22 October 2008
Very interesting developments have occurred as a result of the new Circuit Court Rules which introduce case progression in Family Law proceedings namely Judicial Separation and Divorce Proceedings.
Paper Delivered To International Conference At the Coombe Hospital, Dublin, 13 May 2008 by Michael Boylan, Solicitor, Augustus Cullen Law, on leading Irish Cerebral Palsy cases
20 October 2008
Brain damaged boy wins €2.7m in Medical Negligence case. Augustus Cullen Law acted for the Malone Family
03 October 2008
From the 1st October 2008, Co. Wicklow along with the five other counties in Ireland became liable for compulsory registration.
02 October 2008
There have been important changes made recently to the legislation governing the relationship between commercial landlords and tenants in this jurisdiction. Prior to the amendments, it was not possible for the majority of tenants of commercial premises to "contract out" of their right to a new tenancy. The applicable law provided that a retail or industrial tenant had a statutory right to a renewal of its existing commercial lease after it had leased its premises for five years or more. Accordingly, many commercial landlords were only willing to grant short term leases for periods of 4 years and 9 months for example
11 September 2008
The recent decision of the Supreme Court in Devlin –v– National Maternity Hospital 2007 IESC 50 (14 November 2007) makes disappointing reading for the many hundreds of parents whose children's organs were wrongfully removed and retained by hospitals in this State, in past decades, during the post mortem process. Effectively, the decision of the Supreme Court heralds the death knell for organ retention claims. Thus many hundreds of parents, who have suffered because of overly paternalistic and defective hospital policies which existed from the 1970's onwards, are now left with no legal remedy and are not entitled to be compensated for any psychiatric injuries suffered.
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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