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# state-claims-agency - Thursday 4 February, 2021

'It should not have happened': Holohan says basic commitment to CervicalCheck women wasn't honoured
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'It should not have happened': Holohan says basic commitment to CervicalCheck women wasn't honoured

Updated Feb 4th 2021, 9:15 PM 42,009 Views 62 Comments

Lynsey Bennett, who has two young daughters, had four smear tests between 2010 and 2016 but each time was told they were negative.

# state-claims-agency - Monday 23 December, 2019

Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade
# Steep Increase
# Steep Increase

Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade

Dec 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 17,163 Views 61 Comments

The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath via parliamentary question.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle
# Exposed
# Exposed

Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle

Oct 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 10,091 Views 10 Comments

Some of the 4,500 foster carers in Ireland said the lack of cover had left them exposed

# state-claims-agency - Monday 17 June, 2019

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case

Jun 17th 2019, 2:00 PM 14,101 Views 28 Comments

The State Claims Agency said its appeal will not relate to the decision on the award of damages.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process
# High Court
# High Court

Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 8:17 PM 26,432 Views 53 Comments

“I note that the interview panel described the respondent as ‘eager to work and learn’. But learn at whose expense?” the judge said.

# state-claims-agency - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Injuries or near-injuries of patients at Irish hospitals jumped last year
# Patient Safety
# Patient Safety

Injuries or near-injuries of patients at Irish hospitals jumped last year

Aug 12th 2018, 4:30 PM 10,367 Views 13 Comments

There were an average of 160 patient safety incidents per day last year.

# state-claims-agency - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Jul 31st 2018, 12:27 PM 12,094 Views 0 Comments

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

# state-claims-agency - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Cynical and self-serving': Morrissey family slams State Claims Agency for mediation media statement
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'Cynical and self-serving': Morrissey family slams State Claims Agency for mediation media statement

Updated Jul 27th 2018, 6:24 PM 20,710 Views 0 Comments

Ruth and Paul Morrissey have taken High Court action over her incorrectly read smear tests.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 25 January, 2018

There could be a 'dedicated' Garda unit to tackle 'increasing' insurance fraud claims
# Report
# Report

There could be a 'dedicated' Garda unit to tackle 'increasing' insurance fraud claims

Jan 25th 2018, 1:18 PM 11,460 Views 32 Comments

A report said that one of the main problems with fraudulent injury claims is that it can be viewed as a “victimless crime”.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Assaults on prison staff cost the state around €26 million over seven years
# State Claims Agency
# State Claims Agency

Assaults on prison staff cost the state around €26 million over seven years

Nov 24th 2016, 5:00 PM 7,545 Views 67 Comments

It found that 3% of prison staff (93 people) were directly assaulted by prisoners in 2015.

# state-claims-agency - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Expectant mothers experienced 75 'extreme' incidents in Irish hospitals last year
# Compensation
# Compensation

Expectant mothers experienced 75 'extreme' incidents in Irish hospitals last year

Oct 20th 2015, 1:37 PM 11,772 Views 7 Comments

The State Claims Agency said Ireland’s national incident rates are “not dissimilar to international figures”.

# state-claims-agency - Monday 21 April, 2014

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million
# Insurance
# Insurance

State Claims Agency doubles its remits to save €4 million

Apr 21st 2014, 3:12 PM 8,420 Views 8 Comments

It now covers bodies such as the Criminal Assets Bureau, Nama, and the Labour Court.

# state-claims-agency - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Compensation claims against the HSE rocket to €85 million in one year
# State Claims Agency
# State Claims Agency

Compensation claims against the HSE rocket to €85 million in one year

Mar 19th 2014, 8:27 PM 11,119 Views 17 Comments

Claims for personal injury and third party property damage increased by 55 per cent.

# state-claims-agency - Monday 9 December, 2013

HSE sorry for letter to narcolepsy sufferers, says supports will not be withdrawn
# Pandemrix
# Pandemrix

HSE sorry for letter to narcolepsy sufferers, says supports will not be withdrawn

Dec 9th 2013, 6:47 PM 17,695 Views 115 Comments

The HSE said it intends to set aside a letter sent to sufferers to inform them that supports would be withheld on the advice of the State Claims Agency.

# state-claims-agency - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities
# I Spy
# I Spy

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities

Oct 3rd 2013, 6:15 AM 4,773 Views 5 Comments

The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.

# state-claims-agency - Friday 26 April, 2013

More than €45m paid out to patients injured in HSE hospitals
# HSE
# HSE

More than €45m paid out to patients injured in HSE hospitals

Apr 26th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,628 Views 15 Comments

Figures from the State Claims Agency show that a total of €45.8 million was paid out last year.

# state-claims-agency - Saturday 26 January, 2013

24 staff at State's debt management agency have company cars
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

24 staff at State's debt management agency have company cars

Jan 26th 2013, 2:30 PM 14,975 Views 49 Comments

In addition, at least one of two company cars used by employees on work-related travel was bought after the State guarantee of the banks in 2008.

# state-claims-agency - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Over 85,000 'adverse events' recorded by HSE in 2011
# HSE
# HSE

Over 85,000 'adverse events' recorded by HSE in 2011

Oct 9th 2012, 5:50 PM 6,516 Views 9 Comments

The numbers include almost 10,000 incidents of violence, harassment, aggression and abuse.

# state-claims-agency - Friday 17 August, 2012

TD welcomes barrister fees cut
# Legal Fees
# Legal Fees

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Aug 17th 2012, 2:55 PM 6,526 Views 122 Comments

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.