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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


‘No transaction’ damages in professional negligence cases
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

A number of recent High Court decisions have involved cases in which lenders have taken action against their former legal advisors for negligence


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


Damages for distress, upset and inconvenience not recoverable in professional negligence claim
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 9 2014

The High Court, in a recent case - Walter & Anor v Crossan 2014 IEHC 377, Hogan J, 24 July 2014 struck out a claim for damages for upset, distress


Waiving Goodbye to Independent Legal Advice
  • McDowell Purcell Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • September 1 2016

In a recent High Court decision, Ms. Justice O’Regan refused to remit a summary claim for over 6 million to plenary hearing on the basis that the


Concussion in Rugby Union Has Entered the Legal Field of Play
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • October 12 2016

Concussion in contact sports and particularly rugby union has become an increasingly constant feature of medical debate over the last 15 years


Recent landmark decision on costs for defendants - light at the end of the tunnel
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 12 2013

In an interesting judgment on costs, Ms Justice Irvine recently departed from the usual practice that costs follow the event. The decision was based


Contributory negligence by lenders in professional negligence claims
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Ireland
  • September 30 2013

The recent Irish Supreme Court case of KBC Bank v BCM Hanby Wallace examined the issue of when a lender's actions could result in a reduction of an


The Supreme Court Clarifies the Test for Objective Bias
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 30 2016

The Supreme Court has emphasised the significance of the Bangalore Principles of Judicial Conduct in assessing a claim of objective bias against a


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