Miriam Gillick, mother of Benjamin Gillick, leaving the Four Courts after a previous High Court hearing on the case. File photograph: Courts Collins

A nine-year-old boy left brain damaged and permanently disabled after a failure to diagnose an infection when he was a baby has settled his High Court(...)

Maura Bohan noticed her son Aaron was limping after attending creche and the next day he attended the Accident and Emergency Department of Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street in Dublin, where X-rays revealed a fracture to his foot. File photograph: Getty Images

A three-and-a-half-year-old boy who fractured his right foot in a Dublin creche was on Tuesday awarded more than €12,000 in the Circuit Civil Court. (...)