Medical Negligence Solicitors Dublin.

Medical Negligence Solicitor DublinIn 2012 the State Claims Agency recorded 84,000 reported Medical Accidents. Last year St. James Hospital, Dublin published a report showing that 100 patients per year in that hospital suffered premature death caused by a greater than 6 hour delay in providing treatment in their A&E Department. Despite these startling statistics, just over 600 medical negligence actions were litigated according to the Courts Service statistics.

Medical Negligence is professional negligence by act or omission by a health care provider in which the treatment provided falls below the accepted standard of practice in the medical community and causes injury or death to the patient.

A health care provider is an individual or an institution that provides preventive, curative, promotional, or rehabilitative health care services to individuals, families or communities.

The following are examples of individual health care providers;







 Physical therapists

 General Practitioner GP


 Respiratory therapists



 Occupational therapists




Physician assistants, SHO's

Nurses (including advanced practice registered nurses)

Emergency medical technicians



 Clinical officers

Pharmacists (including clinical pharmacists)

Speech pathologists



Medical laboratory scientists

Medical prosthetic technicians


Social workers

Health Care Institutions
include hospitals, clinics, primary care centers, and other service delivery points.

Crucial to a successful medical negligence claim is demonstrating that the sub-standard care caused the injury or death.

Brian Morton & Co. has extensive experience dealing with a wide variety of medical negligence claims and injuries. 


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