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Issues to be Aware of When Instigating a Birth Injury Claim

Issues to be Aware of When Instigating a Birth Injury Claim - McCarthy Solicitors

If you are considering bring a birth injury claim for compensation than the following article contains answers to common questions that are asked and discusses some issues to be aware of when instigating a birth injury claim. Am I always entitled to compensation if I suffered an infection after giving birth? Most definitely not. Most [...]

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Stay Safe – Online and Offline


We are particularly fortunate here at McCarthy + Co. in that much of our business had been done online even before the pandemic struck and we have been dealing with clients all over Ireland remotely for years.  This has meant that we have had the technology and systems in place to be able to continue [...]

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Understanding the Common Types of Birth Injuries

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Having a child is an occasion of great celebration and joy and for the majority, this is the case. In some instances, however, where perhaps there was some medical fault, it can result in injury to the child or mother causing great distress to a family. In this article, we aim to answer some of [...]

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Help To Buy Scheme – What You Need To Know

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In July of 2020, the Government announced that, as part of the stimulus package, there would be an increase in the amount of relief that first-time buyers may obtain on purchasing or self-building a newly constructed dwelling house under the Help to Buy Scheme. Under this scheme, the maximum relief available had been temporarily increased [...]

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We Have Statements of Truth!

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The statements of truth are available for use in law in Ireland. The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 was signed into law by the President on 6 August. On 15 August the Minister signed the relevant Commencement Order, which you can see here. Statements of truth are contained in Part 3 of the Act, [...]

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Urgent Change to Affidavits Required By Covid-19 Pandemic To Enable Access to Justice

We have all restricted our activities as directed by the Government to do what we can to slow the spread of the Covid-19 Corona Virus. While legal services have been designated as essential services, legal practitioners have also restricted activities to those that are essential and that can be delivered safely. This involves most people [...]

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Flor McCarthy Personal Injury Solicitor Interviewed on The Sweeney Show Podcast

Flor was delighted and honoured to have recently been invited to be interviewed on The Sweeney Show Podcast. During the interview, Flor and David Sweeney covered many topics training from Flor’s early years in law to the present day and navigating our current (COVID-19) situation. Flor talks about how he can draw from past experiences [...]

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West Cork Business & Tourism Awards 2019

West Cork Business & Tourism Awards 2019 We’ve had quite a year here in McCarthy + Co. Solicitors. From our delight at our Business All-Star accreditation back in March, to our win at the Irish Law Awards in June. We then got word that we had been shortlisted for not one but TWO awards at [...]

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Irish Law Awards Final 2019

In recent news, we are honoured to have been nominated for four awards at this year’s Irish Law Awards. We are so proud of our team here and due to their continual hard work, we are delighted to be finalists within the following categories: Legal Executive of the Year – Deirdre O’DonovanPersonal Injury/Medical Negligence Law [...]

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4 Most Common Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Common workplace injuries

Workplace accidents and injuries are common occurrences. They often vary in severity yet a lot of people forget or may not be aware of the fact that it’s possible to receive compensation for genuine injuries. Four of the most common accidents at work Slipping and Tripping: When an employee slips or trips and falls while [...]

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Cliodhna’s Commercial Property Diploma

Cliodhna O'Regan

Cliodhna was in Dublin recently to receive her Diploma in Commercial Conveyancing. Cliodhna took on the challenge of this demanding additional qualification at the same time as coming back to work with us in 2018. It shows Cliodhna’s commitment and determination to excel in her profession in taking on an enormous additional challenge during what [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Road Traffic Accidents

IN THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT What’s the first thing that I should do if I’ve been in an accident? This is a no-brainer. It should be a matter of absolute priority that you establish that you, any passengers in your vehicle, and any other individuals involved in the accident are not seriously injured. If [...]

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