, News|Comments Off on Cerebal Palsy Sufferer awarded €2.1 m from HSE

DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY CONCERN YOU

DEPUY HIP REPLACEMENTS If you received a Depuy Hip medical device, and have been recalled for assessment, and/or surgery, please consult us for some legal advise. This office has successfully concluded a number of these cases to date.   COLONOSCOPY REVIEW If you have been recalled for a Colonoscopy in Wexford General Hospital and have concerns [...]

By |2016-03-07T14:18:48+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Medical Negligence, News|Comments Off on DEVELOPMENTS WHICH MAY CONCERN YOU
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