High Court approves settlement for 12-year-old girl who only has two months to live.
On 29th April 2022, Mr Justice Coffey approved a settlement for a 12-year-old girl who only had months to live. The child sued, through her mother, the HSE and Temple Street Hospital. The Court was told by Mr Eugene Gleeson SC, that the girl was initially diagnosed with a cyst
Family settlement action against HSE over alleged negligence causing Mother’s death
Family settlement action against HSE over alleged negligence causing Mother’s death The family of a deceased woman in the Midland region settled their medical negligence action against the HSE arising out of the death of their mother from sepsis. It was alleged that the HSE failed in their duty
Exposure to violent attacks by customers or patients
All employees in Ireland have the right to work in safe conditions. The onus is on employers to take all appropriate measures to remove hazards and prevent threatening conditions. Unfortunately many employees, even those not working high-risk occupations find themselves victim to personal injury from an assault at work. The
Road Traffic Accidents Ireland
Year on year, thousands of collisions take place on our roads, causing personal injuries, vehicle damage and in some cases, death. Considering the numbers of accidents that occur, it’s no surprise that road traffic personal injury claims are the most common type of injury claim in Ireland. Being involved
What Types of Accident and Personal Injury Can I Claim For?
Suffering due to the other party's negligence can lead to loss of wages, huge medical bills and other significant issues. It is therefore vital to understand the right process of filing for a personal injury claim to get the amount that you deserve. You must understand what cases qualify for
What Is Professional Negligence?
When you come across a professional with experience in their respective field, you should expect to feel confident in their expertise. But not all professionals are the same. There are some who do their work with complete dedication and commitment and help you solve your problem, but some may be
How Do I Prove Medical Negligence in Ireland?
Whenever you face any medical emergency, the first thing which would come to your mind is getting it treated by a professional medical practitioner. But sometimes, instead of solving your problem, they may cause further problems due to their negligence during your treatment. In such a case, you can claim
How Do You Clear a Warrant?
Life is very uncertain; sometimes, you unknowingly harm another person. In such a case, you may have to bear legal consequences. The person might file a case against you, and a warrant may be issued in your name. Suppose you do not want to go to jail and have a
What Is Fair Compensation for Pain and Suffering?
In life, sometimes we experience pain and suffering due to the negligence of other people. Such incidents can cause you unforgettable losses. Sometimes this loss is irreversible and can't be quantified. It may not only break your confidence from within but also have an adverse impact on your day-to-day lifestyle.
Misdiagnosis in Medical Negligence
Medical misdiagnosis happens more frequently than many expect. It can have lasting impact on a person’s quality of life and life expectancy and a devastating effect on the levels of trust between medical personnel and patients. There are a number of medical negligence solicitors in Longford who can help you
Getting Rid of an Arrest Warrant
Getting rid of an arrest warrant is not easy. It is a time-consuming and costly procedure. You will need legal advisers who are aware of the best ways to save you from going to jail. Life is very uncertain, and it is not always possible to plan. You may have
Personal Injury – how to claim against slips, trips and falls in Ireland
The safety of public places is very well regulated in Ireland and you are protected as a consumer or worker, but there are certain steps you need to follow Trips, slips and falls are some of the most common accidents. They happen every day and by their nature, can cause
What Happens If You Have an Arrest Warrant From out of State?
An arrest warrant is a legal document that a court issues, which provides the police with the right to take specific action against a person. If an arrest warrant is issued for you, you need to take proper measures to resolve the issue and ensure you do not get arrested.
Road Traffic Accident
Road traffic accidents are unfortunately very common. No day passes without multiple accidents, throughout the country, that range from vehicle damage to passenger or driver injury or even death. And while we can be extremely careful on the road ourselves we have no control over how other drivers behave and
What Is Medical Negligence?
Medical negligence generally means improper or negligent treatment provided to a patient. This can include negligent care from a physician, or any other healthcare provider. Generally, medical negligence forms the basis for a medical negligence claim, wherein the victim asks for a specific amount from the healthcare provider, who has
Accidents at Work – do I qualify for personal injury compensation?
Employees in Ireland have many legal protections in the workplace. If you feel you have experienced an injury at work that wasn’t your fault and could have been avoided then get in touch with Baxter Mimnagh Solicitors. Accidents in the workplace are more common than you might think. According to
Mother and Baby Home Redress Scheme
The Minister for Children Roderic O'Gorman has recently stated that a new financial redress scheme for the survivors of mother-and-baby homes will be the largest in the history of the State in terms of the number of beneficiaries. Source: RTE News Minister O’Gorman estimates that the scheme will payout more
Welcome to our New Website!
We are proud to present the new website from Baxter Mimnagh. Please have a look around and familiarise yourself with the services we offer. As usual, we are available by phone 24/7 so please get in touch.
Six One On Hutch Arrest And Speaks About European Arrest Warrants
Fiona Baxter, our principal solicitor, had the opportunity to speak to RTE News about the Arrest of Gerard Hutch on foot of a European Arrest Warrant. A link to the programme is given here and you can find the transcription of the segment below. Gerard Hutch, known as the
State to reopen redress scheme for school abuse victims
The state is to reopen redress scheme for school abuse victims. You can read more of the details here in this article from the Irish Times. https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/state-to-reopen-redress-scheme-for-school-abuse-victims-1.4627031