A recent High Court decision could place an even greater burden on employers when conducting internal disciplinary processes.
Draft legislative proposals that aim to address current employment issues such as zero hour contracts, low hour contracts and banded hours have been approved by the Irish Government.
Drivers across Ireland have been urged to support the fourth UN Global Road Safety Week, which ran from 8th to 14th May.
Sherwin O’Riordan represented a Plaintiff in a complex medical negligence action in 2016; Thomas Hill-v- Health Service Executive  IEHC 746. The Plaintiff was successful in his negligence claim against the HSE for significant disability caused by the accidental tear of his ureter while removing a kidney stone in 1998. Through dedication and diligence Sherwin O’ Riordan’s litigation team delivered an effective and successful case that ultimately resulted in considerable damages being awarded to our client. The judge acknowledged that the ongoing chronic pain and psychological problems Mr. Hill continues to suffer entitled him to substantial damages. The Plaintiff was awarded €701,000, which included over €400,000 for lost earning to date and in the future, in addition to €250,000 general damages. This was a landmark case representing the epitome of legal and medical complexity and we were happy to be able to litigate this case successfully for the Plaintiff.Elaine McNally, senior associate in the firm advised Mr. Hill.
If you were given an interest in the property of someone else - for example you loan someone money in exchange for a charge over their land - you must make sure your interest is registered over their property as soon as possible. If you don’t, you risk being left without any security or recourse against the borrower.
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