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THE TRUTH ABOUT WHIPLASH

October 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on THE TRUTH ABOUT WHIPLASH

    At O’Shea Russell Solicitors we are familiar with all of the misconceptions about Whiplash Injury.  Indeed, those with vested interests such as Insurance Companies who would prefer to disregard the injury entirely.  This injury can often be perceived as exaggerated and as a means of recovering compensation to which a person is not […]

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THE DOCTOR’S DUTY TO INFORM

July 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on THE DOCTOR’S DUTY TO INFORM

  A recent Decision of the UK High Court is particularly interesting in that it helps to clarify the obligations of a Doctor to inform a Patient of the extent of his illness. In the case of Gallardo v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust the claimant, a Spanish man aged 46, had a gastric ulcer […]

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MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE. THE DEBACLE CONTINUES.

May 15, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE. THE DEBACLE CONTINUES.

In a March edition of the New York Times there is a discussion about a new piece of Legislation being introduced in the USA (Affordable Care Act) which, among other things, looks at the issue of improving patient safety.    Regrettably, in America, each year, tens of thousands of people die and hundreds of thousands are […]

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PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT DIY: 8 COMMON MISTAKES

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT DIY: 8 COMMON MISTAKES

Don’t be fooled into thinking by Insurance Companies or, indeed, by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board that you are best served in conducting your own Personal Injury Claim as a DIY Project. Instead, it is essential that you contact your Solicitor as soon as can be after an accident.   Your Solicitor will have a wealth […]

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CLAIMING COMPENSATION FOR BACK INJURIES

February 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on CLAIMING COMPENSATION FOR BACK INJURIES

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. There are many significant and compensatable injuries that can occur in the workplace, while on the road or going about daily living.   One of the most complex and frustrating […]

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RUPTURED APPENDIX and MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE?

August 09, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on RUPTURED APPENDIX and MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  At first sight this it may seem evident that a ruptured appendix occurring while a person is under Medical Care must amount to Medical Negligence but the position may […]

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INTRODUCING O’SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS NEW FREE ADVICE FRIDAYS

June 29, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,buying a house,Buying a Site,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on INTRODUCING O’SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS NEW FREE ADVICE FRIDAYS

Introducing O’Shea Russell Solicitors new FREE ADVICE FRIDAYS. Need some preliminary Advice on your Property Transaction, Accident Claim or any other Legal Matter? E-mail your Question IN CONFIDENCE to nicholas@oshearussell.ie on a Friday and you will have your FREE ADVICE within 24 hours. Contact us any time via Facebook    or via our website www.oshearussell.ie

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IT’S BEYOND ME RON ! YOU NEED O SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS

June 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Employment Law,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on IT’S BEYOND ME RON ! YOU NEED O SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS

  Dedicated Personal Injuries Service. CONTACT: O’ SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS www.oshearussell.ie nicholas@oshearussell.ie                                                TEL : 059 9724106/9724642

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WE’RE HEADING TO O’SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS !

June 14, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on WE’RE HEADING TO O’SHEA RUSSELL SOLICITORS !

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   Specialist Personal Injuries Service:- Road Traffic Accidents Workplace Accidents Slip and Fall Medical Negligence Contact: O’Shea Russell Solicitors, Main Street, Graignamanagh, County Kilkenny Tel: 059 9724106 E-Mail: nicholas@oshearussell.ie […]

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REASONS WHY PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT FOR THE DIY ENTHUSIAST!

May 17, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Compensation Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on REASONS WHY PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT FOR THE DIY ENTHUSIAST!

  Don’t be fooled into thinking by Insurance Companies or, indeed, by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board that you are best served in conducting your own Personal Injury Claim as a DIY Project. Instead, it is essential that you contact your Solicitor as soon as can be after an accident.   Your Solicitor will have a […]

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TRUE OR FALSE?

May 16, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Insurance,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on TRUE OR FALSE?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   “There is no problem driving on Prescription Medication”. This is currently an issue that is of concern to a great number of people as a result of the […]

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REASONS WHY PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT FOR THE DIY ENTHUSIAST!

May 16, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Insurance,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on REASONS WHY PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IS NOT FOR THE DIY ENTHUSIAST!

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  Don’t be fooled into thinking by Insurance Companies or, indeed, by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board that you are best served in conducting your own Personal Injury Claim as […]

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CHECKLISTS MAKE LEGAL TRANSACTIONS EASIER

March 06, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,buying a house,Employment Law,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on CHECKLISTS MAKE LEGAL TRANSACTIONS EASIER

At O’Shea Russell Solicitors we are delighted to have added the following FREE CHECKLISTS as simple Downloads on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie):- House Buying Checklist Checklist if thinking of Selling your House Instructions for my Will Glovebox Companion: Capture relevant information in the event of an Accident. Dos and Don’ts if you have a Workplace Accident. […]

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MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE WATCH – FAILURE TO DO THE RIGHT TEST AGAIN

February 22, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Accident Claims,Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE WATCH – FAILURE TO DO THE RIGHT TEST AGAIN

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  For those of us dealing with Medical Negligence Claims, we regularly encounter situations of negligence that are simply down to failure to do the appropriate test at the right […]

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NEGLIGENCE IN KIDNEY STONE OP

January 30, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on NEGLIGENCE IN KIDNEY STONE OP

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. For those of us who specialise in Medical Negligence Litigation the recent Decision of the High Court in Hill v HSE is particularly interesting in that it highlights what […]

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PARALYSED TEEN RECEIVES APOLOGY FROM HOSPITAL AFTER SETTLEMENT

August 08, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on PARALYSED TEEN RECEIVES APOLOGY FROM HOSPITAL AFTER SETTLEMENT

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. The case of Emily Casey is a very upsetting one and arose out of medical negligence in Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin. In 2009 Miss Casey was […]

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TOO MUCH OXYGEN

August 08, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on TOO MUCH OXYGEN

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Thankfully we see various Medical Bodies taken on board the lessons to be learned from Medical Negligence and one can only hope that this will ultimately lead to better […]

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FAILURE OF GP TO DIAGNOSE

August 08, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on FAILURE OF GP TO DIAGNOSE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Miss A developed a significant headache while at work which caused blurred vision and nausea.   Her symptoms were so bad that an ambulance was called and she was […]

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UNHAPPY WITH YOUR DOCTOR? CAN THE MEDICAL COUNCIL HELP?

August 08, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on UNHAPPY WITH YOUR DOCTOR? CAN THE MEDICAL COUNCIL HELP?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   One of the key functions of the Medical Council is to respond to complaints about Doctors through its Fitness to Practice Procedures.   Through the Regulation of Doctors, the […]

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IS IT TIME YET TO CALL IT “ENOUGH!” ?

July 06, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on IS IT TIME YET TO CALL IT “ENOUGH!” ?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.   The latest reports relate to the death of Susan Magee while undertaking effective hernia surgery.   During a Coroner’s ‘hearing into her death, the presiding Coroner focused in on […]

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ITEMS LEFT INSIDE PATIENTS AFTER SURGICAL PROCEDURES

July 06, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on ITEMS LEFT INSIDE PATIENTS AFTER SURGICAL PROCEDURES

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. The number of Cases where Patients leave hospitals after surgery with surgical implements etc. left inside them is quite surprising particularly when one considers that there is a fairly […]

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FATAL INJURY DAMAGES INCLUDES COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OF INHERITANCE OF FARM

June 12, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on FATAL INJURY DAMAGES INCLUDES COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OF INHERITANCE OF FARM

A very interesting case came before the High Court.   Mr. Justice O’Neil in 2011 when Grace Davoren, widow of the late Michael Davoren, was awarded over €1.5m for fatal injuries arising from medical negligence in the treatment of her late husband. What is particularly interesting about the case, sad though it was, is how the […]

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GIVING BIRTH – A WOMAN’S CONSENT

June 12, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on GIVING BIRTH – A WOMAN’S CONSENT

A Patient centered approach to the issue of Consent has already been established in Ireland with Mr. Justice Nicholas Kearns Judgement in the case of GEOGHAN –V- HARRIS (2000) where he stated that the “reasonable patient test” is to be applied on the issue of Consent to a medical procedure. This test requires full disclosure […]

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TIME FOR ISSUING PROCEEDINGS

June 04, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on TIME FOR ISSUING PROCEEDINGS

While the High Court Decision in the case of Linda Farrell –v- John Ryan ultimately went against the Claimant on its merits, the case is particularly instructive in addressing the question of when it is too late for a Claimant injured through Medical Malpractice to bring a Claim. Mrs. Farrell’s case arose out of a […]

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Failure to Diagnose

May 10, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on Failure to Diagnose

A significant volume of the cases brought for Medical Malpractice relate to a failure to diagnosis. In April of this year the High Court ruled a settlement in a very sad case involving a young boy’s claim for failure to treat Meningitis which he contracted. Matthew was admitted to Wexford General Hospital in 2004 when […]

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Compensation for Failure to Diagnose issues with Appendix that subsequently ruptured.

April 22, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Compensation Claims,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on Compensation for Failure to Diagnose issues with Appendix that subsequently ruptured.

Ms. X had extreme abdominal pain and attended her GP after 2 days who referred her to hospital for assessment. The GP in his referral letter indicated a belief that Ms. X was suffering with appendicitis. When first seen at the hospital it was noted that she had abdominal pain with an uncertain cause.   […]

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Hydrocephalus

April 22, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Compensation Claims,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on Hydrocephalus

An interesting and tragic case came before the High Court recently involving a young lady, Ava, who was represented by her mother in the proceedings. The Decision in the case was handed down by Mr. Justice Cross on the 4th of March 2015. Significant in this Decision is that the case related to the negligence of […]

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Electro Convulsive Therapy

March 12, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on Electro Convulsive Therapy

For any of us who are Film Buffs, the images of the use of Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT), or “Shock therapy” as it was once generally known, in the context of Mental Health Treatment (films such as ‘One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest’) are shocking (pun unintended). However, the reality of the matter is that […]

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TRANSFUSION CONFUSION!

February 28, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Compensation Claims,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on TRANSFUSION CONFUSION!

Medical Negligence Claims can arise out of laboratory errors in hospitals.   This was highlighted in the recent case of Mrs. Y, 38, who was admitted to hospital suffering from anaemia.  A blood transfusion was recommended. A sample of Mrs. Y’s blood was taken for grouping and cross-matching and a pack of allegedly compatible A-positive […]

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A FULL AND WHOLESOME APOLOGY

February 28, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on A FULL AND WHOLESOME APOLOGY

In a Case before the High Court this week it was very refreshing to hear the HSE offer what the presiding Judge characterised as a “very meaningful” “out of the ordinary” apology and not “just a formation of words”.  This was given in the case of a little child whose parents were obliged to bring […]

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BLADDER INJURY DURING HYSTERECTOMY OR CAESAREAN SECTION

February 17, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on BLADDER INJURY DURING HYSTERECTOMY OR CAESAREAN SECTION

One of the most distress injuries that can occur during surgery to an individual is a bladder injury which can have serious implications going forward if not identified in a timely fashion.   It is important to understand that most bladder injuries are preventable, identifiable and treatable.   Such an injury is a recognisable complication of hysterectomy […]

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MEDICAL ERRORS…..TRANSPARENCY AT LAST ?

February 10, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on MEDICAL ERRORS…..TRANSPARENCY AT LAST ?

Minister Leo Varadker is promising major reforms in the extent to which disclosure is made to Patients where medical errors occur.   Under promised Legislation, Doctors and Health Professionals will be legally obliged to tell patients where mistakes or accidents take place in their treatment. The Minister described as “appalling” the idea that such transparency […]

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MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IN AN EU COUNTRY

February 04, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IN AN EU COUNTRY

What happens if you are the victim of Medical Negligence in respect of a procedure/treatment in another EU Country? With far more people travelling abroad for Medical Treatment thAn has ever been the position before, what happens if you are the victim of Medical Negligence in that other EU Country ?   Do you have […]

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FRACTURES: MISDIAGNOSED AND MISTREATED

January 29, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on FRACTURES: MISDIAGNOSED AND MISTREATED

Misdiagnosis or mistreatment of a bone fracture can have significant implications for an injured party though, fortunately, not all misdiagnoses or mistreatments result in further injury entitling the injured person to seek compensation. There are cases where misdiagnoses does not just delay the securing of a correct diagnosis but leads to significant additional damage and […]

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Fibromyalgia Sufferer wins Compensation 

January 27, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on Fibromyalgia Sufferer wins Compensation 

The case of JH brought against Friends First   Life Insurance Limited was considered by the High Court 2014. This is a case where Friends First refused to make Income Protection available under JH‘s Policy when he received a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia. In the event the Court ordered Friends First  Insurance Company Limited to pay the […]

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HYSTERECTOMY NEGLIGENCE

January 16, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on HYSTERECTOMY NEGLIGENCE

In a case before the High Court a woman who sustained both physical and emotional trauma due to the negligence of her obstetrician and gynaecologist in the carrying out of a hysterectomy was awarded €438,000 compensation. The lady in question who was 52 at the time of the operation.  She had developed heavy menstrual bleeding […]

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DELAY AS A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR COMPENSATION

January 16, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Compensation Claims,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on DELAY AS A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR COMPENSATION

The claim of Helen Malone who died from systemic sepsis and organ failure due to a perforated bowel was settled against St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny for a settlement figure of €165,000 which was ruled by the High Court.   This very sad case dealt with the issue of failure to operate on a patient in a […]

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SINUS PROBLEM: What might be considered a simple or straightforward surgery can result in complications and significant problems

January 08, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on SINUS PROBLEM: What might be considered a simple or straightforward surgery can result in complications and significant problems

Anyone who has suffered with a sinus condition will know that management with steroids and antibiotics is standard procedure and that, in extreme cases, surgical intervention is a possibility. Mr. P., an office worker, had a long history of sino-nasal problems. Ultimately he elected for surgery. He signed a standard CONSENT form which referenced possible […]

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WHAT CURRENT RESEARCH REPORTED IN THE NEWS TELLS US ABOUT ROOT CAUSES OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

January 02, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on WHAT CURRENT RESEARCH REPORTED IN THE NEWS TELLS US ABOUT ROOT CAUSES OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

Dr David Newman-Toker an Associate Professor of Neurology at St. John’s Hopkins University School of Medicine has recently headed up a Study into medical malpractice in the USA reviewing 25 years’ of medical malpractice claims. The Study found that diagnostic errors were the most common source of claims and the most dangerous errors from the patient […]

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APOLOGY FOLLOWS INQUEST VERDICT OF MEDICAL MISADVENTURE

January 02, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on APOLOGY FOLLOWS INQUEST VERDICT OF MEDICAL MISADVENTURE

Sally Rowlette died in February 2013 following the birth of her fourth child at Sligo General Hospital. May She Rest in Peace. The Verdict at Mrs. Rowlette’s Inquest was that she died as a result of medical misadventure. As can often be the case where Medical malpractice is involved, the HSE and Sligo General Hospital […]

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WRONG MEDICATION

January 02, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on WRONG MEDICATION

For the leading Research on issues of Medical Negligence and Malpractice it is useful to look to the USA and what is happening there. Federally Funded research does much to identify and analyse issues surrounding Patient Safety. A Study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine has reported that an unsettling percentage of Death Certificates […]

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LIKE THE REST OF US, DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS MAKE MISTAKES!

December 16, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on LIKE THE REST OF US, DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS MAKE MISTAKES!

The Medical Profession’s culture of denial and shame keeps Doctors from talking about mistakes or using them to learn and improve. Injured Patients and their Families are often put through an unnecessary ordeal to establish liability and responsibility. There is a saying that “your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning”. If the […]

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BIRTH INJURIES AND MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IN THE CONTEXT OF CHILDBIRTH

December 02, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on BIRTH INJURIES AND MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IN THE CONTEXT OF CHILDBIRTH

The most disturbing cases of Medical Negligence are those where an injury is caused to a foetus or baby on delivery or to the mother. Regrettably, the newspaper reports around such incidences are far too frequent. In the last eight weeks alone the following headlines have blared out at us from the pages of National […]

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HOW CLINICAL RECORDS WILL BE CONSIDERED BY A COURT IN A CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION ARISING OUT OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

November 16, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Compensation Claims,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on HOW CLINICAL RECORDS WILL BE CONSIDERED BY A COURT IN A CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION ARISING OUT OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

On the 1st April 2014, Ms. Justice Irvine handed down her decision in the case of Gerry Foley-v- Bon Secours Hospital & Anor. It has become apparent to those practicing in the Medical Negligence field that a significant number of the compensation claims brought arise out of deficiencies in post-operative care. In Mr. Foley’s case, […]

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Pandemrix Vaccination ALERT

October 21, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on Pandemrix Vaccination ALERT

The Pandemrix Vaccination was produced specifically for the 2009 flu pandemic by Glaxo Smith Kline.    The vaccination was given to in or about 900,000 people in Ireland, however, some had serious adverse reactions which have now been linked clearly to the vaccination primarily through the work of Ms. Emmanuelle Mignot, Specialist in Sleep Disorders at […]

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DOES SIGNING A CONSENT FORM BEFORE AN OPERATION PRECLUDE YOU FROM CLAIMING COMPENSATION FOR NEGLIGENCE AND MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

October 16, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Compensation Claims,Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on DOES SIGNING A CONSENT FORM BEFORE AN OPERATION PRECLUDE YOU FROM CLAIMING COMPENSATION FOR NEGLIGENCE AND MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

This is a very interesting question and it is not unusual for those injured through poor and negligent medical practices to be under the impression that a case for compensation cannot be brought because of a signed CONSENT to the medical procedure. Not so. The issue is one of “Informed Consent” ie. have the risks […]

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SUPERBUG

November 03, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on SUPERBUG

 Recent Reports on some of our Hospitals and Care facilities have made very disconcerting reading and serve to remind us of how vulnerable we are when in the care of others.  Particularly frightening are the incidences of MRSA in some of our hospitals. We all play a part in eradicating this devastating superbug. It is […]

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WHAT DID I AGREE TO ?

July 01, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Negligence   |   Comments Off on WHAT DID I AGREE TO ?

 I suffered serious complications during surgery last month and am left with permanent damage. As I signed a Consent Form before the procedure, am I prevented from seeking compensation ?   The principal purpose of  a signed Consent Form is to allow the physician to carry out an operation with the Patient’s agreement in circumstances […]

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