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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 10 December 2018
Cantillons Solicitors are once again delighted to add our support to the most deserving SVP Food and Toy Appeal. It is our pleasure to be a part of this very special local community.   ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 07 December 2018
Orla Kelly and Karen Bohane, both Partners in Medical Negligence Department act for a number of patients who have received the defective DePuy ASR hip devices.  Orla contributed to this article in the Law Society Gazette regarding some of the difficulties with the Alternative Dispute Resolution...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 December 2018
Cantillons Solicitors are pleased  to welcome our new Staff member – Buddy the Elf.  Buddy joins us on secondment for the festive period from Santa Claus’ Legal Department in the North Pole. You can follow Buddy’s adventures on our twitter @ejcsolicitors and Facebook ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 15 November 2018
A team from Cantillons Solicitors took part in the Run in the Dark 2018 a charity fundraiser for the Mark Pollock Trust.           ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 07 November 2018
The Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons settled a case for a young woman who underwent arthroscopic surgery for Crohn’s Disease.   As a consequence of this surgery, she suffered an anastomotic leak.  Leaks are a recognised complication of this type of surgery.  Unfortunat...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 26 October 2018
Jody Cantillon, Partner in the Litigation Department in Cantillons Solicitors, contributed to this article, which featured in the Irish Examiner on Friday 26th October 2018, in relation to the recent school closures due to potentially defective building works. https://www.irishexaminer.com/b...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 15 October 2018
On Monday 8th October Orla Kelly, Partner contributed to the Last Word with Matt Cooper Show on Today FM to remember and attempt to honour, in some small way, the legacy of Ms Emma Mhic Mathuna and the changes she has instigated in our healthcare and legal systems. http://www.todayfm.com/podcasts...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 06 September 2018
Jody Cantillon of the litigation team recently represented a client who suffered serious injuries (both physical and psychological) as a result of a road traffic accident which was caused by an uninsured driver. Due to the absence of insurance, it was necessary to join the Motor Insurers’ Bure...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 30 August 2018
Cantillons Solicitors have been receiving queries from women who were prescribed the anti-convulsant drug Epilim (Sodium Valproate) during pregnancy with concerns over the link between the drug and fetal anti-convulsant syndrome. The Health Service Executive Valproate Response Group indicated in May...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 31 July 2018
Brigid and the litigation team negotiated a significant settlement on behalf of a client who was rear ended in an RTA and suffered serious injuries as a result, without the need to go to Court. The client in question had an underlying medical condition and the accident resulted in a significant dete...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 31 July 2018
Brigid and the litigation team were successful in achieving a very significant award of damages in a case involving complex, life changing injuries suffered by a client. As a result of a road traffic accident, the client suffered neck and back injuries and was caused to strike their head on impac...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 27 July 2018
Amy and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a teenager who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident which occurred at his school. The minor Plaintiff was present in the classroom during lunchtime when another pupil who was engaging in horse play, threw a pen which struck ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 27 July 2018
Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team were instructed to act on behalf of a man who suffered serious and significant injuries, including an acquired brain injury, following a fall through a defective side door of a van during the course of his employment on the 12th January, 2015. The Plaintiff, M...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 27 July 2018
Cantillons settled a case for a young woman who underwent a mastopexy procedure (breast lift) to improve the shape of her breasts. Unfortunately, the woman was not afforded (or advised of) the appropriate aftercare and suffered serious complications including wound breakdown and infection. This resu...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Orla Kelly of the Medical Negligence team at Cantillons acted for a gentleman who suffered life changing injuries following inappropriate surgery to his knee which led to development of a severe infection which was inappropriately treated.  Ultimately, he required a number of procedures to his ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Orla Kelly as part of the Medical Negligence Team was instructed by a gentleman who suffered a heart attack.  Following some investigation as to the reason for the heart attack it transpired that his GP had inadvertently omitted to prescribe a medication which had been advised by the cardiology...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team recently represented a client who suffered a serious injury as a result of a fall while at work.   We assisted the client with the PIAB application and process and ensured that the best evidence was provided to PIAB to ensure that the appropriate...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Amy and the Litigation Team represented a Client who suffered serious injuries as a result of being rear ended by another vehicle. Circuit Court proceedings were issued and the matter was ultimately settled without the need to go to Court following an admission of liability on the part of the Defend...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Amy and the Litigation Team represented a Client who suffered serious injuries as a result of a collision which occurred when the driver of another vehicle attempted to overtake our client. Not only did our Client suffer serious injuries, both physical and psychological, but he also suffered signifi...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Amy and the Litigation Team secured a significant award of damages on behalf of a mother who suffered injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our Client suffered significant physical and psychological injuries. Our Client’s children were also in the vehicle at the time of this coll...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Amy and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a teenager who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident which occurred during the course of a school trip.  Proceedings were issued against the school as well as the occupiers of the premises on which this accident occur...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Karen Kearney and the medical negligence team acted on behalf of a lady who suffered physical and psychological injuries as a consequence of the failure of a HSE run hospital to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy and as a consequence of which it ruptured. A claim was prosecuted in the High Court in D...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 July 2018
Karen Kearney and the medical negligence team were instructed by a young man who sustained a head injury following a fall, following which he developed a subdural haematoma. Unfortunately, due to the negligence on the part of a HSE run hospital in treating the subdural haematoma, he suffered a signi...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 29 June 2018
Cantillons Solicitors welcomes the addition of Brigid O’Donnell and Marian Fogarty to their team at 38/39 South Mall, Cork. This brings the number of Solicitors working in Cantillons to 12, with a total staff count of over 40.   Brigid joined the firm in May 2018 and is currently workin...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 08 June 2018
Cantillons Solicitors welcomes the addition of two Solicitors, Brigid O’Donnell and Marian Fogarty and two legal assistants, Patricia Sisk and Sarah O’Connor to their team at 38/39 South Mall, Cork. Brigid has joined the General Litigation team and Marian, Patricia and Sarah join the Med...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 24 May 2018
Karen Kearney on Today FM’s The Matt Cooper Show regarding Breast Check and the recent scaremongering by Professor Ann O’Doherty,National Clinical Director of the Breast Check programme and Professor Arnie Hill, Surgical Adviser to the National Control Programme, designed to deflect from...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 16 May 2018
RTE DRIVETIME - Wednesday 16th May 2018 Karen Kearney of the Medical Negligence Team in Cantillons, discusses with Mary Wilson of RTE's Drivetime the ongoing failures of the State to adequately assist the women caught up in the CervicalCheck scandal.  You can click here to listen...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 10 May 2018
TodayFM The Matt Cooper Show - Thursday 10th May 2018 Orla Kelly of the Medical Negligence Team in Cantillons, speaks on the Matt Cooper Show and states people have lost trust in health system and calls for mandatory disclosure. You can click here to listen to discussion.   ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 03 May 2018
Ella Martin tragically died on the 14th September 2015 in Cork University Hospital.  An Inquest today presided over by Coroner Philip Comyn delivered an Open Verdict of Sudden and Unexpected death of a previously healthy three year old following a brief illness.  No anatomic cause of de...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 03 May 2018
Orla Kelly of our Medical Negligence Team was delighted to speak to Joe Duffy on his Liveline show on Wednesday 2nd May 2018.  You can click here to listen to Orla's contributions to the discussion regarding the Cervical Cancer debacle.   ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 02 May 2018
Independent.ie Tuesday 2nd May 2018 Cases Against labs over cancer tests 'just tip of iceberg' See Link to article which featured on the Independent.ie with contribution from Orla Kelly, Solicitor, Cantillons Solicitors Click here to read article     ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 23 April 2018
Jody and the litigation team were successful in representing a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident at the gym.  The Defendants in this matter denied liability.  They refused to try and settle the matter in advance of the hearing.  The case ran for 2 days be...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 22 February 2018
Orla Kelly and the Medical Negligence Team were instructed by a lady who suffered chest symptoms shortly after the birth of her third child.   She attended A&E and was discharged with a chest infection. For some reason they failed to consider the diagnosis of a Pulmonary Embolism (PE) ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 30 January 2018
The Medical Negligence Team including Lyndy Cantillon and Orla Kelly acted on behalf of a lady who attended for an MRI following development of suspicious symptoms.   The MRI was mistakenly reported as normal and the lady continued to suffer and deteriorate.  A year later a repeat MRI...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 29 January 2018
Jody and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of a trip on a kerb. The Defendants in this matter, a Local Authority, denied liability.  Jody and the team successfully achieved a substantial settlement for this client without the ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 24 January 2018
Jody and the Litigation Team represented a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of being rear ended by another vehicle.   Not only did our client suffer serious injuries, both physical and psychological, but they also suffered a loss of earnings as a result of the accident. Jod...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 23 January 2018
Cantillons Solicitors is a Firm which focuses on Litigation and in particular, Personal Injuries, Medical Negligence and Commercial Litigation. The Medical Negligence Team has been bolstered with the appointment of Lyndy Cantillon and Orla Kelly as Partners.  While the Litigation Department ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 10 January 2018
Jody and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a client who was wrongfully denied cover under their health insurance policy. The insurance company took the position that the illness from which our client was suffering from was pre-existing and prior to the date of the inception of the ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 January 2018
The Medical Negligence Team including Karen Bohane and Orla Kelly acted on behalf of a lady who suffered a retroperitoneal bleed following a standard coronary angiogram procedure. It was intended that this lady would be discharged the day after this routine diagnostic procedure.  However in the...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 January 2018
Cantillons were instructed by the family of a gentleman regarding medical negligence which led to his wrongful death.  The gentleman in question underwent an MRI Scan but unfortunately the MRI was wrongfully and incorrectly reported as normal.  In the years following the MRI this man conti...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 January 2018
Karen Bohane and Orla Kelly as part of the firm’s medical negligence team represented a gentleman who suffered damage following the insertion of a replacement hip. This was a case of surgical error whereby the technique used by the Surgeon was admitted to be of a negligent standard.  This...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 January 2018
Orla Kelly and Karen Bohane were instructed by a gentleman regarding a delay in diagnosing his multiple myeloma.  Despite his vigilance in seeking medical assistance for his symptoms, unfortunately his multiple myeloma went undiagnosed due to negligence of his Consultant.   Ultimately...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 January 2018
Orla Kelly and the Medical Negligence Team acted on behalf of a gentleman who sustained significant injury following elective surgery to a repair an incisional hernia defect. Following the ill-advised surgery he developed severe complications including sepsis and organ failure. This resulted in a st...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 06 December 2017
Jody and the Litigation Team represented a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of a fall while on holidays in Spain. Although the accident happened in Spain, legal proceedings were brought in Ireland under the Package Holidays & Travel Trade Act 1995 which allows people, who have bo...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 16 October 2017
Jody and the Litigation Team represented a gentleman who suffered serious injuries to his neck and back as a result of being knocked down by a car.  The Defendant alleged that he was not responsible for the accident. In early 2017, the Defendant attempted to buy off this claim by offering minim...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 06 October 2017
Orla Kelly represented a lady who received sub-standard corrective breast surgery and as a result endured significant psychological distress and embarrassment which has a negative impact on her daily life.  The case was initially fought by the Defendants but ultimately it was possible to rea...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 06 October 2017
Orla Kelly and the Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons settled a case regarding dental negligence for a significant sum following settlement negotiations in September 2017. The lady’s Dental Practitioner performed surgery which was inappropriate for her.    As a result she ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 06 October 2017
Throughout 2016 and 2017 Karen Bohane and Orla Kelly have achieved a number of substantial settlements for the victims of the DePuy ASR Recalled Hip Devices.   A variety of substantial settlements were reached at various stages; some pre-trial, some following a part heard trial and in cert...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 06 October 2017
Orla Kelly attended a meeting at the PSI offices in Dublin to support a Pharmacist called before a meeting of the Head of Registration of Qualification in order to discuss a matter which had come to their attention.  The purpose of the meeting was to decide whether a further formal complaint wa...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 October 2017
On the 4th October 2017, Pat Daly and the medical negligence team settled the case for Martin Coleman for injuries sustained during the course of his birth at St. Finbarr’s Hospital 20 years ago.  Martin’s mother developed an acute obstetric emergency in the form of a cord prolapse ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 12 July 2017
Cantillons Solicitors were instructed by the parents of a young boy from Kerry in relation to the care that was afforded to him and his mother during the course of his birth at Cork University Maternity Hospital. The Plaintiff and his mother were under the care of a Consultant Obstetrician and Gy...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 29 June 2017
In June 2017, Susie Elliott and the medical negligence team at Cantillons reached a further substantial settlement in the case of Patricia Ingle v HSE. It brings to €10,450,000 million the total awarded to Patricia Ingle to date.   By way of background, in 2008, Ms Ingle sustained a prof...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 26 June 2017
Cantillons Solicitors were instructed on behalf of the family a man who died due to a delay in diagnosing lung cancer. The circumstances surrounding this case are that the deceased was suffering with chest symptoms and was sent for a chest x-ray, which he duly attended for at Cork University Hosp...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 12 June 2017
Melissa Gowan and Jody Cantillon of the Litigation and Probate Department were delighted to give a talk on Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives and the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 to Family Carer’s Ireland at Tuckey Street on the 12th June, 2017.   ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 May 2017
Cantillons Solicitors recently settled a case for a Farmer who developed a clot in his leg following the misapplication of a cast on his leg.   The Plaintiff injured his leg while playing sports with friends in October 2013. He attended Kerry General Hospital to have the injury investigated a...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 April 2017
In April 2017, Susie Elliott and the Medical Negligence Team settled a dental negligence case for a young lady.  In 2014, this lady attended a dental practice and the dentists in question wrongly recommended and carried out an unnecessary extraction of wisdom teeth as a result of which the lady...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 05 April 2017
Sinead and the team acted for a lady who fell over a gate post in the ground while going into work. The post was unmarked and the lady tripped over same, suffering nasty injuries. She sued her employer and received substantial compensation because of her employer’s failure to have the post/stu...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 05 April 2017
Sinead and the team acted for a man who suffered very serious injuries when a car collided with his motorbike. The accident was completely the fault of the other driver. The man suffered numerous fractures that required surgery as well as a partial amputation of his finger. Unfortunately, the man wa...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 15 March 2017
Sinead and the team at Cantillons Solicitors were instructed to act on behalf of the parents and siblings of a girl who was fatally injured as a result of an accident that happened on a farm. A claim was brought on behalf of the little girl, called a fatal claim, but as well as that her two siblings...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 14 March 2017
In March 2017, Cantillons settled a case for €15 million in final settlement of this High Court birth-injury case. It brings to €17.8 million the total awarded to Tadgh Costello; the highest award on record in the State. In achieving this record settlement, Cantillons have, once again, rai...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 14 March 2017
In March 2017, Pat Daly and the Medical Negligence Team settled a case for a lady who attended her General Practitioner with skin tags and small wart-like growths on her face and neck which she wanted removed.  The lady’s General Practitioner attempted to freeze (cryotherapy) the skin les...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 08 March 2017
Jody and the Litigation Team represented a lady who suffered serious injuries to her neck and back as a result of two road traffic accidents, both within the space of six months.  This lady was an unfortunate passenger on both occasions.  Jody and the Team successfully achieved a substanti...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 07 March 2017
Sinead and the team at Cantillons Solicitors have been contacted by numerous family members in respect of their loved ones who attended a foster home in the South East of the country some years ago. This foster home has become the subject of significant scrutiny now due to allegations of abuse at th...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 06 March 2017
Aisling O’Leary and Jody Cantillon of the Litigation Department were delighted to give a talk on the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015, at Headway’s Family Carers Day on the 6th March 2017.  Jody began the talk by outlining the current regime in relation to Capacity an...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 16 February 2017
The Litigation team acted for a woman who suffered neck pain when she was caused to fall on a wet floor in her local supermarket. The lady fell immediately as she came in the door and suffered from neck pain for a short time after the fall. Sinead and the Litigation team brought Circuit Court procee...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 02 February 2017
In November 2015, the Court of Appeal handed down its Decision in the case of Gill Russell –v- HSE.  The Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons had represented Gill Russell in the High Court, where he got a significant award for Personal Injuries he sustained during his birth.  In the...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 30 January 2017
Jody and the Litigation Team represented a lady who suffered serious injuries to her neck and head as a result of being rear ended in a road traffic accident.  Our client was stationery in her car, indicating to take a right turn when she was struck to the rear by another car.  Our client ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 26 January 2017
Cantillons Solicitors have announced a number of developments in relation to the Firm. The Firm was founded over thirty years ago by Ernest Cantillon and commenced its practice in 38 South Mall. It then moved to 39 South Mall and has grown progressively to become one of the leading litigation...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 25 January 2017
Mary Scriven Solicitor acted on behalf of a client who was involved in a road traffic accident.   The driver of the other car collided with the car that our client was driving.   Our client suffered injuries to her neck, shoulders and carpel tunnel syndrome in her right wrist as ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 25 January 2017
Mary Scriven, Solicitor acted on behalf of a client who while cycling his bike on a main road was collided with by a motor vehicle as a result of which our client was thrown from his bike and suffered a broken arm and broken ankle.   As a result of this incident our client was out of work ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 19 January 2017
Jody and the Litigation Team represented a gentleman who suffered very serious injuries to his neck, shoulders and back in a “pile up” road traffic accident.  Our client was stationery in his car when another car collided with the back of his car.  The car which collided with o...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 18 January 2017
Sinead and the team acted for a pedestrian who was struck by a van. He suffered an injury to his knee and hip as a result. The defendants sought to argue that the man had already had much of the injuries before the accident due to his age but Cantillons disputed this and argued that the man would no...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 16 January 2017
Sinead and the team acted for a man who was innocently injured whilst out cycling. The man’s bike hit a hidden pothole that the Council had tried ( and failed) to fix numerous times before. As a result, the man suffered extensive damage to his shoulder which meant that he could not return to h...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 20 December 2016
Sinead was instructed by a young woman who was a passenger in a car that was involved in a head on collision. The woman suffered a serious psychological injury, as well as a back injury that negatively impacted on the woman’s day to day life. In particular, it had a big knock on affect on her ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 19 December 2016
In December 2016, Cantillons settled a case for an undisclosed sum for a woman who tragically lost her baby boy at Wexford General Hospital in September 2012, following medical negligence in the treatment of her and her child during her pregnancy where the common but very serious condition of pre-ec...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 19 December 2016
Cantillons acted for a man who was summarily dismissed from his employment. He was called to a meeting without any notice, accused of misconduct for a minor act, and was escorted of the premises. Sinead and the team sued his employer claiming Unfair Dismissal before the WRC. The adjudicating officer...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 12 December 2016
The team acted for a taxi-driver whose car was rear-ended while he was working one morning. He suffered neck and back problems as a result and his ability to drive his taxi was affected for many months. Sinead and the team sued the driver of the car behind and the claim was dealt with by his insuran...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 24 November 2016
Cantillons settled a case for over €50,000 for a woman who had a surgical tampon left inside of her following an episiotomy procedure. In this case, the Plaintiff had given birth to her first child and required an episiotomy afterwards. The procedure was commenced by a Doctor who left the room ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 16 November 2016
Sinead Carroll and Mary Scriven successfully sued an employer for effectively dismissing their employee after many years’ service without any warning. The lady in question was called to a meeting out of the blue, accused of stealing (which she denied and was untrue) and was threatened with cri...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 08 November 2016
The medical negligence team recently compromised a claim for a 22 month old little boy, who suffered a devastating brain injury as a result of negligence at Cork University Maternity Hospital.    The baby was being breastfed after his delivery when he suffered a “sudden unexp...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 24 August 2016
A HSE worker assaulted by a patient during her course of work has settled her action for a relatively minor injury to her back and for mild PTSD against the HSE. The worker claimed that she had not received the appropriate control and restraint training from the HSE and neither had the HSE provided ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 06 July 2016
A cashier working in a busy supermarket sustained injuries to her back and to her wrist as a result of unsafe working conditions and practices.  The cashier instructed Cantillons to issue proceedings on her behalf against her employer. The case was due to be heard during the High Court in Cork ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 14 June 2016
The Litigation team acted for a mother and daughter who had the misfortune of being passengers in a car that was involved in a road accident.  Another car came from a side road and hit their car. They both ended up with back and psychological injuries and High Court proceedings were issued for ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 01 June 2016
Sinead and the Litigation team represented a man who suffered very serious injuries in a “pile up” road traffic accident. The man was stationary in his car when another car collided with the back of his car. This second car had been pushed forward because of a third car that had collided...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 01 June 2016
The Medical Negligence Team recently compromised a claim by way of mediation, for a lady who had a stillbirth as a result of negligence. A brief history of the matter is that the client’s ante-natal care was shared by her General Practitioner (“GP”) and a Consultant Obstetrician...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 27 May 2016
A worker who was viciously assaulted in a HSE run facility by a resident suffered life-changing injuries. She could no longer work having suffered physical and psychological injuries. The team argued that the HSE had failed in its duty to protect the woman. Every employee is entitled to a safe place...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 27 May 2016
The Litigation team recently represented a lady who had the misfortunate of being involved in three road traffic accidents that were not her fault. The woman  suffered severe physical injuries which forced her to change jobs. She also endured a debilitating psychological injury. The team brough...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 27 May 2016
Sinead Carroll and Ernest Cantillon recently represented a 78-year-old woman who fractured her hip after a slip and fall in Dunnes Stores. The case was bitterly fought by Dunnes who argued that she contributed to her own fall. The team argued that it was entirely the fault of Dunnes and their staff....
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 05 May 2016
Teenager struck by hurley awarded €550,000. See link below to article which featured in Irish Examiner on Saturday 23rd January 2016. http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/teenager-struck-by-hurley-awarded-550000-377767.html    ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 05 May 2016
Cantillons Solicitors are delighted to have learned that the Firm has been ranked by the Chambers & Partners researchers and investigators in respect of their independent ranking of the best lawyers throughout the world for 2016. Chambers & Partners identify the best law firms globally, whet...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 05 May 2016
Cantillons Solicitors are delighted to be nominated, again this year, in two award categories:-      Munster Law Firm of the Year (5 Solicitors)      Legal Website of the Year at the forthcoming 5th Annual Irish Law Awards. The awards ceremony will...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 05 May 2016
Chambers Europe 2016 Legal Rankings have just been published and the firm of Cantillons Solicitors is delighted to have been included. Chambers identify the best law firms globally, whether they consist of one lawyer or a thousand. Chambers Guides are the culmination of thousands of in-depth i...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 05 May 2016
Reports have emerged that the Irish Ferries Ship Epsilon sustained extensive damage following a sailing into Storm Imogen while en route from Cherbourg in France. The photographs of the freight cargo that have been released show utter devastation with vehicles and products extensively damaged. ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 12 April 2016
Sinead and the Litigation team acted for a man whose leg became detached while he was felling a tree during the course of his employment. We argued that he had not been properly trained and had not been given appropriate assistance. He had suffered a very nasty injury and was lucky that the leg coul...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 03 February 2016
Sinead Carroll and the Litigation team represented a man who fell from his bike and suffered a nasty injury to his hand. The team argued that the repair shop ,which had just returned the bike to the man, had not repaired it properly. An application was made through the Injuries Board and Sinead guid...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 17 January 2016
Cantillons Solicitors comments on the failure of  the Government to introduce statutory Duty of Disclosure to patients reported  in the Sunday Business Post. http://www.businesspost.ie/sorry-seems-to-be-the-hardest-word-leo-varadkars-u-turn/     ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 07 January 2016
See hereunder Article which featured in the Irish Examiner on the 7th January 2016, regarding Cervical Cancer Vaccine. http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/families-look-to-sue-over-vaccine-against-cervical-cancer-374796.html ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 04 January 2016
See below Article which featured in the Irish Examiner on the 4th January 2016 regarding Duty of Candour. http://www.irishexaminer.com/viewpoints/analysis/statutory-obligation-is-crucial-as-the-hse-is-still-refusing-to-admit-mistakes-374225.html ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 08 December 2015
Sinead Carroll Solicitor recently commented on this matter in the Irish Times. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/absence-of-insurance-cover-may-spark-legal-actions-over-floods-1.2457791 ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 20 October 2015
Parents of a child who was injured in a fall in a hotel bedroom and suffered a nasty gash type injury when his arm came in contact with an upturned curtain hook, instructed Cantillons who successfully brought a claim against the hotel.  The case was due to be heard in October, 2015 at the Circu...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 19 October 2015
See link below to article which featured in Irish Examiner of 19th October 2015. http://www.irishexaminer.com/viewpoints/analysis/a-new-house-and-plenty-of-assistance-add-up-to-money-well-spent-for-dylan-360030.html ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 20 September 2015
See Article from Sunday Business Post on 20th September 2015 in relation to Duty of Candour, with comments from Ernest J. Cantillon Solicitor and two Clients, Mr. Thomas Hayes (on behalf of son Dylan Gaffney Hayes) and Mrs. Ellen Flanagan (on behalf of husband Mr. John Flanagan). Photograph o...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 07 September 2015
See link below to Column as featured in the Evening Echo on Monday 7th September 2015. Evening Echo Column 7th September 2015   ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 14 July 2015
The parents of a young boy tragically killed as a result of injuries sustained whilst operating farm machinery, successfully brought a claim against the owner of the  machinery, on behalf of their son and separately then on their own behalf and on that of the boy’s brother.  Liabilit...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 May 2015
STATEMENT OF LYNDY CANTILLON 1 RE:  HIQA REPORT ON MIDLAND REGIONAL HOSPITAL PORTLAOISE As someone who practices in the area of medical negligence, I welcome the publication today of the HIQA report into the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise. I am particularly pleased to note the style ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 20 March 2015
Statement of Mary Costello and Gerard Costello Parents of Tadgh Costello Date: 20th March 2015   Today is a day we as a family have waited for almost 9 years.  It marks the end of our struggle to get justice for our very brave little boy, Tadgh.  It is also the day on which we d...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 09 March 2015
See link below to Column as featured on the Evening Echo on Monday 9th March 2015Evening Echo Column 9th March 2015...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 19 February 2015
We are delighted to announce our new weekly column in the Evening Echo newspaper commencing on Monday the 23rd February 2015. The aim of the column is to inform members of the public on issues that affect their everyday lives and businesses.  Each week we will address a reader’s legal ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 09 February 2015
On the 9th February 2015, Jody joined our litigation team. Prior to joining Cantillons Solicitors he trained in a large Cork firm which specialised in litigation work. He has now joined the litigation team and we are pleased to welcome him on board. ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 09 February 2015
See link below to Pat Daly's Article which was featured in The Irish Times on Monday 9th February 2015. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/fairer-approach-to-dealing-with-patients-will-benefit-all-1.2094401 ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 13 January 2015
Click on link below to read article www.irishtimes.com/opinion/louise-o-keeffe-victims-of-abuse-in-national-school-continue-to-be-abused-by-the-state-1.2063254 ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 12 January 2015
Parents of a young boy for whom the State had failed in the context of the provision of appropriate care and education successfully settled his claim for damages before the High Court in Dublin in January, 2015.  The case had commenced by way of an Interlocutory Application in 2009 whereby Cant...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 03 November 2014
Karen Bohane had an article entitled “Weighing up the costs of medical negligence” which comments on the proposals for pre-action protocols and case management for medical negligence cases in Ireland featured in the November edition of the Law Society Gazette. Click here to read artic...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 14 October 2014
A lady who was caused to trip as a result of an upturned mat at a busy supermarket.  She suffered significant injuries. The lady instructed Cantillons to bring a claim for personal injuries on her behalf.   The case was due to be heard in October, 2014 at the High Court in Cork and ju...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 15 July 2014
A worker, injured during the course of his employment with a chemical factory when a door swung back on his foot causing him significant injuries, sustained a crush type injury to his foot and instructed Cantillons who successfully brought a claim for him through the Injuries Board as a result of wh...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 15 July 2014
A machine operative, whilst assisting his employer in clearing out a yard, suffered a crush type injury to his left hand as a result of which he instructed Cantillons who successfully brought a claim on his behalf before the Injuries Board.  The operative was awarded a significant amount of com...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 09 July 2014
This article was published in the WOW! section of the Evening Echo on Wednesday July 2nd 2014 Download article here......
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 14 May 2014
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 02 April 2014
http://www.dsba.ie/_fileupload/parchments/Parchment_Spring_2014_p6-8.pdf   ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 11 February 2014
An office worker who complained to her employer that she was exposed to draughty conditions at her place of work ultimately suffered a nasty frozen shoulder injury and instructed Cantillons. We successfully issued High Court personal injury proceedings against her employer and the case was due to he...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 31 January 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/01/opinion/ireland-and-child-abuse.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0 ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 30 January 2014
I have only had a limited opportunity to talk to Louise but I understand that An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has issued an apology to Louise O’Keeffe for what happened to her in Dunderrow National School. Louise is grateful to An Taoiseach for his courtesy and decency and the speed with which he has i...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 30 January 2014
Pictured below Mary Scriven (Solicitor), Louise O'Keeffe, Miriam O'Callaghan and Patricia Hughes (Office Manager) ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 29 January 2014
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/irish-woman-louise-okeeffe-wins-case-against-ireland-over-school-abuse/story-e6frg6so-1226812664528...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 28 January 2014
Statement of Ernest J. Cantillon Solicitor Cork Ireland Re: Louise O’Keeffe V Ireland It has been a long journey for Louise O’Keeffe from Dunderrow National School to Strasbourg. Louise is hurt and disappointed that the Irish State continued to fight her at every step of the way. L...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 09 January 2014
We just received notification by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg that judgment will be delivered in Louise O’Keeffe’s case against Ireland on 28th January 2014. Louise was the victim of sexual abuse at Dunderrow National School, Kinsale, Co. Cork.  She has fought a ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 07 January 2014
A Bank Official who was refused early ill health retirement following illness unsuccessfully appealed same and then instructed Cantillons who successfully negotiated early retirement on her behalf.  The case was due to be heard in December, 2013 at the High Court in Dublin and just before the c...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 12 December 2013
Team members attended the Cork Bar Annual Charity Cheese and Wine Reception at the Courthouse, Washington Street in aid of Cuanlee, Marymount Hospice, Cork Simon Community and Cork Life Centre. ...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 10 December 2013
The State Claims Agency, the organisation that manages personal injury and property damage claims against the State has recently found itself in the spotlight over its handling of sensitive medical cases, especially in respect of delays in admitting liability.  Ernest J. Cantillon believes that...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 29 November 2013
STATEMENT OF JEAN GAFFNEY AND THOMAS HAYES DATED 29TH NOVEMBER 2013 RE:  DYLAN GAFFNEY We are delighted that our long fight is over.  Our son Dylan was our second child, a brother for Shauna.  Shauna's labour and delivery were complicated and she was delivered by an emerg...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 10 November 2013
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 09 October 2013
Ernest Cantillon was interviewed by irishhealth.com on the 9th October 2013.  Mr. Cantillon, who is also a board member of the Medical Injury Alliance, was asked to respond to comments made by the Master of Holles Street Hospital Dublin, Dr. Rhona Mahony.  Ernest Cantillon stressed that, i...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 12 September 2013
Deirdre Courtney, mother of Bríd Courtney who suffered brain damage due to negligence during her birth at Tralee General Hospital, spoke at a conference, jointly organised by the Rotunda Hospital and the State Claims Agency, entitled ‘The Human Cost – Cerebral Palsy Secondary to B...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 22 June 2013
The team of thirteen from Cantillons Solicitors, who ran in the recent Cork City Marathon recently presented their chosen charity, L’Arche Cork, with a cheque for €8,686. In total €4,343 was raised through direct donations from friends, associates and colleagues. This amount was s...
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Posted by Cantillons Solicitors on 18 June 2013
The litigation team acted on behalf of a client who was involved in a road traffic accident. The driver of the other car collided with the car that our client was driving and it was a severe impact. Our client suffered injuries to his neck and back as a result and also suffered shock in the immediat...
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