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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”


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


A mechanism for pre-trial resolution of medical malpractice claims explained
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2010

Parties to an action are often eager for their cases to settle early and reduce their legal costs


Birth injury cases continue to attract high awards
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 24 2009

The Plaintiff sued for personal injuries suffered due to the Defendants’ alleged negligence and breach of duty


Paul Fisher
  • William Fry

Jeremy Glover
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors