The case of Kevin Barry McClintock is a tragic one that highlights an instance of double standards on the part of the Injuries Board, the government body responsible for assessing personal injury claims in Ireland. Mr McClintock was one of two people killed in road traffic accident in Donegal in 2015. A year after his [...]
It is well established that the female hormone oestrogen can cause clotting of the blood. For this reason, women using the so-called ‘third generation’ combined contraceptive pill, such as Femodene or Yasmin, which contains this hormone, are at increased risk of suffering a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), albeit that this risk is extremely low for [...]
The system that regulates claiming compensation for any injuries sustained while engaged in international air travel differs significantly from that which applies were you to have been injured in an accident which occurred in this country. Here we address some of the most common questions which we find ourselves being asked by people who have [...]
Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA) is caused when a vaccine is injected too high up on the arm resulting in an injury to the musculoskeletal structures of the shoulder. SIRVA can occur in patients who have received a seasonal flu shot in particular because the vaccine is given in the deltoid muscle of [...]
N.B. – Our clients’ confidentiality is of cardinal importance to us. This article has been drafted so as to preserve our client’s anonymity and has been expressly approved by her prior to its publication arising out of her desire to warn others of the unfairness she witnessed in the claims process. A case that I [...]
Flor was interviewed by Joe Dermody for the Business Section of the Irish Examiner, you can read the full article here.
The team at Clonakilty based solicitors McCarthy & Co. are once again finalists in the prestigious Irish Law Awards 2016 in two separate categories. This is the fourth year the firm have reached the finals of the national awards for the legal profession having been shortlisted for Legal Innovation in 2013 and then having [...]
Mitch Jackson is one of the world’s true gentlemen; he’s also an outstanding trial lawyer and a social media phenomenon. Mitch is based in California and specialises in catastrophic injury or wrongful death cases. He was California Lawyer of the year in 2013. Aside from being a busy working lawyer Mitch is a regular speaker [...]
More so than any other profession, nurses and care workers are at serious risk of sustaining career-ending and life-altering injuries while performing their everyday work-related tasks. It’s a well known fact within the profession that many nurses and health carers are forced to end their caring profession early against their will due to serious neck, [...]
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of a group of injuries known as repetitive stress injuries in which nerve damage is suffered in one or both hands. The nerves that supply the hand and wrist include the median nerve, the ulnar nerve and the superficial radial nerve. The carpal tunnel, which is located at the [...]
The official launch of Flor's new book The Solicitor's Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business; How to Turn Your Legal Practice into a Financial Success by the Minister for Justice Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD was featured in the Irish Times. Check it out here. To buy a copy of the book, go here.
The Solicitor's Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business was officially launched by the Minister for Justice and Equality Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD in the Solomon Gallery, Dublin on Wednesday, 6th May 2015. You can watch the video of the launch below. To buy your copy of the book go here. Go here now to [...]