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Roger Murray SC, a national leader in the area of medical law, is a partner and head of the Clinical Negligence Unit of Callan Tansey Solicitors. In recognition of his expertise, the Government, in September 2020, granted him the title of “Senior Counsel”, one of the first seventeen solicitors to receive the honour in the history of the State.
He has over 25 years’ experience in medical negligence litigation. He has concluded many landmark cases and been involved in some of the largest awards for medical injury before the courts. He has extensive experience of appearing as an advocate for bereaved families at medical inquests nationwide.
He is a widely sought-after commentator and lecturer in the area of medical law. He has lectured nationwide and spoken at events organised by the IMO, the Coroners’ Association, the Law Society, Law Schools and Bar Associations across the country.
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CASES OF NOTE
High Court Approves Interim Settlement of €3.41 Million After Virtual Mediation
The parents of a 4 year old child with cerebral palsy have welcomed the use of Mediation to help get their daughter the care she needs.
COMMUNICATION BETWEEN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC HOSPITALS NEEDS TO IMPROVE, FAMILY CLAIMS
The Limerick city coroner has recommended improved communication between private and public hospitals.
69 year old woman who suffered stroke after being discharged from Sligo Hospital awarded €710,000 lump sum plus €250,000 per year
The family’s solicitor, Roger Murray, said it was a case which was tailor-made for a Periodic Payment Order.
High Court approves settlement of €710,000 & annual care costs of €250,000 per annum in Periodic Payment Case handled by our Roger Murray, Partner
Mary Moss had continued “unknowingly” for six weeks without her medication, before she had the stroke, the court heard.
‘She absolutely adored her children’: Anorexic mum’s family remembers ‘beautiful young woman’
Sorcha O’Malley suffered from anorexia nervosa her entire adult life until her death on October 17, 2016.
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