More than €85 million in compensation awards achieved for our clients
The firm achieved record compensation awards of more than €85 million for its clients this calendar year in settlements or Court judgements. The firm has resolved over 60 cases this year for its clients. The sum of €85 million is believed to be a record annual amount achieved by any Irish legal practice in respect of Medical Negligence Litigation.
The more than than 60 cases resolved in the past year included birth injury claims, failure to diagnose cancer (oncology actions), negligent diagnosis and management of heart disease, mismanagement of fractures, vaccine damage claims, surgical injuries and negligently performed gynaecological surgery.
The largest award achieved for an individual client which was a record award for a birth injury claim in this country with a judgement of €30 million for a 14-year-old boy with cerebral palsy caused by negligent management of his birth.
Ms Gillian O’Connor, Managing Partner, commenting today said,
“We are delighted to have achieved these outcomes for our clients who have suffered terrible injuries and loss because of substandard medical care. No amount of money can ever compensate for what has been lost. However, we are happy that the results we have achieved for our clients will go some way towards making their lives more comfortable. We are committed to continuing with our efforts in the future, to fight for justice, accountability and proper fair compensation for clients who have been so badly let down by the deficits in our health system ”.