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Posted in New Legal Developments on 07 August 2019
Gilenya (fingolimod) is a medication used and licensed to treat adults and children over the age of 10 years with multiple sclerosis (MS). It is manufactured by Novartis and available in Ireland when prescribed by a Consultant Neurologist.    It belongs to a class of medication known as ...
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Posted in Personal Injury Litigation on 01 August 2019
The area of age discrimination is an area of law which is in flux and which is very topical at the moment, given the fact that the age for qualification for the state pension has increased in recent times.   It is legal for an employer to specify a mandatory retirement age within a contract o...
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Posted in Personal Injury Litigation on 24 July 2019
Regulation (EU) 2016/679 the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and the new Data Protection Act 2018 (‘New Legislative Framework’) became law in Ireland on the 25th May, 2018.  While many of the main concepts and principles of GDPR are the same as those under th...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on 12 June 2019
The devastating and potentially life-long consequence of sustaining a childbirth tear is not a topic of conversation most women wish to speak about.  Symptoms that clients have reported to us include urinary and fecal incontinence, bladder and bowel prolapse, difficulty going to the toilet, vag...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on 30 May 2019
As a Solicitor who has specialised in medical negligence cases for almost 30 years, I am calling for the farcical practice of settling cases “without admission of liability” to be bought to an end.  I think this practice is insulting to the Plaintiff who has had to bring the proceed...
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