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Medical Injuries Assessment Board

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Ireland
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  • June 18 2014

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

Reversal of the decision to destroy the Heel Prick Test database

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Ireland
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  • March 27 2013

Yesterday, the Health Service Executive was instructed to reverse its decision to destroy blood samples taken from newborn babies, which are known as

Clinical trial agreements: Five key concepts

  • LK Shields
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  • Ireland
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  • January 24 2013

Clinical trials play a pivotal role in the development of market-safe pharmaceuticals and medical devices and, needless to say, sit within an

A “double Irish” for life sciences companies

  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • March 18 2014

Many U.S. life sciences are basing their international operations and tax structure in Ireland. We continue to receive such inquiries from clients

A "changing of the guard" at the Medical Council

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 3 2013

The term of the current medical council expired on 31 May 2013. The formation of the new council will be determined in accordance with the provisions

Liability at common law of a parent company to an employee of its subsidiary

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 20 2011

In a recent UK High Court case a parent company was held to owe a duty of care to an employee of a subsidiary company, where the employee had been exposed to asbestos and subsequently suffered asbestosis, in circumstances where the subsidiary company was no longer in existence

English Patents Court revisits the clearing the way principle in preliminary injunction applications

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2011

In the recent English case of Cephalon Inc. and others v Orchid Europe Ltd and others (2010), Mr Justice Floyd of the Patents Court revisited the “clearing the way” principle in cases where there is a threatened launch of a generic product onto the marketplace

An overview of current whistle-blowing legislation

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • September 12 2011

Following recent instances of employees in nursing homes making disclosures to HIQA and in light of the government’s decision to abandon plans for a whistleblower referendum, it is timely to look at the legislation in force concerning whistle-blowing, particularly as it impacts upon the healthcare sector

New teeth whitening regulations

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 1 2012

The Irish Dental Association (IDA) has previously expressed concern in respect of some teeth whitening products, claiming that many of them range from “useless to dangerous”

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 3 2013

The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013 ("the Bill") was published on 13 June 2013 amidst much controversy. The Bill seeks to give