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March 2, 2022
5 types of medical negligence claims

When having a consultation with a medical professional, the assumption is that they are going to provide you with care and professional treatment. While this is ordinarily the case, there are often times when this care falls below the standard expected, and when it comes to your health, this can have a serious impact. However, […]

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February 15, 2022
What’s the difference between misdiagnosis and a delayed diagnosis case?

The majority of medical staff diagnose illnesses and prescribe treatment correctly in accordance with set professional standards, however there are instances when unfortunately mistakes can and do occur, sadly in some cases with serious consequences. Numerous medical negligence claims are a result of diagnostic errors. When a medical professional fails to identify or diagnose symptoms […]

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February 10, 2022
What is a No Win No Fee agreement?

A no win no fee agreement in simple terms means you will not be charged if your claim is not successful. It takes all the risk out of making a claim. You will not be charged any upfront payments and if you do not win your case you have nothing to pay to your solicitor […]

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January 24, 2022
What is the Book of Quantum?

The Book of Quantum is mainly used as a guideline as to the amount that may be awarded or assessed to a claimant for their Personal Injury Case. The book was introduced by in the early 2000's to give clear guidelines on fair amounts to be awarded for suffering and pain which is supported by […]

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January 15, 2022
Cycling Accidents....Who's to blame?

Last year, a District Judge considered the old aged argument of who to blame for accidents. The Claimant was crossing a street in Dublin at rush hour when she was struck by the Defendant cyclist. Both knocked unconscious. The Claimant sued the Defendant for damages.  At trial, the Claimant was unable to give evidence – […]

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January 10, 2022
Our most commonly asked questions when making a personal injury claim.

Do I need a solicitor to make a personal injury claim?In the event of an injury or accident, contacting a personal injury solicitor is essential. Only apersonal injury solicitor will be able to protect you from further claims made against you,including cross-claims and counterclaims, especially if there was an accident where you wereat fault. A […]

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January 4, 2022
You can trust me, I'm a Doctor!

What actually happens when a professional does get it wrong? When you are referred to see a consultant, you are going to see them for their medical expertise. Your expectation will be that they will know the right answers and you will get the right diagnosis and treatment you require. In everyone's opinion they are […]

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December 24, 2021
World Patient Safety Day launched to tackle medical negligence problem.

The World Patient Safety Day was launched in 2019 in response to the ongoing problem of medical negligence across the globe. The World Health Organisation state that 138 million patients are harmed every year as a result of medical negligence, including mistakes in diagnosis, medicine prescriptions and treatments, the taking and interpretation of X-rays, errors […]

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December 15, 2021
Medical Negligence claims cost state €315m in 2020

Almost €315 million was paid out in damages in settlement of medical negligence claims together with associated legal costs last year, according to new figures released by the Department for Health. More than €245 million was paid out by the State in awards for clinical care cases in 2020 with related legal and expert witness […]

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December 5, 2021
What is a Medical Negligence claim?

Medical negligence claims can cover everything from compensation for a minor complaint such as a dentist extracting a tooth to compensation for a more serious injury where your long term health has been compromised or where there has been a fatality. Medical negligence can arise where there is a misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis or […]

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