Category Archives: Medical Negligence

Settlement and HSE apology for woman whose breast cancer was misdiagnosed

An apology has issued to a woman whose breast cancer was misdiagnosed three times as a result of personal injury and medical negligence proceedings brought against the HSE.  The apology from the HSE arises as the Plaintiff, Olive Fahey, had to undergo a mastectomy 19 months after the initial misdiagnosis when an invasive cancer was...
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Award of €850,000 plus legal costs awarded to family of deceased woman

  Mayo General Hospital admitted liability in relation to the death of 38-year-old woman who died hours after giving birth to her second child.  The admission of liability gave rise to a settlement ruled by the High Court in the amount of €850,000 plus legal costs to the family of the deceased woman.  The sum includes...
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