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#Negligence

Nóra Quoirin's parents sue Malaysian resort for alleged negligence
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Nóra Quoirin's parents sue Malaysian resort for alleged negligence

Jan 21st 2020, 10:36 AM 16,305 Views 0 Comments

Nóra’s parents are seeking more than €40,000 over losses, bereavement costs and damages.

'Overly cautious' reading of smear tests would be damaging and bring an end to screening programmes
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'Overly cautious' reading of smear tests would be damaging and bring an end to screening programmes

Nov 10th 2019, 1:23 PM 15,048 Views 31 Comments

The comments come following a Supreme Court hearing into Ruth Morrissey’s High Court ruling earlier this year.

Cardiff City F.C.considering legal action against Nantes over Sala 'negligence'
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# Emiliano Sala

Cardiff City F.C.considering legal action against Nantes over Sala 'negligence'

Feb 17th 2019, 1:30 PM 42,073 Views 55 Comments

Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash on 21 January before playing a game for the Welsh side.

Family receive €12,500 settlement after 'medical debris' left in infant's throat following surgery
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Family receive €12,500 settlement after 'medical debris' left in infant's throat following surgery

Oct 24th 2018, 9:50 PM 16,964 Views 0 Comments

The child’s mother said she brought the case to ensure something like this does not happen to anyone else.

'Horrifying, shameful, unforgivable': UK families call for criminal charges over hospital deaths
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'Horrifying, shameful, unforgivable': UK families call for criminal charges over hospital deaths

Jun 21st 2018, 7:55 AM 16,340 Views 7 Comments

An independent inquiry looked into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

Cyclist who collided with passenger at bus stop awarded €15,000 in damages
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Cyclist who collided with passenger at bus stop awarded €15,000 in damages

Feb 21st 2017, 6:15 AM 33,350 Views 108 Comments

The woman claimed the cycle lane should have had a clear sign for cyclists to yield at the bus stop.

Two men arrested in England after teenage girl 'dies from eating takeaway'
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Two men arrested in England after teenage girl 'dies from eating takeaway'

Jan 9th 2017, 8:49 PM 82,295 Views 22 Comments

Megan Lee had eaten food from an Indian takeaway before suffering an apparent allergic reaction.

Pope approves new measures to fire bishops who mishandled child sexual abuse cases
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Pope approves new measures to fire bishops who mishandled child sexual abuse cases

Jun 4th 2016, 1:07 PM 10,190 Views 139 Comments

Francis said a bishop can be removed if his actions or omissions cause “grave harm,” either physical, moral, spiritual or financial, to individuals or communities.

Hospital apologises after man settles case against HSE and doctor who delivered him for €4.1 million
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Hospital apologises after man settles case against HSE and doctor who delivered him for €4.1 million

Feb 24th 2016, 8:20 PM 29,541 Views 9 Comments

Cerebral palsy sufferer Andrew Whelan took a legal action through his mother against the gynaecologist who delivered Andrew 22 years ago.

Toddler scarred for life following fall in creche awarded €55,000 in damages
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Toddler scarred for life following fall in creche awarded €55,000 in damages

Feb 17th 2016, 4:08 PM 33,014 Views 40 Comments

Ruth Reilly (2) fell and struck her head against a wall at Giraffe Childcare in Navan, Co Meath, after being left unattended.

Ex-Tottenham player who suffered brain damage could be awarded €9m
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Ex-Tottenham player who suffered brain damage could be awarded €9m

Feb 17th 2015, 7:00 AM 8,681 Views 4 Comments

Radwan Hamed won a high court case against the Premier League club yesterday.

10,000 Irish women could be victims of faulty PIP implants: lawyers
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# Pip Scandal

10,000 Irish women could be victims of faulty PIP implants: lawyers

Sep 8th 2014, 1:03 PM 8,928 Views 11 Comments

Potential €150 million lawsuit against PIP certifier on behalf of local patients even if implants haven’t ruptured.

77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees
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77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees

Jan 21st 2014, 4:46 PM 6,773 Views 7 Comments

The survey found that almost a quarter of Irish companies have experienced multiple data breaches over the past twelve months.

'No-fault' compensation advisory group disbanded
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'No-fault' compensation advisory group disbanded

Dec 6th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,314 Views 11 Comments

“No plans to re-establish” the group, says Department of Health, but it is due to make recommendations for legal reforms to help people who suffer “catastrophic” injury due to medical negligence.

New system may see end of lump sum court awards
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New system may see end of lump sum court awards

Jan 15th 2013, 3:42 PM 10,147 Views 43 Comments

Ministers have approved the creation of new court rules to avoid large lump sums for damages for people injured by others.

Family of World Cup skier label finishing line 'death trap' after tragic accident
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# Ski Tragedy

Family of World Cup skier label finishing line 'death trap' after tragic accident

Apr 26th 2012, 7:10 PM 575 Views 1 Comment

Nik Zoricic died on March 10 this year after a crash-landing in the closing stages of a race. His relatives have called for an independent inquiry.

Family of alcohol poisoning victim to take civil case against hotel
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Family of alcohol poisoning victim to take civil case against hotel

May 13th 2011, 9:54 AM 1,676 Views 2 Comments

The family of Graham Parish, over whose death two barmen were acquitted yesterday, will pursue civil action against Hayes’ Hotel.

Government approves preparation of "corporate manslaughter" bill
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# New Bill

Government approves preparation of "corporate manslaughter" bill

Dec 29th 2010, 12:34 PM 502 Views 0 Comments

Bill paves the way for the introduction of criminal liability over workplace deaths and deaths arising from faulty products and services.