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Five Steps To Take If You Think You Have A Case In Medical Negligence

Five Steps To Take If You Think You Have A Case In Medical Negligence

Medical negligence cases are taken by individuals who believe that a hospital, medical organisation and/or treating clinician has failed to…

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Five Steps To Take If You Think You Have A Case In Medical Negligence
28 Jun 2022

Five Steps To Take If You Think You Have A Case In Medical Negligence

Medical negligence cases are taken by individuals who believe that a hospital, medical organisation and/or treating clinician has failed to provide a reasonable standard of care (negligence) and but for this substandard care, they would not have suffered an injury (causation).

While no two cases are the same, there are a number of steps you should take if you think you have suffered an injury as a result of medical negligence.

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‘When your child’s needs are 24/7, you don’t have energy for the legal process’ – families are being let down by the State
26 Apr 2022

‘When your child's needs are 24/7, you don't have energy for the legal process' – families are being let down by the State

When Dylan Kenny was born his parents immediately knew there was something badly wrong. He was blue and unresponsive.

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Legal Documents That Everyone Should Have
03 Jan 2022

Legal Documents That Everyone Should Have

The New Year is a time of resolutions, often accompanied by a spring clean – of your house, desktop or office. It’s also a good time to take care of some personal admin tasks, including looking at the important documents that everyone should have to hand.

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New job? Here’s what you need to know about your Contract
18 Aug 2021

New job? Here's what you need to know about your Contract

This article first appeared in the Wicklow and Bray People on 5 February 2020. When you start a new position, it’s important at the outset to understand the details of your new role. A clear contract is key to a successful working relationship between you and your employer.

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“Proper Provision” in Irish Divorces
05 Feb 2021

"Proper Provision" in Irish Divorces

Divorces in Ireland are governed by the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996. The key concept in the ancillary reliefs obtained during a Divorce in Ireland is that of “proper provision”. There is a statutory and constitutional obligation that the Courts ensure that proper provision is made for spouses and any dependent children following a Divorce.

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Business Interruption Insurance
27 Jan 2021

Business Interruption Insurance

Covid-19 has caused huge interruption to businesses in Ireland. Many businesses have been faced with unreasonable decisions from their insurers in respect of coverage for their business interruption policies and a recent decision by the Irish High Court is a welcome development.

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The Gender Pay Gap In Ireland – What Is Being Done To Reduce It?
07 Dec 2020

The Gender Pay Gap In Ireland - What Is Being Done To Reduce It?

The Gender Pay Gap is the difference in the average hourly wage of men and women across a workforce. It compares the gross hourly earnings of all employees and therefore does not reveal discrimination or an absence of equal pay for equal work, but rather reports a gender representation gap.

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An Employee Guide to Flexible Working Arrangements During Covid-19
13 Oct 2020

An Employee Guide to Flexible Working Arrangements During Covid-19

The way we work in Ireland has changed a lot over the course of the pandemic. There has clearly been an increased need for flexible working arrangements. Many are working from home with alternative working hours with others taking a blended approach between being in the office and working remotely.

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An Employee Guide To Flexible Working Arrangements During Covid-19
13 Oct 2020

An Employee Guide To Flexible Working Arrangements During Covid-19

The way we work in Ireland has changed a lot over the course of the pandemic. There has clearly been an increased need for flexible working arrangements. Many are working from home with alternative working hours with others taking a blended approach between being in the office and working remotely.

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What You Need to Know About GDPR In Relation To Ireland’s Contact Tracing App
27 Sep 2020

What You Need to Know About GDPR In Relation To Ireland's Contact Tracing App

As the course of this pandemic progresses it seems we will be required to co-exist with COVID-19 for the foreseeable future.  Remaining in a state of lockdown presents significant challenges for society and government from an economic and social perspective and contact tracing apps have emerged as a complimentary measure to ending such lockdown measures.

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What Qualifies as Constructive Dismissal?
22 Sep 2020

What Qualifies as Constructive Dismissal?

Constructive dismissal arises where an employee terminates their contract because the conduct of the employer is so unbearable that the employee cannot be expected to tolerate it, and has no option but to resign.

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Injunctions In The Employment Context
27 Aug 2020

Injunctions In The Employment Context

The longstanding and somewhat stark starting position of the Common Law in relation to the termination of employment is that an employee can be dismissed for any or no reason on reasonable notice, with damages offering an adequate remedy as necessary.

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