€10.5m settlement for boy’s birth injury

The High Court has approved a settlement of €10.5 million in the case of a 12-year-old boy who was brain injured around the time of his birth. Sam Forde from Glenview Park in Sligo, sued the Health Service Executive for negligence and breach of duty over the...

Family settle case over death of 88-year-old man in hospital

The family of an 88-year-old man who died 13 days after he was admitted to Sligo General Hospital has settled a High Court action over his death on confidential terms. Doireann O’Mahony BL told the court there was a “catalogue of errors” in the care provided to John...

Parents welcome new hospital guidelines after baby’s death

The parents of a baby boy who died four days after birth at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, say they take comfort from new guidelines introduced following his death. Danny Ryan was born following an emergency Caesarian section in October 2017. At an inquest at...
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