09 July 2013
In September 2007, the Plaintiff underwent surgery in the form of a sigmoid colectomy in the Defendant Hospital to treat diverticular disease. Initially, her progress was good, but on the third post-operative day, she began complaining of discomfort and a distended abdomen.
05 July 2013
On the 4th of June 2013 Augustus Cullen Law succeeded in settling a claim on behalf of a 42 year old lady who suffered significant injuries following surgery for an elective hysterectomy in October 2008. The Plaintiff alleged that during said surgery her bladder was negligently injured leading to a vesico-vaginal fistula and urinary incontinence.
On the 19th of February 2013 Augustus Cullen Law succeeded in settling, on an Interim Award basis, a claim on behalf of a six year old girl who suffered from acute near-total asphyxia during labour as a result of placental abruption.
11 June 2013
Geraldine Keehan, head of the Childcare department, was invited to speak at the Barnardos Conference held on the 29th May 2013 in Dublin entitled ‘What about me? Barnardos’ Vision for Family Law Reform’. Geraldine joined an esteemed panel of speakers to include Fergus Finlay, CEO of Barnardos, and Barnardos’ Head of Advocacy, Catherine Joyce.
10 June 2013
Augustus Cullen Law achieve a substantial damages award for 7 year old boy who suffered birth asphyxia as result of negligence by the HSE and a consultant obstetrician during the course of his mother's labour.
22 May 2013
On the 13 May 2013 Augustus Cullen Law succeeded in settling, on an interim award basis, a claim on behalf of a 7 year old little boy who suffered from prolonged, partial asphyxia during labour as a result of failure on behalf of the midwifery and obstetric staff at The Mid-Western Regional Maternity Hospital to recognise the obvious signs of foetal distress demonstrated on the CTG trace. Rather than intervening immediately to perform an emergency Caesarean Section, the attempt to continue inducing labour in the mother was persisted for a number of hours, during which time the infant Plaintiff suffered prolonged partial asphyxia.
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Freda McKittrick, Head of Barnardos Beacon Guardian Ad Litem service
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