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.
Parents welcome new hospital guidelines after baby’s death
Parents of a baby boy who died four days after birth at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital say they take comfort from new guidelines introduced following his death.
Man, 67, died two months after removal or aortic aneurysm
A verdict of medical misadventure was returned at the inquest of a man who had surgery for an aortic aneurysm.
Hospital apologises to man whose leg was amputated after angiogram
Letterkenny University Hospital has apologised in the High Court to a man whose leg had to be amputated ….
Family’s car ‘doing U-turn’ at time of fatal Wexford crash
An American woman who lost her entire family in a horrific Wexford collision just days before Christmas said the truck driver involved remains in her daily prayers.
‘He was our wee fighter’ – parents of baby Cormac who died after milk feed
Baby Cormac was born with a congenital heart defect weighing 1.6 kilograms at 36 weeks gestation on June 13 2016.
Family ‘tormented’ by how father was treated in Mayo emergency department
The family of an 82-year-old man who died after being admitted to Mayo General Hospital following a traffic collision four years ago have said they have been tormented every day…..
Father slams ‘legislative failure’ which forces children with cerebral palsy to come before courts
The president of the High Court has approved a further payment for a young girl with cerebral palsy, bringing to €3m total payments agreed to date
Minister urged to introduce duty of candour in medical negligence cases
The solicitor for a family, which has agreed a settlement with the Health Service Executive, has called on the Minister for Health to bring in the duty of candour for all medical negligence court cases.
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.