Wed, 01 Jul, 2020
A nine-year-old boy left brain damaged and permanently disabled after a failure to diagnose an infection when he was a baby has settled his High Court action against Temple Street Children's Hospital, Dublin with a final record damages payment of €25m.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
A €3m settlement, made without admission of liability, has been approved by the High Court for a permanently disabled young girl with cerebral palsy who alleged negligence in the circumstances of her delivery at the National Maternity Hospital.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Legislators should witness the "procession of misery" in the courts resulting from their continuing failure over years to enact laws necessary to address the lifetime care needs of the catastrophically injured, the President of the High Court has said.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
A six-year-old boy whose condition was described as one of the most severe cases of cerebral palsy to come before the courts has settled his High Court action against the National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, over the circumstances of his birth.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
The Supreme Court has been asked to decide how much the National Maternity Hospital must pay towards the €1.16m cost of a specially adapted new home in Sandymount, Dublin, for a girl who suffered catastrophic injuries due to admitted negligence during her birth at the hospital.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
The President of the High Court has said “comfortable assumptions” that legal fees should continue as before, “without the slightest regard for privations experienced by citizens”, including other professionals, does not serve “the interests of justice”.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
An award-winning part-time opera singer, who was left severely disabled after a hospital and a GP failed to properly diagnose the cause of her headaches and who settled her action with an interim payment of €2.39m, has now asked the High Court to determine the cost of her future care.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2013
A MEDICAL negligence action involving a 15-year-old boy with cerebral palsy which may prove to be an important test case in regards to how payments are made to those who will require care for the rest of their lives has been adjourned by the High Court.
Sat, 17 Apr, 2010
A FOUR-YEAR-OLD boy who should have been born healthy but is permanently brain-damaged, blind and quadriplegic because of negligence in his birth at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda has secured €4.35 million in settlement of his High Court action.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2008