Healy O'Connor

Brain Injury caused by Delay in Diagnosis

    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 […]

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

  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 […]

Boy Who Suffered Facial Cut during Birth Settles Action for €35,000

  A boy who suffered facial cut during birth has been awarded €35,000. Approving a €35,000 settlement, the Judge told Leo Quinn he could barely see the scar on his mid-forehead which extended down his nose. The judge said it was a fair and reasonable settlement. Leo’s Counsel told the court that when Leo was […]