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# state-claims-agency - Monday 23 December, 2019

Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade

The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath via parliamentary question.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle

Some of the 4,500 foster carers in Ireland said the lack of cover had left them exposed

# state-claims-agency - Monday 17 June, 2019

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case

The State Claims Agency said its appeal will not relate to the decision on the award of damages.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process

“I note that the interview panel described the respondent as ‘eager to work and learn’. But learn at whose expense?” the judge said.

# state-claims-agency - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Injuries or near-injuries of patients at Irish hospitals jumped last year

There were an average of 160 patient safety incidents per day last year.

# state-claims-agency - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

# state-claims-agency - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Cynical and self-serving': Morrissey family slams State Claims Agency for mediation media statement

Ruth and Paul Morrissey have taken High Court action over her incorrectly read smear tests.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 25 January, 2018

There could be a 'dedicated' Garda unit to tackle 'increasing' insurance fraud claims

A report said that one of the main problems with fraudulent injury claims is that it can be viewed as a “victimless crime”.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Assaults on prison staff cost the state around €26 million over seven years

It found that 3% of prison staff (93 people) were directly assaulted by prisoners in 2015.

# state-claims-agency - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Expectant mothers experienced 75 'extreme' incidents in Irish hospitals last year

The State Claims Agency said Ireland’s national incident rates are “not dissimilar to international figures”.

# state-claims-agency - Monday 21 April, 2014

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million

It now covers bodies such as the Criminal Assets Bureau, Nama, and the Labour Court.

# state-claims-agency - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Compensation claims against the HSE rocket to €85 million in one year

Claims for personal injury and third party property damage increased by 55 per cent.

# state-claims-agency - Monday 9 December, 2013

HSE sorry for letter to narcolepsy sufferers, says supports will not be withdrawn

The HSE said it intends to set aside a letter sent to sufferers to inform them that supports would be withheld on the advice of the State Claims Agency.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities

The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.

# state-claims-agency - Friday 26 April, 2013

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

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

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

# state-claims-agency - Saturday 26 January, 2013

24 staff at State's debt management agency have company cars

In addition, at least one of two company cars used by employees on work-related travel was bought after the State guarantee of the banks in 2008.

# state-claims-agency - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Over 85,000 'adverse events' recorded by HSE in 2011 HSE

Over 85,000 'adverse events' recorded by HSE in 2011

The numbers include almost 10,000 incidents of violence, harassment, aggression and abuse.

# state-claims-agency - Friday 17 August, 2012

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.