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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? […]

Covid-19 Personal Injuries Update

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In recent days existing clients have been asking what will happen to their ongoing personal injury cases. New clients have also been asking if it is possible to bring a case for Personal Injuries currently? Is the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) operating? Yes, PIAB is continuing to operate and it is possible to lodge […]

COVID – 19 HOC Update

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During this difficult time for all we wish to assure our client’s that so far as it’s possible, it’s business as usual at Healy O’Connor Solicitors LLP. We remain committed to delivering the best possible service to new and existing clients during this time. In line with Government guidance our office remains open for essential […]

Tracker Mortgage Claims and Compensation

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We have many cases winding their way through the Redress process so it comes as no surprise to us today to read that the number in line for compensation is currently topping 40,500. That is coming with a potential liability to the Banks of something in the region of €700 million. Much like any other […]

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 […]

Significant Personal Injury Award Reduced on Appeal

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In a recent appeal case before the Courts an award of over 121,00 euro was halved on the basis the Judge hearing the case initially had made an excessive award that must be considered a legal error. The Plaintiff suffered personal injuries in a car accident In November 2011 to her elbow. Liability had been […]

Trauma Care Report

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The ‘Major Trauma Adult Summary Report 2016’ has been published by the National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA).  The report has found that trauma services in Irish Hospitals need to be re-organised to ensure patients get the right treatment, at the right time, in the right hospital. Of particular note is the finding that only […]

Road Traffic Accident Claims: What to do?

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We all hope that we will never have to make a Road Traffic Accident Claim. These days however, there are more cars on the road then ever before and accidents do happen. If you have suffered as a result of another drivers negligence you may consider making a claim for Personal Injuries and/ or material […]

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