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Enduring Power of Attorney Explained

Enduring Power of Attorney Explained

Everyone knows the importance of making a Will, but have you considered making an Enduring Power of Attorney? Here Christopher Callan, Partner, outlines the advantages of having an Enduring Power of Attorney and the risks that arise if you do not. What is an Enduring...

MAKING A WILL IN IRELAND

MAKING A WILL IN IRELAND

One of the most important things you will do in your lifetime is to make a Will. Christopher Callan, Partner at CallanTansey Solicitors, addresses the questions that we are most frequently asked about making a Will.

Sepsis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Sepsis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

The World Health Organisations first Global Report on sepsis found that death from sepsis accounts for 20% of all deaths worldwide. Sepsis kills 11 million people each year. Here Johan Verbruggen outlines the symtoms causes and treatment of sepsis and how we support...

Why We Need The Provisions Of The Patient Safety Bill  (2019)

Why We Need The Provisions Of The Patient Safety Bill (2019)

None of us expect to be harmed as a patient in healthcare.  Yet in Ireland as many as 1 in 8 patients suffer harm while using using healthcare services.  Here our Johan Verbruggen addresses queries he has received about the Patient Safety Bill(2019), which is currently before the Dail.

Medical Negligence Claims for Cancer Misdiagnosis or Late Diagnosis

Medical Negligence Claims for Cancer Misdiagnosis or Late Diagnosis

We represent many clients who have had a cancer misdiagnosis or late diagnosis. A cancer diagnosis can cause upset, stress and anxiety to the patient and their loved ones. A misdiagnosis or late diagnosis of cancer can lead to even more distress, and feelings of...

Benefits of Trauma Informed Practice

Benefits of Trauma Informed Practice

Trauma informed practice elevates client care skills and helps solicitors connect with their clients, creating better legal outcomes and more robust advocacy. Our Caroline McLaughlin, Partner in our Personal Injuries Litigation Department, participated in the recent...

Periodic Payment Order: Plaintiffs Need A Workable Solution

Periodic Payment Order: Plaintiffs Need A Workable Solution

The requirement for plaintiffs in catastrophic injuries cases to return to court time and time again seeking interim payments is cruel and unfair according to David O’Malley, Partner at Callan Tansey Solicitors. This could be avoided if legislation was amended to...

Women’s Health: The Impact of Delayed and Missed Diagnosis

Women’s Health: The Impact of Delayed and Missed Diagnosis

A recent study has found that women’s health concerns are often blamed on emotion, stress, age, hormones and even their imagination. This gender bias and ‘medical gaslighting’ is leading to delayed and missed diagnosis for women across Ireland. Orlagh Sharkey, Senior...

Birth Trauma and Increased Risk Of Autism

Birth Trauma and Increased Risk Of Autism

April is World Autism awareness month. To mark this AsIAm, Ireland’s National Autism Charity, launched a new report highlighting the challenges autistic people experience in Ireland. A key finding was that 89% of Autism ID cardholders believe that that the Irish...

New Sick Leave Entitlements: What You Need To Know

New Sick Leave Entitlements: What You Need To Know

The draft Sick Leave Bill 2022 has been signed off by the Cabinet and will now go before the Seanad and Dail for approval. It is the latest in a series of initiatives from An Tanaiste and Minister for Enteprise Trade & Employment Leo Varadkar aimed at...

The Impact of the New Personal Injuries Guidelines

The Impact of the New Personal Injuries Guidelines

The new Personal Injuries Guidelines commenced on April 24 2021.  Published by the Judicial Council, they set new guideline levels for personal injury compensation in Ireland. The objective was to bring greater consistency across personal injuries awards and to...

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