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Posted in Personal Injury Litigation on 10 April 2019
Since the 1st August 2014, the Recoverable Benefits and Assistance Scheme has been in force in Ireland.  The Scheme was enacted by Sections 13 and 14 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2013.  It has now been in place for over four and half years.  Using this Scheme, the State is r...
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Posted in General Updates on 28 March 2019
The Right to Education is enshrined in our Constitution, Bunreacht na hÉireann 1937.  Article 42.4° states that; “The State shall provide for free primary education and shall endeavour to supplement and give reasonable aid to private and corporate educational initiative, and...
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Posted in Medical Negligence on 13 March 2019
In recent times, there has been a huge surge in people opting for Dermal Fillers (‘Fillers’) in the pursuit of looking better and younger. Fillers (for those who are unaware) add volume to the skin through injections; smoothing out wrinkles in the face and neck or plumping ones lips. ...
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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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