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‘No transaction’ damages in professional negligence cases

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • 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

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

Professional indemnity - assessment of “no transaction” damages in professional negligence cases

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 29 2013

A series of recent Irish High Court decisions has considered the concept of "no transaction" damages in cases involving professional negligence. The

Maintenance of professional competence

  • Matheson
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  • 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

Dealing with delays in professional negligence claims - how long must insurers wait?

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 23 2012

It is not uncommon in professional negligence claims for there to be long periods of inactivity where the claimant does not prosecute the claim

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

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

Recent landmark decision on costs for defendants - light at the end of the tunnel

  • Matheson
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  • 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

Cost cutting in medical negligence claims

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 29 2011

Fine Gael have proposed a Medical Injuries Board (“MIB”), modelled on the Injuries Board, to reduce the costs associated with long-running medical negligence cases and also to reduce the value of the awards involved in such cases

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