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Posted in Personal Injury Litigation on Wednesday 24 February 2021
On the 5th February 2021, the High Court ruled in favour of four pub owners who claimed that FBD Insurance Plc was required to cover their losses for the enforced closure of business during the coronavirus pandemic.  The landmark test cases were taken by Aberken Ltd, trading as Sinnotts Bar; Hy...
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Posted in Personal Injury Litigation on Wednesday 10 February 2021
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal established under paragraph 17 of the Scheme of Compensation for Personal Injuries criminally inflicted may pay compensation in respect of personal injury inflicted on a Prison Officer where the injury is directly attributable to a crime of violence caused...
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Posted in General Legal Tips on Wednesday 13 January 2021
During the height of the pandemic, almost one-third of office workers were working from home with similar numbers expected this month.  There are advantages and disadvantages with the new working situation. Some workers find that they miss the social interaction that comes with the office, w...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on Wednesday 25 November 2020
I recently settled a medical negligence claim for a client which was one of the most difficult that I have prosecuted in my career.  It involved two High Court cases arising from an anastomotic leak which was missed clinically and radiologically with devastating consequences for our client.&nbs...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on Tuesday 24 November 2020
The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly is to commission an Inquiry into the historical licensing and use of the anti-epileptic drug (AED) - Epilim. Cantillons Solicitors represent a number of families affected by Foetal Anti-Convulsant Syndrome (FACS).  FACS is an umbrella term for conditi...
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