Medical Negligence – An update December 2018

Developments in Medical Negligence Litigation, 2017-2018 - An update 2018

by John Healy SC

Topics addressed:

I          Liability Decisions 

  • Dineen v De Puy International Ltd [2017] I.E.H.C. 723 (defective hip implant product)
  • Cloonan v HSE & Browne [2018] I.E.H.C. 454 (psychiatric negligence)

II         Misdiagnosis & Delayed Diagnosis 

  • Recent scandals
  • Philp v Ryan [2004] 4 I.R. 241 (SC) revisited 

III       Expert Evidence 

  • SI 254 of 2016 inserting Order 39, rules 57-58 of the RSC
  • Waliszewski v McArthur & Co. Ltd [2015] I.E.H.C. 26
  • Kenneally v DePuy International Ltd [2017] I.R. 487

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