13 March 2013
A jury in California has ordered DePuy to pay the sum of $8.3 million dollars in compensation to Loren Kransky after finding that the company defectively designed his ASR XL hip replacement device. Mr. Kransky was one of the thousands of people around the world who had received a DePuy ASR hip replacement system.
10 March 2013
Augustus Cullen Law are delighted to be participating in The Big Egg Hunt 2013, modelled on Faberge’s Big Egg Hunt London 2012. This is Ireland’s largest ever public interactive art event which kicked off on Pancake Tuesday (February 12th 2013) all in aid of The Jack & Jill Children's Foundation.
21 February 2013
During the 2009/2010 Swine Flu (H1N1) pandemic in Europe, Pandemrix was widely used to vaccinate people including 900,000 people in Ireland. Following an increase in narcolepsy cases in children after receiving the Pandemrix vaccination, investigations were carried out by health agencies across Europe. The Department of Health carried out an investigation into the association between narcolepsy and Pandemrix and they found that there was a 13 fold increase in the risk of narcolepsy in vaccinated individuals compared with unvaccinated individuals.
18 February 2013
The Plaintiff’s claim was for damages for personal injuries sustained by him on the 24th October 2008 whilst a patient in Tallaght Hospital for a routine colonoscopy procedure. During the course of the procedure the Plaintiff sustained a perforation of his colon.
11 February 2013
David Lavelle, former Managing Partner at Augustus Cullen Law, has announced that Michael Boylan, Head of the firm’s Medical Negligence Group, will succeed him as the newly elected Managing Partner in the firm.
09 February 2013
On 1 February 2013 Ms Justice Irvine delivered her Judgment in the case following a lengthy 45 day Trial taken on behalf of a child (now 10 years old) who sustained catastrophic brain damage resulting in Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy by reason of the failure of the nursing and paediatric staff to ensure that he was adequately resuscitated during the first 23 minutes of his life.
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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