Personal Injury Litigation*, General Litigation & Debt Recovery
Telephone: 071 966 2019
John qualified as a Solicitor in 1996 and is an accomplished litigator with almost 20 years experience.
John is Joint Managing Partner and Head of our General Litigation Department and deals mainly with personal injury, fatal injury, professional negligence, medical negligence and product liability litigation.
John also specialises in defence insurance litigation and advises in relation to all aspects of insurance litigation including catastrophic personal injuries, employers’ liability, public liability, product liability, MIBI and motor claims. He has developed long term business relationships with the insurance sector and has established a strong reputation as a leading advisor within this area.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.
CASES OF NOTE
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) wants the High Court to overturn a costs order made against it by a District Court Judge. District Judge Kevin Kilrane had described GSOC’s investigation into a road accident involving a couple and an off-duty Garda as...read more
“We’ve lost someone so precious.”
In July 2015 Melissa Patterson was just 18 years old when she was hit by a car and killed while out walking on the N60. So far in 2017 12 people have died so far on our roads, seven of those deaths have been pedestrians.
We spoke to Melissa’s mother Carmel and her twin sister Belinda who are appealing to the Government to reduce speed limitsread more
THE family of a Castlebar teenager who died in a road-traffic accident have said that they hope her death will not be in vainread more
A PENSIONER has told of the horror moment she caused a road accident which claimed the life of a teenager.read more
A jury at the inquest into the death of an 18-year-old woman, who died in a traffic collision in 2015, has returned a verdict of accidental death.read more
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RECENT BLOG POSTS
The Personal Injuries Commission (PIC), which was established following the Cost of Insurance Working Group Report on the Cost of Motor Insurance in January 2017, has published its Second and Final Report.
Our Johan Verbruggen spoke on The Keith Finnegan Show, Galway Bay, on Medical Negligence & the Audiology Scandal The Keith Finnegan Show
We have reached a watershed moment in the history of this country’s health system. The tragic circumstances of Vicky Phelan’s diagnosis with cervical cancer are becoming more disturbing, as new information is revealed.
Niamh Ni Mhurchu: This ‘defending the indefensible’ cannot continue – we owe these women systemic change
We should never have heard of Vicky Phelan or Irene Teap or Emma Mhic Mhathúna or any of the other women affected by the cervical cancer scandal.
Solicitor David O’Malley joined MidWest Radio on the Tommy Marren Show to discuss the issue of candour and how the HSE …
Roger Murray, talks about the circumstances surrounding the cases of missed and delayed diagnoses at University Hospital Kerry ..
It’s that time of year when we’re back at work after the Christmas break and making all kinds of New Year’s resolutions….
The Personal Injuries Board Commission, which was establised following the Cost of Insurance Working Group Report ….
Our Caroline McLaughlin, Associate discusses, ” Do we have a Compensation Culture in Ireland”?
Caroline McLaughlin presenting Shauna Craig of Carndonagh Community School The Callan Tansey Dilseacht Award.
In the past few weeks a woman was awarded €20,000 for banging her knee off a table leg that happened to be covered by a table cloth in a hotel.
For first-time buyers, the process of buying your own home can be daunting and seems to come with a language all of its own.
Anthony Hopkins recently graduated from UL with a 1st Class Honours Degree in International Commercial Law.
ISME Autumn Briefing session in Clarion Hotel, Sligo
Winners of Dilseacht Award 2016