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# Medical Negligence

This year
Galway University Hospital accepts failings in care of 49-year-old woman who died of breast cancer
HSE apologises to boy whose throat was corroded by button battery after delay in ordering X-ray
During this nine-day delay, the battery corroded Aaron Sikorski’s throat and he had to undergo surgery, the High Court heard.
Last year
High Court approves €1.9 million settlement in case of woman who died hours after giving birth
HSE and UHL apologise to woman who gave birth to stillborn baby 16 years ago
All time
High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth
High Court approves €12m settlement over hospital care for girl who contracted meningitis
Government's patient safety legislation blasted by doctors and patients
Patient awarded €10k over medical negligence at Mater Private Hospital
'It's time we called out the insurance industry': Courts figures show drop in number of personal injury cases
Almost a billion Euro paid out in medical negligence cases since 2014, new figures show
Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
'He only had two days in this world, no words can express my grief'
Woman receives payout of €60,000 from HSE over husband's death
Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita
Surgeon struck off for punching a patient 'like a boxer' to fix his broken cheek
New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families
HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005
Transparency in medical negligence cases could save the health system millions
More than €45m paid out to patients injured in HSE hospitals
US medical authorities revoke licence of 'Octomom' doctor