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Survival of cause of action after death: The case of Doyle v Dunne
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • January 25 2017

This judgment deals with a preliminary issue as to whether the Plaintiff's cause of action for damages for alleged medical negligence survived her death


Survival of cause of action after death
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • January 24 2017

This judgment deals with a preliminary issue as to whether the plaintiff's cause of action for damages for alleged


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


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


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


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


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”