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Kathrina is a solicitor in the firm’s Medical Negligence Department and divides her time between our Sligo and Dublin offices.
Prior to joining Callan Tansey, Kathrina worked in Dublin in the Medical Negligence Department of two leading Plaintiff medical negligence firms. Kathrina has extensive experience in this area, and has litigated on behalf of clients in a vast array of medical negligence claims, to include birth injuries, cerebral palsy claims, acquired brain injuries, orthopaedic injuries, cosmetic injuries, general surgical injuries, fatal claims and dental injuries. In addition Kathrina has advised and represented families whose babies died at Portlaoise Hospital, highlighted by the Primetime Investigation of tragic incidents in the maternity department of that hospital. Kathrina has represented clients in the High Court and more recently in the Court of Appeal and regularly appears for clients in the Coroners Court.
Kathrina was awarded the UCD Bank of Ireland Silver Medal in European Union Law. In 2008, she completed a Masters in Law (LL.M) in Trinity College Dublin. She was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland in 2014.
While in Sligo, Kathrina plays social hockey with Yeats Hockey Club.
In 2008 she was awarded the Barnardos Helping Hand Award in recognition of her charity work.
Kathrina was made Associate Solicitor at Callan Tansey in December 2018.
CASES OF NOTE
A verdict of medical misadventure was returned at the inquest of a man who had surgery for an aortic aneurysm.Read more
Family settle case with HSE over ‘tragic’ death of newborn son; feeding tube perforated baby’s heart
The parents of a baby boy who died eight days after his birth at Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda have settled their case against the HSE for an undisclosed sum.Read more
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The Personal Injuries Commission (PIC), has published its Second and Final Report.
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Our Caroline McLaughlin, Associate discusses, ” Do we have a Compensation Culture in Ireland”?
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