Category: Medical Negligence

Advanced Bionics HiRes Ultra / Ultra 3D Cochlear Implant Recall

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  Cochlear Implant Recall Advanced Bionics voluntarily initiated a removal from the market of the initial version of the HiRes Ultra / Ultra 3D cochlear implants on February 18th 2020. Advanced Bionics advised implant recipients that some recipients had experienced prolonged hearing degradation. This was due to a physiological fluid entering into the electrode and causing […]

Baby who Suffered Burns in Hospital is awarded €70,000

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  A newborn baby suffered burns and blisters while at Cork University Maternity Hospital in 2020. The High Court has approved a €70,000 settlement in the case. The baby, Ren Cotter was about to undergo a heel prick test and was burned by a glove filled with warm water to stimulate blood flow. Barrister Doireann […]

Woman who sued Hospital over her Birth Settles for €850,000

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  A woman with cerebral palsy who sued over the circumstances of her birth has settled a High Court action for €850,000. The settlement against the HSE is without an admission of liability. Approving the settlement, the Judge noted the exceptional care Paula’s family had given her throughout her life. “They have made an excellent […]

Brain Injury caused by Delay in Diagnosis

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    A 42-year-old man with a profound brain injury, sued the HSE over an alleged delay in the diagnosis of his tuberculosis meningitis. The marketing executive was 30 when he had 2 strokes 12 years ago and, as a result of the brain injury, can never work again. He now lives in a residential […]

Medical Negligence – Things you need to know before you start a Claim

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How to start a medical negligence claim?

Numerous medical negligence claims can end with a positive outcome, however, it is essential to remember that there are several things that each person needs to know before the case can even begin. How to start a medical negligence claim then? Let’s find out. Is there a time limit to make a Medical Negligence Claim? […]

Cosmetic Surgery Claims

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We are increasingly being instructed in relation to cosmetic surgery claims or  “medical misadventures” to put it nicely. Of course, it’s not so nice when cosmetic surgery goes wrong. Unfortunately,  botulinum toxin containing products (Botox) and dermal fillers can lead to pain, swelling, infection and inflammation, rash, blurred vision, haematoma and “pins and needles”. We […]

Medical Negligence: Case Settled

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The Medical Negligence Team at Healy O’Connor recently acted on behalf of an individual in a High Court Medical Negligence claim, where the eyesight in one of our client’s eyes was lost completely. The case was a very complicated Medical Negligence action and after five years of litigation the matter settled in its entirety a […]

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