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HSE Admits Liability After Young Mother Dies Following Brain Injury

HSE Admits Liability After Young Mother Dies Following Brain Injury

David O’Malley, Partner in our Medical Negligence department has represented Amanda Murphy and her family for a number of years. Amanda, a former school principal was placed on a ventilator in 2020, following a brain injury sustained in 2016. Sadly she died on 21st...

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act was signed into law on 30 December 2015.  However, a number of amendments to the Act were required and provided for in the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Act which was signed into law on 17 December 2022...

HSE apologies to family of man who died in hospital

HSE apologies to family of man who died in hospital

Johan Verbruggen of our Galway office represented the family of the late Martin Best at an inquest into his death at Mayo General Hospital. Coroner for Mayo, Mr. Pat O'Connor, was asked to conduct the inquest by the Attorney General. This followed requests submitted...

Making a Medical Negligence Claim in Ireland

Making a Medical Negligence Claim in Ireland

Everyone interacts with doctors and medical professionals during their lifetime. International Studies show between 10%-12% of patients will  experience avoidable adverse outcomes arising from their health treatment. Yet the same studies show that only 1% of those...

Work Life Balance & Miscellaneous Provision Bill 2022

Work Life Balance & Miscellaneous Provision Bill 2022

This Bill, which gives effect to EU Directive 1158/2019 on work life balance for parents and carers, quietly passed all stages in the Oireachtas on Wednesday, 29th March 2023.  Here Brian Gill, Partner and Head of Commercial Litigation at Callan Tansey Solicitors LLP,...

Cork woman with Cerebral Palsy settles case for €12 million

Cork woman with Cerebral Palsy settles case for €12 million

David O'Malley, Partner in our Medical Negligence department, represented Jane Harte, a 27 year old woman with cerebral palsy.  Ms. Harte sued over the care she received after her birth at City General Hospital in Cork.  The case was taken against retired...

Supporting Students with Autism

Supporting Students with Autism

Summerhill College in Sligo is committed to supporting students with Autism. In recent years the school has developed a dedicated ASD Resource Centre specially designed to support the holistic education of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The ASD Resource...

Callan Tansey LLP in the Community

Callan Tansey LLP in the Community

At Callan Tansey LLP we believe that our success is linked to the success of our community. We are committed to integrating our social and environmental responsibilities in our business operations. It is important to us to support the local communities close to our...

Inquest into the death of the late Linda Connell

Inquest into the death of the late Linda Connell

Our Niamh Ní Mhurchú recently represented the family of the late Linda Connell at an inquest into her death.  Ms. Connell, a 41 year old mother of one was from Trim, Co. Meath.   Admitted for Routine Surgery   Ms. Connell was admitted to Our Lady of Lourdes...

Inquest into death of retired teacher Declan Sweeney

Inquest into death of retired teacher Declan Sweeney

The family of the late Declan Sweeney, from left, his wife Noleen, son Ronan and daughters Sonia and Michelle. Photo: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin   Our Roger Murray SC recently represented the family of the late Declan Sweeney at an inquest into his death.  Mr....