GDPR and Your Business

While the GDPR enhances rights for consumers, it also introduces new obligations for businesses. Failure to comply with data protection obligations now has serious consequences for business in that the Data Protection Commission has serious teeth and can levy fines of up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover, whichever is the greater. Consumers [...]

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Weather Update

Beast from the East Update! As many of our staff can't travel safely to our offices while the roads are covered in snow our offices will be closed on Wednesday 28 February and we will making a call on reopening as soon as it is safe to do so.  We will post here as soon as [...]

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What Is the Injuries Board and How Can You Make a Claim*?

Sometimes, succeeding in a personal injuries claim and getting the compensation you deserve takes more than just applying to the PIAB yourself. You may need a little help and expertise along the way. People in Ireland who have unfortunately been injured in an accident that was not their fault are entitled to make a claim [...]

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Transvaginal Tape Claims*: What You Need to Know

Trans Vaginal Tape Claims

Transvaginal Tape Claims*: What You Need to Know It was supposed to be a simpler and easier alternative to invasive surgery, but transvaginal tape implants have caused a world of trouble — and transvaginal mesh claims are on the rise. Surgical mesh has commonly been used since the early 2000s for a number of urogynecologic [...]

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Injury Claims* in Ireland: All You Need to Know | McCarthy & Co Solicitors

Injury Claims Ireland

Your essential guide to injury claims in Ireland, including how much you can expect to get in compensation. Personal injury covers many kinds of accidents and incidents — from slips in the supermarket, to incidents at work, car crashes and a lot more — and they can be hard to recover from as the physical [...]

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Is a Solicitor Really Necessary for Personal Injury Claims*?

help with personal injury claims

Going it alone with personal injury claims can be a tough road, so you may need some expert help along the way. Here at McCarthy & Co, we know that many people can go their entire lives without ever having to appoint a solicitor to deal with a legal problem, and that's good. But life [...]

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What to Look for in the Best Personal Injury Lawyers

Choosing a personal injury lawyer

What to Look for in Personal Injury Lawyers Successful personal injury claims* often result from the expertise of expert personal injury lawyers. Trying to find the best for you involves searching around. There can often be a perception that a lawyer is a lawyer and can handle any kind of legal issue. While that may [...]

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How Do I Go About Making a Personal Injury Claim*?

Personal Injury Claim

How Do I Go About Making a Personal Injury Claim*? The road to making a personal injury claim is not always smooth and there can be many twists and turns. Some expert legal help will help to pave the way.   For people who have been injured in an accident that they didn't cause, it [...]

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Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer for Car Accident Claims*?

Go it alone or instruct an experienced personal injury claims solicitor to drive car accident claims to success? Car accident claims are the most common types of personal injury cases made every year around Ireland. The latest figures from the Personal Injuries Assessment Board, the body that handles personal injuries claims, show that of the [...]

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Personal Injuries Claims*: How Do You Know If You Have a Case?

It’s a traumatic time when you’re injured in an accident you didn’t cause, but before you make a claim, you first have to know if you’re eligible. Being involved in an accident that wasn't your fault and becoming ill or injured as a result can lead to an array of emotional and financial problems. Making [...]

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How much time do I have to bring my medical negligence claim?

The Statute of Limitations imposes strict time limits within which an injured person must commence their claim. If you don’t commence proceedings within these very rigid time limits your claim will be absolutely extinguished, no matter how seriously you have been injured. For this reason, the need to take steps immediately if you suspect that [...]

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DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implants – Your Questions Answered

DePuy ASR and DePuy Pinnacle are both prosthetic systems were designed and manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics (which is a subsidiary of the pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson) with younger, more active hip replacement candidates in mind because they were perceived as being more resilient and having greater longevity. The Pinnacle was the predecessor to the [...]

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