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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

'No transaction' damages in professional negligence cases

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 16 2013

A series of recent High Court decisions have considered the concept of 'no transaction' damages in cases involving professional negligence. When a

‘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

Contributory negligence by lenders in professional negligence claims

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • 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

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

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

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

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

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