Medical Negligence occurs when a doctor or medical attendant makes a mistake which results in an injury to their patient.
- Accident and Emergency Cases
- Birth Injury Cases
- Cosmetic Surgery Cases
- Delay in Diagnosis
- Child Psychology Services – Misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis
- Dental Negligence Cases
- Fatal Injury Cases
- GP & Consultant Negligence
- Obstetrics & Gynaecology Cases
- Skin Infection Cases
- Surgical Negligence Cases
- Vaccination Cases
At Berwick, we have over 30 years of experience in medical negligence cases, with dedicated solicitors specialising in medical malpractice.
In medical negligence cases, you need the reassurance of our expertise, in addition to our understanding of the serious impacts of your injuries. We take the time to get to know you, your injuries and how your life has been affected. We can guide you through every step of your case. We are privileged to have helped many people across Ireland to achieve successful outcomes in medical negligence cases.
For a no-obligation consultation with Martin Kerrigan, Solicitor – Medical Malpractice, get in touch today.
*In contentious business, a solicitor is not permitted to charge a percentage of damages awarded for legal costs.
Our Medical Negligence Team
Medical Negligence / Medical Malpractice / Clinical Negligence
Medical Negligence statute of limitations Ireland
A case for Medical Negligence / Medical Malpractice / Clinical Negligence must be taken within two years of the date on which the injury was sustained or from the date of knowledge that a breach in duty of care occurred.
Do I have to submit my claim to the Injuries Board?
No, unlike other personal Injury claims arising out of accident claims or negligence claims, an injury claim for Medical Negligence / Medical Malpractice / Clinical Negligence is not submitted to the Injuries Board. Most injury claims for Medical Negligence are processed through the Circuit Court or the High Court depending on the level of damages anticipated in each case. They seldom go through the District Court and never through the small claims court.
I think I have a Medical Negligence claim, what should I do?
If you think you may have a claim arising out of medical negligence / medical malpractice / clinical negligence, you should immediately contact Berwick Solicitors – Medical Negligence Solicitors, for legal advice. Failure to contact us immediately could result in you being prohibited from taking a medical negligence case. We will review the details of your treatment with you and provide you with legal advice.
When I first considered approaching a solicitor in regards to an injury I suffered, I wanted to find a solicitor who was straight talking, genuine and trustworthy. I Berwick Solicitors, I found the perfect combination of calmness, consideration and communication. I found them reassuring and thoughtful, fully explaining the process and constantly keeping me informed.
I would like to thank Berwick Solicitors for your help with my case. The results were outstanding and I appreciate your honesty and support. I am pleased with the outcome and your handling of my case. Martin Kerrigan has been an excellent source of help in this case. He always made me feel super comfortable when decisions had to be made. He would always explain all situations to me and gave me plenty of time before making any decisions and that is all the customer needs. I will gladly recommend your services to any of my friends or family that may ever need it. Thank you again for all the staff that contributed for the success of this case.
Thanks to everyone at Berwick Solicitors for the successful outcome of my case. My case was dealt with in a very professional way. You were helpful and understanding of my injuries.
Would recommend all at Berwick Solicitors Galway. Very helpful and friendly staff.
Honest and approachable. Very happy with the outcome of my case.
I found when you dealt with clients it was done in a very caring manner as in you knew what the client wasgoing through,
Keep up the good work. Thanks.