At the High Court on Wednesday, Mr Justice Kevin Cross, who previously warned if a dispute resolution system was not put in place it could be several years before all the cases were heard in the High Court, urged all those involved to put the scheme in train immediately. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has given the go-ahead for a new voluntary alternative dispute resolution system aimed at settling more than 1,000 cases brought ag(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross:    says there are 73 cases  against DePuy pending for hearing in the High Court and an estimated 1,000 cases in total. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has urged all those involved in legal actions over allegedly defective DePuy hip implants to find “innovative ways” to resolve them(...)

The fate of dozens of cases against the makers of an allegedly defective hip replacement depends on the outcome of a court hearing today. Three judges(...)

Depuy Synthes, a manufacturer of orthopaedic products, is to create 80 new jobs at its manufacturing plant in Cork. The move coincides with the offici(...)

Dozens of cases being taken against the manufacturers of allegedly defective hip replacements may be struck out following a ruling by the High Court.

Dozens of cases being taken against the manufacturers of allegedly defective hip replacements may be struck out following a ruling by the High Court. (...)

The Government’s chief scientific adviser has said the potential “long-term economic impact” of Ireland’s marine renewable energy research “cannot be (...)

The Amber centre will focus on production of discoveries that can translate into products, services and treatments in areas such as computer chip design, medical implants and pharmaceuticals. Photograph: Tim Ockenden/PA Photo

Advanced new materials for use in computing and in bioengineering are to be researched at a €58 million centre run as a collaboration between academic(...)

Thousands of Irish patients who were fitted with metal-on-metal artificial hips are to be reviewed by consultants amid concerns over high failure rate(...)

An innovative form of hip-replacement therapy, which cuts time in hospital in half, should be rolled out across t(...)