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Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • 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

Marie Fleming appeal on assisted suicide

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 3 2013

Marie Fleming's challenge to the ban on assisted suicide, under section 2(2) of the Criminal Law (Suicide) Act 1993 (the "Act"), came to an end on 29

Recent high value medical negligence awards in the High Court

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • May 2 2011

In February 2011 the High Court approved an award of 4.75m to a girl who suffered "devastating and permanent injuries" due to alleged medical negligence

New definition of “money purchase benefits”: consultation on implementation

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 21 2013

New definition of "money purchase benefits": consultation on implementation The Department for Work and Pensions ("DWP") has published its

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

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Interim injunctions and the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • 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

Will Marie Fleming right-to-die case live on?

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 21 2013

Marie Fleming's challenge under Irish law to the ban on assisted suicide came to an end on April 29 2013. The Supreme Court sympathised with the

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

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Health insurance update

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 22 2013

On 7 March 2013, the High Court handed down judgment in favour of the respondents in the case of BUPA Ireland Ltd & Anor v The Health Insurance

Tooth whitening service considered a form of dentistry

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 4 2013

The General Dental Council (GDC) in the UK has welcomed a recent UK High Court ruling that tooth whitening comes within the meaning of the practice