Lihong Wang, from Drumcondra, Dublin, whose son, Yan Sun, settled his case against the HSE for €1.85 million. Photograph: Collins Courts

A boy who has had to have a kidney transplant, and will need another two in his lifetime, has settled for €1.85 million his High Court action over his(...)

Patricia Carrick of Oranmore, Co Galway, along with her husband Damien, has sued the Health Service Executive, claiming that failures in care on the balance of probability delayed a cancer diagnosis.

A woman who is terminally ill with cancer has launched a High Court action claiming smear tests taken under the national screening programme were alle(...)

CervicalCheck campaigner Ruth Morrissey. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The funeral of CervicalCheck campaigner Ruth Morrissey is to take place in Limerick on Wednesday. Ms Morrissey (39), who died on Sunday following a (...)

Ruth Morrissey’s smear tests carried out in 2009 and 2012 had been incorrectly reported. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The State did not apologise to CervicalCheck campaigner Ruth Morrissey for the “magnitude of harm” caused by the misreading of her smear and “now it i(...)

The five-judge court’s decision in the Ruth Morrissey case will impact on other cervical cancer cases and the work of the Cervical Check tribunal. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has dismissed appeals by the HSE and two laboratories over key High Court findings concerning the proper “standard of approach” to b(...)

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(...)

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