Almost €250m paid in Medical Negligence Claims during 2017

The State Claims Agency (SCA)  has revealed that a record figure of €248.88m was paid in medical negligence claims during 2017. This figure is an increase of 20.6% on the amount paid out during 2016, €206.4m in total. In the report released by the State Claims Agency,...

European Medicines Agency Reviewing Use of Epilim

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is currently reviewing the use of Epilim to treat cases of Epilepsy following a number of report that have linked it to instances of birth defects and disability. Epilim, a drug which Epilepsy Ireland has urged doctors not to...

Report Reveals Most Common Clinical Incidents in Ireland

The State Claims Agency has published a report revealing the most common clinical incidents in Ireland and the cost of settling clinical negligence claims. The report – National Clinical Incidents, Claims and Costs – covers the period between 2010 and...