Medical Negligence Claims & Compensation
We are passionate about what we do and we believe in putting our clients first. We achieve results through had work, a passion for excellence and a commitment to you, our client.
As a nation, we are all indebted to the talented healthcare workers who strive to look after us when we need them most. Although we all value them, we also must recognise that individuals and the systems they work in make mistakes sometimes. Unfortunately, when this happens in the context of healthcare, the consequences can be significant for the patient. When that happens, Augustus Cullen is here to help.
We are a leading firm of medical negligence solicitors based in Dublin, Wicklow & Wexford
We are committed to and not afraid of fighting meritorious cases no matter how difficult and complex. We are interested in making a genuine difference to real people who need help and who have been injured by the deficiencies in our health system.
Our team of medical negligence experts will seek to secure you compensation for things such as:
- Your pain and suffering.
- Professional care, assistive technologies and home alterations.
- Ongoing medical care and rehabilitation.
This list is not exhaustive. Your medical negligence expert will argue for compensation to pay for anything you require to live the most comfortable and independent standard of living available to you.
The medical negligence claims process in Ireland
Our process is designed to remove the stress from your clinical negligence claim so that you can focus on your recovery. Your solicitor will keep you updated throughout and you will appropriately guided. Medical negligence cases can be complex and many of them can take years to complete. That’s why the process can be very different on a case to case basis.
If you would like to know more, read: The medical negligence claims process.
Why choose Augustus Cullen Law’s medical negligence claims solicitors?
Augustus Cullen Law has successfully acted in a high volume of medical negligence claims for patients and their families.
Despite the potential complexity associated with these types of cases, you can be assured that our medical negligence solicitors will investigate all aspects of your case and act in your best interest at all times. We have a reputation for our empathy and professionalism, earned through decades of experience.
Will I have to go to court for my medical negligence claim?
The majority of medical negligence claims are settled during mediation and do not reach Court. In Ireland, there is a very low percentage chance that a medical negligence case will go to Court. Should your case fall within the minority that do require a Court date, you can rest assured that our team is highly experienced and will be prepared to the highest level.
Our medical negligence solicitors acted in the case that is now applied to every medical negligence case in Ireland
Our firm acted for the Plaintiff in the first ever successful cerebral palsy action brought in Ireland against a maternity hospital. The case of Dunne v The National Maternity Hospital 1989 was the landmark case which laid down and established the principles of medical negligence law in Ireland. Consequently, the six “Dunne Principles” are now applied to all cases of medical negligence and professional negligence before the Courts.
Speak with a medical negligence claims solicitor today
If you suffered as a result of medical negligence and need advice, Contact Us without delay.
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