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Gill Russell v HSE - the “real rate of return” judgment
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • November 9 2015

On Thursday, 5 November 2015, the Court of Appeal delivered its much anticipated Judgment in the case of Gill Russell v HSE in relation to the "real

Male doctors twice as likely to have complaints made against them
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 9 2015

The Medical Council recently published a review of complaints received between 2008 and 2012. Over 2,000 complaints were received during this time

Professional regulation and discipline: “misconduct” and “poor professional performance” in Irish law
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • February 12 2015

In 2012, rejecting the advice of its legal assessor, the Fitness to Practise Committee (“FPC”) of the Medical Council (the “Council”) recommended to

Does redress resolve the symphysiotomy issue in Ireland?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • November 11 2014

Today the Irish government announced details of the symphysiotomy redress scheme. This is yet another redress scheme coming on the back of the

Vicarious liability extended?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • November 7 2014

The High Court recently decided that the Health Service Executive (HSE) owed a duty of care to a property owner whose property was damaged when the

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

Medical Injuries Assessment Board
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Ireland
  • June 18 2014

Medical negligence claims have long been complex and costly, with liability and causation often heavily disputed. Dorothea Dowling, Chairwoman of 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

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

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”