Terence O’Sullivan had sued over his treatment at Kerry General Hospital after he was prescribed the antipsychotic drug Risperidone
Court of Appeal says High Court failed to adequately explain key findings. Eugene McCormack brought proceedings against the Mater Private Hospital and Mater Private Healthcare and Mr Timlin, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a practice at the Mater Private Hospital.
Fine Gael Senator Barry Ward called for a revised medical scheme because some of those affected have ‘significant incapacitation, and many don’t know how bad their condition is going to get’.
Northern Ireland: Justice Minister Naomi Long has launched a consultation seeking views on possible legislation to require all compensation settlements to children for personal injuries to be approved by a court.
Currently, in Northern Ireland, only those compensation settlements for a child which are agreed upon during legal proceedings must be approved by the court.
The number of personal injury claims has fallen by 16 per cent in 2020 compared to the previous year, with over €206 million paid out in compensation last year.
Nasty crush laceration’ of little finger had to be repaired under general anesthetic. Approving the settlement, the judge said the child had suffered a nasty injury to a finger on her left hand.
A 38-year-old building site foreman, who had to quit golf and football after a shampoo dispenser crushed one of his big toes, has been awarded €25,000 damages against a top Dublin hotel.
A damning report by the Central Bank of Ireland reveals, many insurance companies are ripping off their most loyal customer