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Posted in Medical Negligence on 19 February 2019
In December 2018, Allergan’s textured breast implants were recalled in Europe due to them being linked to a rare form of cancer called Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). On the 8th February 2019,  after two days of public hearings investigating the saf...
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Posted in Personal Injury Litigation on 01 February 2019
Research carried out by the INMO in 2011 established that one third of nurses have suffered a needlestick injury. 70% of nurses surveyed at that time told researchers that they knew a friend who had suffered a needlestick injury in the workplace. A needlestick injury arises where one’s skin...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on 16 January 2019
It was with great sadness that I read of the death of Adrienne Cullen who died on New Year’s Eve. It is poignant indeed that she died on the last day of the year that brought “open disclosure” into the public domain on foot of the Cervical Check debacle. If you haven’t alr...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on 29 November 2018
The results of an international investigation, entitled the ‘Implant Files’, led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) comprising of 58 media organisations around the world including The Irish Times, looked into the dangers of medical devices, that have been...
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Posted in General Legal Tips on 07 November 2018
Unfortunately, injuries suffered as a result of dog attacks have been increasing steadily over the last number of years. An attack by a dog is a terrifying experience and can leave victims with serious and long-lasting injuries, both physical and psychological. Unfortunately, many of these incide...
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