01 May 2013
On the 16 April 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 Limerick Maternity Hospital to recognise the obvious signs of foetal distress demonstrated on the CTG trace.
30 April 2013
Augustus Cullen Law recently (February 2013) secured a very substantial settlement of damages in the amount of €1.85 million for a 6½ year old girl who suffered severe acute hypoxic ischaemic injury in the last hour before her delivery on 28 September 2006.
27 April 2013
Augustus Cullen Law acted for a 38 year old seriously injured woman Elaine Lennon of Sutton, Dublin and recovered in excess of €310k as an interim care package to cover the next 12 months care.
25 April 2013
Following the 1980 European Insolvency Directive, the Irish Government was committed to ensuring that all 'necessary measures' were taken to protect the interests of employees and former employees in the event of their employer's insolvency with respect to the protection of their pension entitlements. This is particularly relevant when one considers the current status of former Waterford Crystal employees where the company pension fund was found to be insolvent.
21 March 2013
We are delighted to announce that for the second year in a row Augustus Cullen Law has been shortlisted as finalists in the prestigious categories of ‘Leinster Provincial Law Firm’ and ‘Litigation Team of the year’ in the Irish Law Awards 2013. The awards ceremony will take place on the 3rd May 2013.
20 March 2013
The employment relationship is essentially one based on contract however before we can examine the rights and obligations of employees it is first necessary to determine whether a particular person is in fact an “employee” or an “independent contractor”.
Catherine, Liam & William
Kathleen, Medical Negligence Client
James, Medical Negligence Client
Freda McKittrick, Head of Barnardos Beacon Guardian Ad Litem service
Sean, Medical Negligence Client
Corporate client in a commercial litigation matter
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