Opinion

Monday 25 June 2018

Time to cut out delays in cases of medical negligence

Medical lawyer Michael Boylan insists the foot-dragging must be brought to an end

CLAIMS: Michael Boylan takes on the State Claims Agency Pic: Collins
CLAIMS: Michael Boylan takes on the State Claims Agency Pic: Collins

Alan O'Keeffe

For leading medical negligence lawyer Michael Boylan, it appeared to be an open-and-shut case.

The hospital identified 17 different errors in its care during a birth injury case.

The lawyer contacted the State Claims Agency and asked if matters could now proceed to the assessment of damages to be paid.

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