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Mr Justice Garrett Simons approved the settlement arising from the death of Rose O’Malley at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The family of a woman who died of sepsis due to peritonitis has secured a €68,000 settlement of their action against the HSE over alleged negligence i(...)

The Government is braced for potential legal actions given that the previous administration was warned by the then attorney general that the calculated grades process had ‘legal vulnerabilities’. Photograph: Getty Images

Lawyers say the release of teachers’ estimated percentage marks for Leaving Cert students on Monday is likely to result in a flurry of legal actions f(...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley said ‘all students were treated fairly and equitably’.  Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Lawyers have reported a surge in queries from parents and teaching staff in fee-charging and grind schools who feel they lost out under the new calcul(...)

Kevin Kivlehan with his wife Dhara Kivlehan. Earlier this month in the High Court, the HSE agreed to pay almost €800,000 damages and unreservedly apologised to the family of Ms Kivlehan who  died shortly after her baby son was born in Sligo General Hospital.

Details have emerged of the death of another young woman after giving birth at Sligo General Hospital. Sally Rowlette (36) of Dromore West, Co Sligo d(...)