Medical Negligence – An update December 2019

Developments in Medical Negligence Litigation, 2018 - 2019 by John Healy SC. With the emergence of numerous cases coming before the Court relating to cervical screening in the past year, case law has developed significantly in this area of law. This one hour lecture deals with some of the main issues and case law surrounding cervical screening, along with  a discussion practice and procedure updates.

Topics addressed:

Part I

  • Misdiagnosis & Delayed Diagnosis
  • Developments in Liability & Damages
  • Screening Programmes
  • Morrissey & Morrissey v HSE & Ors [2019] I.E.H.C. 268
  • Morrissey: Compensated Injury, Damage, and Loss Ø Morrissey: Future Post-death Family Losses & Costs
  • Morrissey: Claims by Living Victims & Family Members
  • Determination of the Standard of Care for Screeners

Part II

  • Practice & Procedure Updates
  • Expert Reports
  • Renewal of Summonses
  • The s.8 Notice of Claim and Summons Particulars
  • Verifying Affidavits
  • Disclosure / Candour

Teaching methods:  

Discontinued 2023.

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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