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‘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


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


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


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


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


Dealing with delays in professional negligence claims - how long must insurers wait?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 23 2012

It is not uncommon in professional negligence claims for there to be long periods of inactivity where the claimant does not prosecute the claim


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


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


Irish Court declines jurisdiction to hear professional negligence claim
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 24 2014

The defendants were both domiciled in Belgium for the purposes of Article 2 Council Regulation No. 44 2001 (EC) (the "Brussels Regulation"). The


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