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Johnson & Johnson faces further legal action over suspected link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • November 22 2016

In 2013 and 2014, Johnson & Johnson was the subject of multiple lawsuits in the United States in which it was claimed that the company was responsible


Brexit Tracker: Keeping you informed - Issue two
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 11 2016

McCann FitzGerald is committed to keeping our clients up-to-date in relation to the legal


Whistleblower's Legislation - First Statutory Injunctions and Penalisation Remedy Granted
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 11 2016

The Protected Disclosure Act 2014 (the "Act") sets out robust statutory protections for workers who can raise concerns in a manner set out under the


Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 1 2012

Mr Justice MacMenamin in his judgement dated 26 July 2011, held that the taking of blood samples by doctors treating a woman suffering from severe mental illness was lawful, despite her failure to give consent


Special accommodation costs in catastrophic cases
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • October 21 2016

The recent decision of Charlotte Barry in the Supreme Court shed light on what was previously an unclear topic in Irish law: the calculation of


2016 Mid-Year Securities Litigation and Enforcement Highlights
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • July 29 2016

Welcome to the 2016 Mid-Year Report From the BakerHostetler Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Practice Team. The purpose is to provide


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, USA, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to


Mental health law: Expert Group Review of the Mental Health Act 2001 potential implications
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 26 2015

On 5 March 2015, Minister Kathleen Lynch published the Expert Group Review of the Mental Health Act 2001 and indicated that her department would


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


English Patents Court revisits the clearing the way principle in preliminary injunction applications
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 15 2011

In the recent English case of Cephalon Inc. and others v Orchid Europe Ltd and others (2010), Mr Justice Floyd of the Patents Court revisited the “clearing the way” principle in cases where there is a threatened launch of a generic product onto the marketplace