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Boy gets €3M over Birth Brain Injuries
€3 Million Awarded to Young Boy for Birth Brain Injuries Claim Synnott Lawline Solicitors secures €3m interim payment in med neg action for boy brain damaged at birth – Irish Examiner 12 Feb 2016 ‘A boy who sued over severe brain injuries suffered during his birth at Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital has secured an interim payment of €3m under ...
Oct 12, 2018
Defamation on Social Media Platforms
Claiming for Defamation of Character on Social Media In recent times there have been successful defamation claims brought in Ireland regarding defamatory statements made on Facebook and Twitter: Hospital Worker awarded €65,000 after being Defamed on Facebook >Man order to pay €75,000 for Defamatory Facebook Comment > Defamatory ...
Jul 04, 2018
Thinking of having Breast Surgery? What you need to know
So you’ve made the decision to have breast augmentation surgery but with all the time spent day-dreaming about how perfect the results will be, have you actually fully researched possible surgery techniques and the type of results to expect post op. A cosmetic surgeon will be in the best position to advise a patient as to what the b...
Dec 08, 2017
US Court decision could Trigger PI Claims in Ireland
US Court decision – Trigger Personal Injury Claims in Ireland Thousands of personal injuries claims could be made against American companies in the Irish courts because of a landmark US Supreme Court decision, the Irish Independent reports. The ruling in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. vs Superior Court of Cali...
Sep 01, 2017
Defective Products – Who is Liable?
What does the Liability for Defective Products Act (1991) actually cover? Under the Liability for Defective Products Act (1991) a producer shall be held strictly liable for damages in tort to either property or an individual which is caused wholly or partly by a defect in their product. Under the Act an injured party has 3 years within whi...
Mar 28, 2017
Types of Dental Negligence Injuries
Dental Negligence – Dental Malpractice Dental negligence or dental malpractice can be defined as an injury caused by a dentist which would have been avoidable had the dental practitioner not failed in their duty to provide proper care.  Under the Medical Practitioners Act 2007 dentists are legally recognised as medical practiti...
Dec 02, 2016
Road Traffic Accidents – What Cyclists need to know
Have you been in a Road Traffic Accident as a Cyclist? You may cycle to work, school or college every day. Or you might just like nothing better than a leisurely cycle through the countryside. However often you get on your bike, accidents can happen and it’s best to be prepared. We’re sorry to report that the RSA say tha...
Oct 06, 2016
Thinking about having Cosmetic Surgery?
If you are thinking about having Plastic or Cosmetic Surgery, here are questions you may wish to ask your surgeon during your initial consultation: If this is something you’ve always wanted to have done, make sure you fully research all your options. Once you have completed your research, the next step will be to make an appointment for ...
Oct 05, 2016
Injured in a Public Place – What are your Options?
If you’ve sustained Injuries from a Workplace Accident – Here’s what you need to know In recent months, there have been many stories in the news about tragic accidents in workplaces. These horrendous incidents resulted in the loss of life and every year in Ireland, twenty or thirty people may lose their life in workplace accide...
Sep 14, 2016