11 December 2018
The following article by ACL Partner Jamie Hart first appeared in the Medical Independent on 6 December, 2018. In the weeks following the Cervical Check scandal, prominent members of the Governmen...
Tags: CervicalCheck, Medical Law
07 November 2018
The way we work in Ireland is changing. In recent years, there has been increased discussion online and in the media around the trend of flexible working arrangements - from working from home to alter...
23 October 2018
At the request of the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, Mr Justice Charles Meenan published a recent Report recommending how claims arising from CervicalCheck could be determined outside of the cour...
Tags: CervicalCheck, Medical Law, Medical Negligence
11 October 2018
What is the Patient Safety Bill? On the 5th of July 2018, the general scheme of the Patient Safety Bill was approved by the Government and was referred to the Oireachtas Health Committee for conside...
Tags: Medical Law, Medical Negligence, Patient Safety
15 August 2018
Remember the story of the surgeon who was charged with carving his initials on his patients' livers? Now that is not a case of professional negligence. That doctor was charged with assault. However, if a doctor carelessly leaves his surgical tools behind while operating on you, that is negligence. This happens more often than you'd think. And it can lead to all sorts of trauma and even death.
11 July 2018
If we've not been there ourselves, we all know personal accounts of the horror-story that is divorce. From a bitter relationship breakdown, to deep levels of resentment and manipulation, from broken friendships to lifelong damage to children, from the who-takes-what, to the legal bills when it all goes to court. The stress, sorrow, and grief is immense when a marriage falls apart and the family home is torn asunder. But there is a healthier way.
Tags: Family Law
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