Mr Justice Kevin Cross: said it was a ‘very tragic’ case.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The family of a man who was allegedly struck by one car before being hit by another as he lay injured, has settled its High Court action for €300,000.(...)

The Alliance for Insurance Reform has called for further clarity after a report published on Wednesday cited the “cap” on general damages in personal (...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke  used his announcement to issue a pointed rebuke to Michael D’Arcy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, about how the guidelines committee will go about its work. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ms Justice Mary Irvine was the obvious choice to chair the new judicial committee set up to issue guidelines for personal injury payouts, which are bl(...)

Natasha Perie’s father Peter holds a photograph of his daughter.

The family of a brain-dead pregnant mother-of-two who was kept on life support for almost four weeks due to concerns about the Eighth Amendment has re(...)

The van driver had been told not to drive for a year after his last epileptic seizure, just two months before the accident, a court heard

A young Co Donegal man who sustained life altering injuries after being hit by a van as he crossed a road in Dublin city centre has settled his High C(...)

MedLab cleared its 55,000 backlog of slides last week, the company confirmed on Sunday, and is no longer carrying out work for CervicalCheck.

Women may once again have to wait longer to have their smear tests examined under the State’s cervical cancer screening programme following the exit o(...)

HSE, Quest Diagnostics Ireland Ltd and Medlab Pathology Ltd say High Court ruling  introduces a standard in the relevant legal test for negligence that is incompatible with cervical cancer screening. File photograph: Dave Meehan

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal in November against a key High Court judgment in the case of terminally ill Ruth Morrissey. The appeal will ce(...)

Gearóid Hurley at the Four Courts earlier this week for his High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A farmer who suffered horrific injuries when his hand was sucked into a combine harvester has settled his High Court action on undisclosed terms. Gea(...)

Kate and Leanne Moss, daughters of the Mary Moss, outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

The HSE has apologised at the High Court to a 69-year old woman who suffered a major stroke after she was discharged from a hospital without her blood(...)

 Paul and Ruth Morrissey arrive at the Four Courts in Dublin for a High Court hearing last year. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has been asked to urgently hear an appeal against a key High Court judgment in the case of terminally-ill Ruth Morrissey. The HSE (...)

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