31 August 2010
The Plaintiff in this matter was a fit and healthy woman who attended her GP following a few days of feeling unwell. Her GP wrote a referral letter to the Accident and Emergency Department of a large South Dublin Hospital which stated that she was suffering from suspected appendicitis.
The Deceased was a fit and healthy 31 year old man who attended the Accident & Emergency Department of a large Dublin Hospital complaining of acute pain in his upper abdomen and left chest following an incident at his place of employment.
27 August 2010
In February 2010 the President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, established a working group to look into the desirability of recommending reforms to the law in relation to the manner by which damages in personal injury claims are awarded. The high powered expert working group have been looking at reforming the current system of payment of lump sum damages.
29 July 2010
Augustus Cullen Law successfully appealed to the High Court on behalf of an infant with Cerebral Palsy to secure release of a transcript of evidence given before the Fitness To Practice Committee of the Medical Council. This vital new factual evidence, concerning the Plaintiff’s labour and delivery (from midwives and doctors who were present), thus became available to the Plaintiff and was crucial to the issue of the Defendant’s negligence.
28 July 2010
Grandparent’s are the cornerstone of family life in Ireland and play a very important role in the lives of their grandchildren. However, when marriages and relationships break down people often forget that it is the grandparents who are often the hardest hit as some grandparent’s may find themselves in a situation where they suddenly lose all contact with their grandchildren.
27 July 2010
An article outlining the current procedures in Ireland for foreign adoptions.
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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