Our head of the medical negligence department Michael Boylan has been invited to present a paper to the conference dealing with recent maternity cases and outcomes, emerging trends in maternity claims, neurological birth injuries, proposed reforms in the method of awarding damages in such cases, periodic payment orders and possible reforms of the rules of court for dealing with such claims.

In addition Professor Chris Fitzpatrick Consultant Obstetrician of the Coombe Hospital will present a paper on “Challenges in maternity services, where we are and where we should be”.

Dr Rhona Mahony, Master of the National Maternity Hospital will present a paper on “Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act: An Update from a Medical Perspective”.

Professor Fergal Malone, Master of the Rotunda Hospital will present paper on “Fatal Foetal Abnormalities”.

Finally, Ms Paula Barry, Research Midwife of the Coombe Hospital will speak to the conference on the topic of “A Future without Fear – Managing Risk in Maternity Care”.

It is anticipated that this conference which gathers leading figures in the legal and maternity services in Ireland chaired by Judge McKechnie of the Supreme Court will provide valuable insights into the current legal trends and the challenges for medics in this high risk and challenging area of medicine.

The view the conference program and to reserve place as a delegate please click here: http://www.latouchetraining.ie/courses/maternity-protection-the-way-forward-4th-february-2017/

16 January 2017

    Gillian and all at Augustus Cullen Law, A million thanks for a great job done. Justice for our son at last!!

    Catherine, Liam & William

    Dear Michael, A great result was achieved because of your efforts and we were truly blessed to have you on our side.

    Kathleen, Medical Negligence Client

    Dear Joice…you are and have been very professional, sympathetic and dignified in all of your dealings with us and I put that down to one simple fact. You listened.

    James, Medical Negligence Client

    Geraldine, Thank you most sincerely for all your hard work and commitment to these children.

    Freda McKittrick, Head of Barnardos Beacon Guardian Ad Litem service

    Neil is an absolute gentleman to deal with – kind, tactful and very efficient. We could not praise him highly enough. He brought us through a horrible time.

    Sean, Medical Negligence Client

    Many thanks again for a job well done. We really appreciate all your hard work and practical advice.

    Corporate client in a commercial litigation matter

    Dear Jamie, You and your team in ACL were so professional, diligent and prompt. I have recommended you and the firm, and will continue to do so

    Lorraine McCarthy

    Gus Cullen and the firm’s approach to addressing the key issues was professional, yet personal, efficient yet attentive.

    BB

    The process is a difficult one and when you deal with people who are so professional and yet genuine/real people, it makes it so much easier... so thanks a million.

    Julie

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