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The Answers: Common Questions About Court Orders – Family Law
Here’s everything you need to know about Court Orders, Access, Informal Arrangements and more. Looking for answers to your most pressing legal questions about family law and court orders? In this article, we’ve answered the most common questions people have when it comes to navigating the legal system in matters relating to family...
Feb 08, 2024
What to do when loved one dies
Steps you need to take when a loved one dies Losing someone you love can be extremely difficult. At such a stressful time it can be a daunting task to have to deal with their affairs. Below we set the steps that you must take as soon as possible and the steps that don’t require your immediate attention: You should make sure to notify fri...
Sep 25, 2023
Compensation for Hit & Run Road Accidents in Ireland – Claiming against MIBI
Been involved in a road traffic accident and don’t have details of the other driver and / or they have no insurance? The first thing you should do, if you have been involved in a road traffic accident, ‘ideally’ is get the details of the other driver involved. However, this is not always possible. If you have been unable to o...
Aug 30, 2023
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