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High Court rules records were not 'held' for FOI purposes

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • July 15 2014

In a recent case, The Minister for Health v The Information Commissioner 2014 IEHC 231, the High Court ruled that records of an Inquiry into

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

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

User fees for generic drugs - what are the issues?

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • August 30 2010

On August 9, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") published a notice announcing a public meeting to be held September 17, 2010, "to gather stakeholder input on the development of a generic drug user fee program."

Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • February 1 2012

Mr Justice MacMenamin in his judgement dated 26 July 2011, held that the taking of blood samples by doctors treating a woman suffering from severe mental illness was lawful, despite her failure to give consent

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

Consent is no minor issue

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • January 25 2012

The treatment of minors and the lack of legal clarity surrounding some issues of consent may result in a healthcare professional facing serious ethical and legal predicaments

Interim injunctions and the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • February 4 2011

The launch of a generic product onto the marketplace in competition with a patented pharmaceutical product can have devastating effects on an originator company's market position and pricing strategy

An Irish court rules on the balance between right to life and freedom of religion

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • May 2 2011

A life-saving blood transfusion was administered to a three-month-old baby recently contrary to the express wishes of the child's Jehovah Witness parents

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