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New pre-action protocol in clinical negligence actions
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • January 28 2016

The early resolution of clinical negligence actions will become a real possibility with the introduction of a pre-action protocol


Pre-action Protocols and the Extension of Time Limits
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • December 3 2015

Provisions allowing for pre-action protocols in clinical negligence actions are finally to be introduced, five years after they were advised by the


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