PATHWAYS TO PROGRESS CONFERENCE 2018

Fatal Accidents on the Road

Fatal Accidents on the Road

The most recent statistics from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) (for the period from 1st January- 31st December, 2023) confirm that in 2023 there were 184 fatalities on the road in Ireland. This represents a 19% increase from 2022 figures for the same period. The...

Case Involving Toddler Who Swallows Battery

Case Involving Toddler Who Swallows Battery

One of our medical negligence solicitors acted for Aaron Sikorski who at 14 months of age, swallowed a button battery. It was alleged that despite his mother consistently telling the GP and A&E doctors of her fear that he had, an x-ray was not performed. Aaron...

What to Do If You Experience Domestic Abuse in Ireland

What to Do If You Experience Domestic Abuse in Ireland

Domestic abuse can take many forms. These include physical violence, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, intimidation, financial and economic abuse, and coercive control.  Here our Orlagh Sharkey, Head of Family Law, outlines the various steps you can take if you are...

Report examining the operation of the Coroner’s Service launched.

Report examining the operation of the Coroner’s Service launched.

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice has launched the Committee’s Report on An Examination of the Operation of the Coroner’s Service. David O’Malley, Joint Managing Partner and Roger Murray SC, Partner were invited to the launch by the committee. As joint authors...

Callan Tansey in the Community

Callan Tansey in the Community

At Callan Tansey 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 six...

What to do if you are in a car accident

What to do if you are in a car accident

Dealing with the unexpected scenario of any accident is difficult. Here our Caroline McLaughlin examines some key points to note following a road traffic accident

Conference on Neurological Injury and the Law a Huge Success

Conference on Neurological Injury and the Law a Huge Success

Our 2023 Pathways to Progress Conference was held recently at Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina.  The theme this year was Neurological Injury and the Law.  Attendees at the event, which was sold out, heard a range of expert speakers and panelists from Ireland and...

Inappropriate Medical Devices Used in Children’s Spinal Surgeries

Inappropriate Medical Devices Used in Children’s Spinal Surgeries

Medical devices play a critical role in modern healthcare, however patient safety should always remain the top priority in their use. It is one thing when a medical device malfunctions or does not have the desired effect on the patient, but the use of inappropriate...

Almost 107,000 Adverse Incidents reported to HSE last year

Almost 107,000 Adverse Incidents reported to HSE last year

New figures released by the HSE state that there were almost 107,000 adverse incidents reported to them last year.  The figures also show that in the past five years, almost 500 people suffered an adverse incident that resulted in long-term or permanent disability and...