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Damages for distress, upset and inconvenience not recoverable in professional negligence claim

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 9 2014

The High Court, in a recent case - Walter & Anor v Crossan 2014 IEHC 377, Hogan J, 24 July 2014 struck out a claim for damages for upset, distress

Plaintiff’s case dismissed for failure to establish negligence

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • 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

Medical Injuries Assessment Board

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 18 2014

Medical negligence claims have long been complex and costly, with liability and causation often heavily disputed. Dorothea Dowling, Chairwoman of the

Professional negligence actions non suit

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 25 2013

Where a plaintiff fails to make out a prima facie case, defendants to professional negligence actions and their insurers may be in a position at the

Recent landmark decision on costs for defendants - light at the end of the tunnel

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 12 2013

In an interesting judgment on costs, Ms Justice Irvine recently departed from the usual practice that costs follow the event. The decision was based

Risks for practitioners who don't keep their professional competence requirements up to date

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 12 2013

With the increasing attention on professional competence requirements, practitioners must be aware of their obligations and the implications of

Contributory negligence by lenders in professional negligence claims

  • Buddle Findlay
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 30 2013

The recent Irish Supreme Court case of KBC Bank v BCM Hanby Wallace examined the issue of when a lender's actions could result in a reduction of an

Professional advisors - generalists beware the unknown

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 8 2013

In Mehjoo v Harben Barker (a firm) and another, the defendant accounting firm was sued by an Iranian client for failing to refer him to specialised

Professional indemnity

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 8 2013

Last year, the High Court awarded a bank substantial damages against a Dublin law firm for failing to ensure that proper security was in place before

Testing the ‘security’ of after the event insurance

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 26 2013

A recent High Court judgment has considered the effectiveness of an 'after the event' insurance policy ('ATE Policy') in the context of a security