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...

Woman Awarded Compensation for Injuries from Symphysiotomy

A woman, who underwent a symphysiotomy procedure at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in 2000, has been awarded €591,297 compensation for injuries from symphysiotomy by the High Court. Tracey Nelson (45) from Navan in County Meath underwent the procedure prior to the...

High Court Awards Compensation for a Failed Sterilisation

The High Court has awarded a mother €100,000 compensation for a failed sterilisation after the son she was never supposed to give birth to died after only six months of life. Karen Hurley-Ahern (41) from Newcastlewest, County Limerick, underwent the sterilisation...

Claim for Death after Caesarean made against HSE

A widower, who lost his wife after she had given birth to their son via a C-section procedure, has made a claim for death after Caesarean against the Health Service Executive. Dhara Kivlehan (29) from Dromahair, County Sligo, gave birth to her son – Dior –...