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‘No transaction’ damages in professional negligence cases

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 15 2013

A number of recent High Court decisions have involved cases in which lenders have taken action against their former legal advisors for negligence

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

Irish Court declines jurisdiction to hear professional negligence claim

  • Matheson
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • November 24 2014

The defendants were both domiciled in Belgium for the purposes of Article 2 Council Regulation No. 44 2001 (EC) (the "Brussels Regulation"). 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

TMT General Update: meaning of “gross negligence”

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 7 2013

In the recent case of ICDL GCC Foundation FZ-LLC v European Computer Driving Licence Foundation Ltd 2012, the Supreme Court of Ireland has dismissed an

Birth injury cases continue to attract high awards

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 24 2009

The Plaintiff sued for personal injuries suffered due to the Defendants’ alleged negligence and breach of duty

A mechanism for pre-trial resolution of medical malpractice claims explained

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 12 2010

Parties to an action are often eager for their cases to settle early and reduce their legal costs

New High Court Rules on Mediation and Conciliation

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 10 2011

New High Court Rules on Mediation and Conciliation (the "Rules"), under which a High Court judge may adjourn legal proceedings to allow the parties to engage in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), may yield an increase in the number of medical negligence claims being settled through mediation, conciliation or other forms of ADR

Maintenance of professional competence

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 8 2010

Under the old Medical Practitioners Act 1978, whilst the Medical Council assumed responsibility for standards in education and training in general, there was no mandatory system for ensuring that doctors participated in continuous professional development or any other clinical maintenance schemes

A warning to disciplinary panels of regulatory bodies: the impact of “Bloodgate” goes beyond sport

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 15 2011

Many people will remember the infamous fake blood incident that tarnished the sport of rugby union which became known as “Bloodgate”