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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

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

'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

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

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

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

Contributory negligence by lenders in professional negligence claims

  • Buddle Findlay
  • -
  • 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

Professional advisors - generalists beware the unknown

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 8 2013

In Mehjoo v Harben Barker (a firm) and another, the defendant accounting firm was sued by an Iranian client for failing to refer him to specialised

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