Russell Gill

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Ciaran Breen, director of the State Claims Agency. File photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells.

The State Claims Agency has said it is handling 117 legal claims in relation to the CervicalCheck screening controversy. Ciaran Breen, director of t(...)

Teresa Patterson, mother of Jamie Patterson, leaving the High Court in Dublin, last year. File photograph: Collins Courts

A severely disabled teenage boy’s €9.8m settlement of his action against the HSE has been increased to €13.3m as a result of a significant court decis(...)

Cars at a premium: driven by fraud and the end of a price war, the cost of insurance is set to jump next year. Photograph: David Sleator

I have a blemish-free driving record but my premium went up by 20 per cent last year. What’s going on? Some very bad things. Up until the beginning (...)

Record: former deputy chairman of Kenmare Resources Donal Kinsella leaving court with his wife Joan after he was awarded €10 million in damages in a defamation case at the High Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

Damage, and damages. In law, the latter is often the only practical, although in many cases, wholly inadequate, means of compensation for the (...)

The Court of Appeal has upheld a hugely significant High Court decision paving the way for higher damages awards for people who suffer catastrophic injuries. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Court of Appeal has upheld a hugely significant High Court decision paving the way for higher damages awards for people who suffer catastrophic in(...)

Maternity hospitals dealt with a total of 67 “extreme” incidents last year which led to permanent incapacity or death, according to figures released by the State Claims Agency

Maternity hospitals dealt with a total of 67 “extreme” incidents last year which led to permanent incapacity or death, according to figures released b(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross has fixed the rate of return or discount in the Gill Russell case, a test case, at 1 per cent.

An eight-year-old severely disabled boy who suffered brain damage at birth has been awarded €13.5million by the High Court. The award was made to Gill(...)