Developments in the DePUY ASR hip recall in Ireland

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RELATED BLOG ENTRIES VISIT OUR DEDICATED DePUY HIP IMPLANT RECALL PAGE Many of our clients who have been affected by the worldwide DePuy ASR hip recall which was announced in August of last year have by now received the results of their blood tests to identify the levels of cobalt and [...]

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Do I Have a Claim for Medical Negligence?

It is a sad fact of life that, relatively frequently, bad things happen to people who undergo medical treatments. Some complications are very minor in nature and, while inconvenient and unpleasant for a period, they are eventually remedied, either by the body’s natural healing mechanisms or by further corrective medical treatment. On the other hand [...]

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“NO WIN NO FEE” NO WAY!

“No win, no fee” (sometimes described as "no foal, no fee”) is the way most accident claims or medical negligence claims in Ireland are taken. The solicitors and the barristers are only paid if the case is successful. The flip side of this is that they will only take the case if they think it [...]

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DePUY ASR – WHAT LEVELS OF COBALT AND CHROMIUM ARE SAFE?

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RELATED BLOG ENTRIES VISIT OUR DEDICATED DePUY HIP IMPLANT RECALL PAGE The Health Service Executive (HSE) last week stated that 2,022 of the approximately 3,500 patients affected by the recall of DePuy ASR hip implants have at this stage attended for their initial recall appointment, with the remainder to be dealt [...]

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DePUY ASR HIP RECALL – HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE TO BRING MY CLAIM?

Most people are aware that if you suffer from personal injuries because someone did something they shouldn’t have done, or they didn’t do something they should have done – the fancy legal word for which is ‘negligence’ – you’re entitled to be compensated by that person who caused you to be injured. While proving that [...]

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