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Posted in Medical Negligence on Wednesday 20 November 2019
There appears to be a concerted effort on behalf of the insurance industry to create the impression that we in Ireland have a ‘compo culture’.  However, this debate is not a new debate, nor, is it peculiar to Ireland. I previously practiced in the UK and the insurance industry there...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on Tuesday 9 October 2018
We were all greeted on Sunday morning, 07 October 2018 with the sad news of the untimely needless death of Emma Mhic Mhathuna, a courageous Mother who left the world and her five children behind her at the young age of 37.   Emma has clearly left behind a personal and private legacy t...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on Wednesday 20 September 2017
Exaggerated or fraudulent claims by Plaintiffs are abhorrent.  They are dishonest and they are illegal.  They do not benefit the legal system the public who pay expensive insurance premiums. Thankfully they are in the minority. Solicitors take detailed instructions from clients, carry o...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on Friday 7 April 2017
There has been a lot of talk about this topic in the recent weeks. Indeed, I was invited on to talk about this topic on Today with Sean O’Rourke on the 05th April 2017. So too was Kevin Thompson, Chief Executive of Insurance Ireland and Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor with the Irish In...
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