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#Medical Negligence

# medical-negligence - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth
# Cerebral Palsy
# Cerebral Palsy

High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth

Jun 24th 2020, 2:12 PM 13,332 Views 9 Comments

Tadgh James McKenna had taken a medical negligence claim in the High Court against the HSE.

# medical-negligence - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

High Court approves €12m settlement over hospital care for girl who contracted meningitis
# High Court
# High Court

High Court approves €12m settlement over hospital care for girl who contracted meningitis

Mar 18th 2020, 1:54 PM 15,556 Views 0 Comments

It is claimed there was a failure to admit and treat her for a suspected bacterial infection.

# medical-negligence - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Government's patient safety legislation blasted by doctors and patients
# Medical Negligence
# Medical Negligence

Government's patient safety legislation blasted by doctors and patients

Nov 10th 2019, 9:52 AM 14,104 Views 5 Comments

Dr Rhona Mahony, former master of the National Maternity Hospital said the system pits doctors against patients.

# medical-negligence - Friday 11 October, 2019

Patient awarded €10k over medical negligence at Mater Private Hospital
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Patient awarded €10k over medical negligence at Mater Private Hospital

Oct 11th 2019, 5:57 PM 37,001 Views 29 Comments

A man put under anaesthetic for an operation never had his procedure due to the disappearance of a critical piece of medical equipment.

# medical-negligence - Monday 8 July, 2019

'It's time we called out the insurance industry': Courts figures show drop in number of personal injury cases
# Premiums
# Premiums

'It's time we called out the insurance industry': Courts figures show drop in number of personal injury cases

Jul 8th 2019, 1:08 PM 31,126 Views 56 Comments

Awards in medical negligence cases in the High Court were also down last year.

# medical-negligence - Monday 1 July, 2019

Almost a billion Euro paid out in medical negligence cases since 2014, new figures show
# Payouts
# Payouts

Almost a billion Euro paid out in medical negligence cases since 2014, new figures show

Jul 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 12,947 Views 21 Comments

Payouts have totalled €108 million for the first five months of 2019.

# medical-negligence - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
# Courts Report
# Courts Report

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 13,729 Views 28 Comments

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# medical-negligence - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'He only had two days in this world, no words can express my grief'
# Medical Negligence
# Medical Negligence

'He only had two days in this world, no words can express my grief'

May 15th 2018, 6:41 PM 43,332 Views 21 Comments

A woman who lost her newborn son weeks after her husband died suddenly has settled her case with the HSE.

# medical-negligence - Friday 11 March, 2016

Woman receives payout of €60,000 from HSE over husband's death
# Medical Negligence
# Medical Negligence

Woman receives payout of €60,000 from HSE over husband's death

Mar 11th 2016, 7:37 PM 27,588 Views 17 Comments

The case was for medical negligence and a breach of duty of care.

# medical-negligence - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita
# Settled
# Settled

Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita

Mar 10th 2016, 2:11 PM 25,536 Views 55 Comments

31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died in Galway hospital in 2012.

# medical-negligence - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Surgeon struck off for punching a patient 'like a boxer' to fix his broken cheek
# Unfit To Practice
# Unfit To Practice

Surgeon struck off for punching a patient 'like a boxer' to fix his broken cheek

Apr 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 33,480 Views 29 Comments

Professor Ninian Peckitt claimed he was “manually reducing the fracture.”

# medical-negligence - Saturday 8 February, 2014

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families
# Open Disclosure
# Open Disclosure

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

Feb 8th 2014, 5:11 PM 6,527 Views 17 Comments

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# medical-negligence - Monday 16 December, 2013

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005

Dec 16th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,220 Views 14 Comments

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

# medical-negligence - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Transparency in medical negligence cases could save the health system millions
# Patient Safety
# Patient Safety

Transparency in medical negligence cases could save the health system millions

Nov 5th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,835 Views 3 Comments

Yesterday’s conference on medical negligence was told the health service could save millions if the traditional deny and defend policy was replaced.

# medical-negligence - Friday 26 April, 2013

More than €45m paid out to patients injured in HSE hospitals
# HSE
# HSE

More than €45m paid out to patients injured in HSE hospitals

Apr 26th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,631 Views 15 Comments

Figures from the State Claims Agency show that a total of €45.8 million was paid out last year.

# medical-negligence - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

US medical authorities revoke licence of 'Octomom' doctor
# Octomom
From The Daily Edge
# Octomom

US medical authorities revoke licence of 'Octomom' doctor

Jun 1st 2011, 9:25 PM 504 Views 1 Comment

Officials revoked the licence after an investigation found Dr Michael Kamrava had implanted six times the normal number of embryos into Nadya Suleman.