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Medical Negligence Solicitors

Medical Negligence occurs when a doctor or medical attendant makes a mistake which results in an injury to their patient.

Medical Negligence Solicitors Dublin, Galway & Clare

Berwick Solicitors takes pride in serving communities across Ireland, extending our expert legal services to Dublin, Galway and Clare. Each of our locations is served by dedicated solicitors who have honed their skills in medical negligence cases, bringing localised insights and a deep understanding of the challenges specific to these regions.

Our medical negligence solicitors have been carefully selected for their knowledge, experience and commitment to serving our clients. Over the years, they have successfully represented clients in complex cases that span from misdiagnosis, birth injuries to surgical negligence and more.

We believe that your proximity to one of our offices in Dublin, Galway, or Clare should not determine the quality of your representation. Thus, irrespective of your location, we ensure that you have access to the collective expertise of our entire team. This collaboration has allowed us to achieve consistent results, regardless of the complexity or nature of the medical negligence case at hand.

As medical negligence solicitors, we also understand the profound effects such cases can have on you and your family’s life. That’s why our solicitors provide more than just legal representation; they offer a compassionate, understanding approach that respects your experiences and feelings. From your first contact with us to the final resolution of your case, we’re here to provide guidance, support and unwavering representation.

With Berwick Solicitors, you’re choosing a firm that combines national expertise with local knowledge. You’re choosing a team that will fight for your rights and seek the result you deserve, while providing a personalised, empathetic service.

Whether you’re in Dublin, Galway, Clare or elsewhere in Ireland, our medical negligence solicitors are here to serve you with the highest standards of legal expertise and client care. Reach out to us today and take the first step towards achieving justice and regaining control over your life.

Case Types

Medical Negligence Solicitors with Proven Success

Berwick Solicitors brings over 30 years of in-depth experience to bear on every medical negligence case we handle. Our dedicated team of solicitors, led by Martin Kerrigan, specialises in medical malpractice, a unique domain requiring specialised knowledge and a nuanced approach.

Our Approach to Medical Negligence

We understand that medical negligence claims stem from traumatic experiences that have serious, often life-changing impacts. At Berwick Solicitors, you will find more than just legal experts – we are empathetic advisors committed to understanding your unique situation.

In addition to our professional legal guidance, we provide much-needed support during these difficult times. We’re here to listen, understand and represent your interests effectively. We’ll guide you through every step of your claim, ensuring that you are well-informed and confident throughout the process.

Your Next Steps

Take the first step towards resolving your medical negligence claim by arranging a no-obligation consultation with our leading medical negligence solicitor, Martin Kerrigan.

Contact us today to begin your journey towards justice and compensation.

*In contentious business, a solicitor is not permitted to charge a percentage of damages awarded for legal costs.

Our Medical Negligence Team

Martin Kerrigan Solicitor

Martin Kerrigan


FAQ Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence / Medical Malpractice / Clinical Negligence

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.

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.

Medical negligence, also known as medical malpractice, occurs when a healthcare provider fails to provide a standard of care that a reasonably competent healthcare provider would have provided in a similar situation, resulting in harm or injury to the patient.

A medical negligence solicitor represents and guides clients who have experienced harm due to medical negligence. They help clients understand their legal rights, gather evidence, file lawsuits, negotiate settlements and represent them in court if necessary.

In Ireland, you generally have two years from the date of the incident or from the date you became aware of the negligence (also known as 'date of knowledge') to make a medical negligence claim. However, there are exceptions, so it's advisable to consult a solicitor as soon as possible.

Berwick Solicitors handles a wide range of medical negligence cases, including but not limited to Accident & Emergency Negligence, Birth and Brain Injuries, Cancer Misdiagnosis, Cosmetic Surgery Negligence, Dental Negligence, GP and Hospital Negligence, Misdiagnosis, Surgical Negligence and more.

'No win, no fee' means that you will not have to pay your solicitor's fees if your medical negligence claim is unsuccessful. However, please note that in contentious business in Ireland, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.

While it is possible to make a claim without a solicitor, it's often recommended to engage one due to the complexity of medical negligence cases. A skilled solicitor can navigate the legal system, negotiate settlements and fight for your rights in court.

During a consultation, our solicitor will discuss your case in detail, answer any questions you might have, and explain the legal process, potential outcomes and next steps.

Yes, you can make a claim on behalf of a child, an incapacitated adult, or the estate of a deceased person. However, these situations are complex and require expert legal advice.

After your initial consultation, we will gather all necessary evidence, consult with medical experts if necessary and file a claim on your behalf. We will keep you informed throughout the process and represent you in all negotiations or court proceedings.

Yes, while we have offices in Dublin, Galway, and Clare, we serve clients across Ireland. Regardless of where you're located, we're committed to providing the same high level of service and expertise.