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New legislation to allow the state claw back benefits from medical negligence compensation

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2014

The new procedure enables the state to recover benefits paid to a plaintiff prior to resolution of a case where they have received illness benefit

ICAV Bill published

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2014

The eagerly awaited legislation introducing the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle ("ICAV") was published by the Department of Finance today

Plaintiff’s case dismissed for failure to establish negligence

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2014

This case involved an operation carried out in 2005, on a 19-year-old, to correct a curvature of the spine. During the surgery, the plaintiff was

To disclose or not disclose expert commentary

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2014

Previously, in the case of Payne v Shovlin, both the High Court and the Supreme Court attempted to clarify the position on precisely what obligation

Bar set high in order to succeed in strike out applications

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2014

The Circuit Court recently imposed a "permanent stay" on negligence proceedings issued against a private hospital, in circumstances where the

Pharma update

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2014

The Department of Health plans to introduce new legislation, called the Regulation of Retail Pharmacy Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which

An intolerable level of delay?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 22 2014

Following newspaper allegations about the plaintiff, proceedings commenced

Case dismissed because causation remains shrouded in mystery

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 16 2014

Justice O'Neill recently dismissed a plaintiff's claim for failing to establish negligence on the part of a prominent consultant orthopaedic surgeon

Supreme Court clarifies “upwards only” rent review provisions for Bewley’s

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 2 2014

The judgment of the Supreme Court on 1 July 2014, confirmed that the particular rent review clause is "upwards only". The judgment provides welcome

New fiscal terms for Ireland’s offshore oil and gas industry

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • June 26 2014

On 18 June 2014, the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources advised that he has sought agreement from the Government for the