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Medical Negligence*

Guide to Medical Negligence*

Medical negligence has a legal definition – when a medical practitioner makes an avoidable error in the diagnosis or treatment of a patientsĀ“ illness which leads to the patient suffering. The medical practitioner could be a doctor, nurse, dentist, or anybody who is registered with the Medical Council of Ireland …

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Failure to Diagnose

A failure to diagnose health problems can have serious consequences for patients. Whether a failure to diagnose a medical condition has caused a delay in treatment and unnecessary pain to be suffered, or if it has caused serious health problems or even led to a fatality, it may be possible …

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Plastic Surgery Claims*

Important Advice about Plastic Surgery Gone Wrong Plastic surgeons have the same duty of care as any medical practitioner and, when there has been a case of plastic surgery gone wrong, it is possible to claim compensation for the injuries which you have sustained. Unlike many other personal injury cases, …

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What is Medical Malpractice*?

Any registered medical practitioner can be guilty of medical malpractice including doctors, dentists, opticians and even midwives. Medical malpractice is any avoidable action, or lack of appropriate action, by a registered medical practitioner which causes an injury or the deterioration of an existing condition. This can include: Failure to correctly …

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