Statute of Limitations for Medical Negligence Cases

There is a new provision in the Legal Services Bill 2015, (which has yet to be enacted) that will give injured parties up to three years to make a medical negligence claim, the current time period being two years. As medical cases are inherently complicated, the date from which the time runs is not always …

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Thomas Norris to Speak at The BOI Buying a Home Event with Dermot Bannon

Whether you’re a property professional, thinking of buying a home or considering a fixer-upper, this event will provide a rare opportunity to hear insights from industry experts including celebrity Architect, Dermot Bannon. Thomas Norris will join a distinguished panel of speakers and will be talking about the legal process of obtaining and drawing down a mortgage. …

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Consequences for Directors of leaving a company to be struck off

Due to the financial difficulties that many businesses are currently experiencing, many directors and shareholders of companies are tempted to simply abandon the company without arranging for the appointment of a liquidator to wind up the company. Members Voluntary Liquidation To place a company into a Members Voluntary Liquidation, the directors must follow a Summary …

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The Rise of Ransomware

Incidents of cybercrime have been steadily rising over the last number of years in Ireland. In recent months there have been reports of a particular type of software being used which encrypts a computer and demands payment for the encryption key. This type of software has appropriately been named “ransomware”.

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MW Keller & Son recently secured a verdict of medical misadventure

MW Keller & Son recently secured a verdict of medical misadventure at the Coroner’s Court in Cork. Click on the following links for more information: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/baby-suffered-brain-damage-and-died-after-hospital-missed-warning-signs-1.3154054 http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/quoti-brought-my-son-home-in-a-tiny-white-coffinquot-parents-welcome-medical-misadventure-verdict-797792.html

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Capital Acquisitions Tax and Disclaiming Gifts/Inheritances

Most people who have ever received a gift, inheritance or dealt with a Discretionary Trust will be aware of Capital Acquisitions Tax (hereinafter called CAT). The focus of this article is to illustrate the benefit of disclaimers in relation to CAT. CAT is set at a rate of 33% for gifts or inheritances and depending …

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