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Ernest J. Cantillon


Ernest Cantillon graduated from University College, Cork, with a BCL Degree, he then studied with the Law Society in Dublin and qualified as a Solicitor in 1980.

During his career, Ernest’s expertise has been recognised by his own profession by his appointment or election to the following positions:

  • Council Member of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Chairman of the Litigation Committee of the Law Society of Ireland
  • President of the Southern Law Association
  • Member of the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal
  • Appointed by the Minister for Justice to a Committee which advised the Minister on the qualifications of Judges.

Ernest is a Litigation Solicitor who has been involved in a large number of ground-breaking precedent setting cases. Apart from advising members of the public his advice is frequently sought by his colleagues. Ernest has lectured extensively on litigation and litigation related issues.

Ernest J.'s Success Stories


Eye Surgery Case Settlement For Cantillons Solicitors


Lyndy Cantillon and her team recently settled a case for a young woman who suffered a lifelong eye injury following a LASEK eye surgery. The Plaintiff in this case underwent a Laser Eye Surgery in 2015, to improve her eyesight. In advance of the procedure, the Plaintiff was not advised of the risks associated with […]

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Six figure settlement for client who suffered serious injuries due to a road traffic collision


Brigid O’Donnell and the Litigation Team at Cantillons negotiated a significant settlement last month for a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was the restrained front seat passenger of a car travelling on a main road, when a car travelling in the opposite direction at excessive […]

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Settlement in excess of €500,000 for client injured due to workplace accident


Brigid O’Donnell and the Litigation team at Cantillons recently negotiated a settlement of close to €600,000 for a client who suffered complications following a sprained wrist, suffered as a result of a workplace fall. An application was made to PIAB who declined to furnish an assessment of damages, given the complexity of issues involved.   Proceedings […]

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Compensation for worker who suffered injuries in a workplace accident as a result of faulty machinery


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors successfully represented a Client who suffered serious injuries in an accident at work while carrying out their duties and using a machine which was not fit for purpose. Our Client was required to use a machine for which they received no training. The machine was also […]

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Successful Mediation In Hip Replacement Surgery Performed Negligently


Karen Kearney, ably assisted by Tricia Sisk and April Wiseman, settled this High Court medical negligence case by means of remote Mediation on the 11th March 2021.  It took two days of Mediation to settle.  The case had been due to commence in the High Court in Dublin in November 2020 but, due to Level […]

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Compensation For Business Losses Incurred As A Result Of A Road Traffic Accident


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillon Solicitors represented a business which suffered losses, including loss of profits, as a result of road traffic accident. In summary, our client was in a line of business which required a very specialist vehicle.  Without that vehicle, the business could not function.   Through no fault of our […]

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A 46-year-old mother-of-four who is terminally ill with cervical cancer settles her High Court action on day 3 of the Trial.


On the 26th January 2021, Pat Daly, Partner, settled a case for a 46 year old mother of four who has a terminal cervical cancer.  The lady is one of the original 221 women affected by the cervical cancer controversy.   In 2015, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer set against a background of negative smear […]

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Driver in Car Accident Claim Receives Compensation


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently represented a client in a personal injury claim arising out of a car accident. Our client was driving her car along the main road when their car was struck by a car exiting from a side road.   Our client suffered personal injuries including a whiplash […]

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A 28 day battle to get justice for a Lady following a delayed cancer diagnosis.


The Medical Negligence team acted on behalf of a lady who presented to her General Practitioner (‘GP’) in June 2015, with a complaint that she was passing blood.  This complaint required an urgent review as it is a cardinal symptom of cancer.  The GP’s plan was to refer her for a urology assessment.  However, the […]

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Compensation for Shopper who slipped and fell on hangers


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors successfully represented a client who suffered serious while shopping in a well-known Department Store.   While walking around the Store, our client fell on hangers which had been left on the ground. The Store knew that this was a risk to shoppers and it was clear that […]

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GARDA COMPENSATION ACT – REMOTE HEARING


Ernest Cantillon and Liam Dunford at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a member of An Garda Síochána in the High Court who suffered serious personal injuries as a result of a violent assault on her whilst on duty. The case was heard remotely, with the Client attending at our offices and was able to watch […]

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Settlement for client who suffered injuries as a result of a road traffic accident


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a client who suffered serious personal injuries, loss and damage as result of a road traffic accident. The case was listed for hearing before the High Court, but ultimately settled on the eve of trial. Our client was very happy with the compensation […]

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Cantillons settled a case involving an accidental overdose due to a pharmacy error


Cantillons settled a case for a 78 year old woman who suffered life altering injuries when she collapsed due to an accidental overdose. The Plaintiff in this case was dispensed medication from a Pharmacy in Dublin with the incorrect dosage instructions, which meant that she took 3 times the prescribed dose. Sadly, this culminated in […]

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Complex Colon Cancer Medical Negligence Cases Settled by Mediation


Karen Kearney and her team at Cantillons Solicitors settled two High Court medical negligence cases by means of remote Mediation on the 21st September 2020.  The case had been due to commence in the High Court in Dublin in October and had been estimated to run for six weeks.  All parties to the Mediation, namely the […]

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Brigid negotiates a successful conclusion to breach of contract proceedings


Brigid O’Donnell, Associate Solicitor, working within our Litigation team recently represented a young professional starting out on his career journey, who incurred significant financial loss when his new employer unilaterally altered the terms of his salary following his commencement date. He subsequently found alternative employment and Brigid initiated legal proceedings to recover the loss he […]

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Significant settlement for client who suffered injuries when her car was rear-ended


Brigid O’Donnell negotiated a significant settlement for a client who suffered significant injuries when her car was rear-ended. The Plaintiff had incurred expenses amounting to thousands of euro in Chiropractic fees, Counselling fees, Physiotherapy and Medication expenses. She was reimbursed for all monies spent on treatment and was appropriately compensated for the nasty injuries she […]

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Significant out-of-court settlement achieved by Cantillons Solicitors arising from the delayed diagnosis and treatment of a bowel obstruction


Aisling Maher and Orla Kelly of the Medical Negligence acted on behalf of a lady who attended the Defendant Hospital, when she was 36 weeks pregnant with twins, complaining of tenderness in the right side of her abdomen, vomiting, severe pain in her abdomen, back and pelvis and constipation. No clear diagnosis was reached and […]

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Teenager compensated for injuries suffered due to a trampolining accident


Brigid O’Donnell, Associate Solicitor working within the General Litigation Team at Cantillons, recently negotiated a Circuit Court settlement for a young teenager who suffered a patellar dislocation, at an adventure centre, while on a school tour. Due to the lack of proper procedures and policies at the Centre, a fellow pupil was caused to jump, […]

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Significant settlement for client injured due to a road traffic accident


Brigid O’Donnell, Associate Solicitor, recently instructed Senior Counsel in relation to settlement negotiations involving a personal injuries case. The case involved a road traffic accident and had been due to proceed to hearing at Cork High Court in March but unfortunately, due to Lockdown restrictions, the March Sessions were adjourned. The facts of the case […]

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Supreme Court Decision Will Help ‘change The Tide’ Of Online Abuse


Jody Cantillon of Cantillons Solicitors was delighted to contribute this piece piece by Liz Dunphy of the Irish Examiner on a recent Supreme Court decision which may make it easier to prosecute those who abuse others online. Contact us at Cantillons Solicitors at +353 (0)21 4275673 or info@cantillons.com if you would like more information. * In contentious business, a […]

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Second Interim Settlement of €900,000.00 approved for 5 year old boy who suffered catastrophic injuries at birth


The President of the High Court has approved an interim payment of €900,000.00 for 3 years until October 2022, for Jack Hegarty. This settlement will go towards Jack’s ongoing care costs and different intensive therapies including Anat Baniel therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy etc to assist with his various disabilities. Following Jack’s birth […]

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SIGNIFICANT COMPENSATION FOR EMPLOYEE WHO SUSTAINED INJURIES AT WORK


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented an employee who suffered serious personal injuries, loss and damage as result of a fall which took place during the course of employment. There was a clear failing on all Defendants involved in this case to provide a safe system and safe place […]

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PASSENGER IN CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM RECEIVES COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently represented a client who suffered personal injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was the front seat passenger in a car which was rear ended and our client suffered a whip lash injury. The case was listed for hearing before the […]

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COMPENSATION FOR CLIENT WHO SLIPPED AND FELL WHILE SHOPPING


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors successfully represented a client who suffered injuries while shopping in a well-known Department Store. While walking around the Department Store, our client was caused to slip and fall as a result of a wet floor. The floor was not being monitored and it should not have […]

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Car Accident Claim Settled


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently settled a case for a client who suffered a whiplash injury as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was the driver of a vehicle which was rear ended and suffered injuries as a result. PIAB assessed the matter based on the Book […]

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Personal Injuries Claim arising out of a Pedestrian being knocked down settled for significant compensation


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently settled a significant compensation claim arising out of a car accident where a pedestrian was knocked down while walking on the side of the road. Our client was walking on the side of the road when he was struck by a car travelling at speed.  […]

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Compensation Claim for Road Traffic Accident Settles by means of Remote Settlement Negotiations


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team recently settled a High Court Personal Injury action for a Client who had suffered serious and significant injuries as a result of a road traffic accident which occurred in November 2016. The Client’s vehicle was stationary at traffic lights when he was rear ended by another vehicle. The other […]

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Interim Settlement of €1.5M agreed for Young Girl who was Brain Damaged at Birth


Karen Kearney, Ernest Cantillon and the Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons Solicitors were delighted to assist Clodagh Walsh and her parents, in securing an interim settlement of €1, 500,000 together with costs. This interim settlement will ensure that Clodagh has all the care and therapies she needs for the next six years when her case comes before the […]

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Significant Settlement for delayed diagnosis and treatment of stroke


Aisling Maher, Orla Kelly and Angela O’Donovan of the Medical Negligence team at Cantillons Solicitors acted for a gentleman who suffered life-changing injuries following the Defendant’s failure to recognise, diagnose and treat his acute symptoms of stroke on a timely basis. Consequently, he endured a prolonged hospital admission and suffers from ongoing limitations to which […]

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Interim Settlement for Young Boy who sustained Catastrophic Injuries at Birth


Karen Kearney, Ernest Cantillon and the Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons Solicitors were delighted to assist Iarlaith O’Cinneide and his parents in securing an interim settlement of €3,682,629.00 together with costs. These monies will help ensure that Iarlaith has the care and therapies he needs for the next 5 years until his case comes before the […]

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Cantillons settle cases by means of Remote Mediation


Karen Kearney and her team settled two High Court medical negligence cases by means of remote Mediation on the 30th March 2020.  Mediation had been due to take place in Dublin, but because of the Government restrictions on travel etc. due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, this was not possible.  All parties to the Mediation, namely […]

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COMPENSATION FOR PRISON OFFICER WHO SUFFERED INJURIES AS A RESULT OF AN ASSAULT AT WORK


The Litigation Department at Cantillons Solicitors recently represented a Prison Officer who suffered a very serious assault during the course of his employment. Cantillons Solicitors submitted a claim on behalf of the Client to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal. The claim was supported by various medical reports and details of our Client’s out of pocket […]

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Compensation Claim for Fall in Manhole Settled


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a client who suffered personal injury, loss and damage as a result of falling in a manhole.  The case was listed for hearing before the High Court and a Tender Offer was made by the Defendant. Having considered the Book of Quantum, and […]

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Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal – Remote Hearing


The Litigation Department at Cantillons Solicitors represented a Prison Officer who had suffered a very serious assault during the course of his employment and submitted on his behalf, a claim to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal which was supported by various medical reports and out of pocket expenses incurred by him. A Decision (Award) was […]

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Garda Compensation


The Litigation Department at Cantillons Solicitors recently represented a member of An Garda Siochana who suffered serious personal injuries as a result of an assault on duty.  Our client was spat at and suffered post-traumatic stress (PTSD) as a result of the assault. We issued proceedings by virtue of the provision of the Garda Siochana […]

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Compensation for Garda injured in the course of her duties


The Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently represented a member of An Garda Siochana who suffered significant Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of a very serious life threatening incident during the course of her work as a member of An Garda Siochana. We issued proceedings under the provisions of the Garda Siochana (Compensation) […]

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AWARD OF COMPENSATION FOR CLIENT INJURED WHILE SHOPPING


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a client who suffered injuries while shopping in a well-known Department Store. While walking around the shop our client was caused to fall when a child swinging on a barrier collided with our client. Our client suffered serious physical and psychological injuries. Prior […]

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Significant compensation for Psychiatric Nurse assaulted at work


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a Psychiatric Nurse who suffered serious personal injury, loss and damage as a result of an assault while at work.   Our client was viciously assaulted and suffered serious injuries as a result of the assault. Our client had not been provided with […]

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Brigid and the Litigation team negotiate fair settlement for client who contracted an infectious disease in the workplace


Brigid O’Donnell and the Litigation Team recently negotiated a significant settlement for a prison officer who had been exposed to an infectious disease, namely Tuberculosis, during the course of his employment. His injuries were exacerbated when he experienced side effects from the medication used to prevent the progression of the condition. He experienced psychological worry, […]

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Brigid negotiates six-figure settlement for client who suffered life-changing injuries following road traffic accident


Brigid O’Donnell and the Litigation Team recently represented a client who required significant orthopaedic surgery following a road traffic accident. While her fractures healed well, she continued to experience constant pain and restricted mobility. Her restricted mobility arose due to a combination of the Plaintiff’s loss of confidence and Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. Her medical […]

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High Court Judgment of Murphy J dated 14.11.2019 in the case of JH – a test case addressing the indexation attached to PPO’s – Periodic Payment Orders


Cantillons Solicitors (acting for the Plaintiff JH in this case), welcome the Judgment of Ms. Justice Murphy, in particular, the Court’s determination on HICP (Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices) attached to the PPO legislation.  Ms. Justice Murphy noted the Plaintiff’s experts’ evidence was unanimous that the indexation chosen (HICP) by the legislature will as a […]

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€21.75 million total settlement for young man who sustained catastrophic injuries at birth


Marian Fogarty, Ernest Cantillon and the medical negligence team at Cantillons were delighted to assist Connor Corroon in securing sufficient damages to meet his Care/PA support and other requirements for the rest of Connor’s life. Connor who suffered catastrophic injuries during the circumstances of his birth at the former City General Hospital, Cork received a […]

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Fatal claim for failure to carry out CT scan


Karen Bohane of the Medical Negligence Department in Cantillons Solicitors settled a case for damages for the family of a deceased Farmer who died in October 2015 at a Galway Hospital. The family were always concerned that something went wrong with his care that led to his death, and instructed Cantillons Solicitors to investigate the […]

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€23million total settlement for young Cork boy who was brain damaged at birth


The medical negligence team at Cantillons including Orla Kelly and Ernest Cantillon were delighted to assist this deserving little boy Lee Gibson and his devoted mother Aileen and family in achieving a fantastic, ground breaking settlement totalling €23million.  Lee has now been awarded a final settlement, which brings his long journey through the court system […]

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Compensation for injuries suffered while out jogging


Jody Cantillon and the litigation team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a client who suffered serious injuries, loss and damage as a result of a fall while out jogging.   Our client was jogging along the footpath when our client was caused to fall on a fence which was dangerously splayed across the footpath. […]

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Brigid O’Donnell negotiates terms of severance for a client who had found herself at the centre of an unfair investigation and disciplinary process


Brigid O’Donnell in the Litigation Team recently represented an employment law client who found herself at the centre of an unfair investigation and disciplinary procedure.   Following Brigid’s intervention, her employers recognised that the investigation against our client was fundamentally flawed.   They offered to re-open the investigation.   However, our client felt that the relationship of trust […]

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Brigid and the Litigation Team negotiate a prompt and fair settlement for a client who suffered an allergic reaction having consumed salad dressing containing egg


Brigid O’Donnell in the Litigation Team recently successfully represented a client who suffered an allergic reaction to a salad bought at a local Delicatessen.   Our client had a pre-existing history of allergy to eggs and had made reasonable enquiries regarding whether or not a particular dressing contained egg. She was incorrectly reassured by staff that […]

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Brigid O’Donnell achieves significant settlement for an employment law client who was discriminated against on gender grounds following a difficult pregnancy


Brigid O’Donnell in the Litigation Team recently represented a lady who was unfairly discriminated against by her employer during the course of her pregnancy.   Unfortunately, this lady suffered severe pregnancy related illness but her employer failed to make reasonable accommodation for her during this period.   Thereafter, she developed further complications and again, her employer failed […]

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Cantillons successfully represented a lady in proceedings brought by her regarding medical negligence which caused her husband’s untimely death.


Orla Kelly as part of the Medical Negligence Team was instructed by a lady regarding the tragic circumstances surrounding her late husband’s untimely death.     His demise was due to the failings in the Recovery Unit and ITU at Cork University Hospital.   After an internal investigation, Cork University Hospital apologised for these failings in March 2017.  […]

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Significant Award for Garda injured in duty


The Litigation team at Cantillons recently represented a member of An Garda Siochana who suffered serious personal injuries as a result of a vicious assault on duty. Our client suffered a serious physical  injury as a result of the assault on duty.  We issued proceedings under the provisions of the Garda Siochana (Compensation) Acts, 1941-1945. […]

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Brigid achieved significant settlements for clients involved in a road traffic accident


Brigid O’Donnell and the Litigation Team recently represented a lady and gentleman who had been involved in a road traffic accident whereby their car had been rear ended and they suffered injuries.  They had lodged their own Applications with PIAB, not realising that they had the entitlement to legal advices during the assessment process.  When […]

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Significant compensation for Nurse assaulted at work


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a Psychiatric Nurse who suffered serious personal injuries, loss and damage as result of an assault while at work. Our client was viciously assaulted and suffered serious injuries as a result of the assault. The assailant in this matter was wrongly placed in […]

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Garda Compensation Claim


The Litigation team at Cantillons recently represented a member of An Garda Siochana who suffered serious personal injuries as a result of an assault while on duty. Our client was viciously assaulted and suffered serious physical and psychological injuries, including, post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the assault on duty. We issued proceedings under […]

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Case settled for woman who had a placenta lobe left inside her post an elective Caesarean Section


Karen Kearney of the Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons Solicitors settled a claim for substantial damages for a woman in a case where a cotyledon of the placenta was retained at the time of the Caesarean Section.    In this case, the Plaintiff had had a complicated obstetric history and had 2 previous Caesarean Sections.  […]

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Delay in carrying out MRI scan of man with Cauda Equina Syndrome


Karen Kearney of the Medical Negligence Department in Cantillons Solicitors settled a case for substantial damages for a man who was left with significant physical injuries as a result of medical negligence.   Our client had previously suffered from degenerative disc disease in his back which had been treated successfully, conservatively (without surgery).   He then […]

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Significant Settlement for client who suffered injuries as result of a road traffic accident


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team recently represented a client who suffered serious personal injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was stuck from behind by another vehicle. High Court proceedings issued on behalf of our client and the Defendant was forced to admit liability. The Defendants made numerous efforts to […]

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Case for Partner and Mother of Deceased Settled in the High Court


Cantillons Solicitors acted on behalf of the Mother and Partner of a 28 year old Spanish national, who sadly died as a result of a failure to diagnose and treat a type of rare (but eminently treatable) cancer known as Histiocytic Sarcoma. The deceased who was living in Kerry at the time, presented at her […]

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42 year old mother of 3 young children dies within hours of visiting GP


On the 19th February 2019, the Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons settled a case for €750,000 for the Tymon family.  Mr. Michael Tymon brought a claim for himself and his young daughters Rachel, Rebecca and Katelyn against their GP Dr. Martina Cogan following the death of their wife and mother, Mrs. Sheila Tymon.  On the […]

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Man Settles Action for Significant Sum Following Negligent Hernia Repair


Cantillons Solicitors settled a case for a 69 year old widower following the negligent repair and treatment of an umbilical hernia in February 2014. Following his discharge from hospital, the Plaintiff became unwell. He was readmitted to hospital by his GP who was concerned that the wound was infected. However, upon arrival at the hospital, […]

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A Substantial Settlement with Admission of Liability for a 68 year old Woman Following Negligent Femur Repair Surgery


Cantillons Solicitors acted on behalf of a 68 year old woman who underwent femur repair surgery at an Irish Hospital in May 2014 following a fall at home. Sadly, this surgery was not carried out appropriately, nor, were the succeeding revision surgeries she underwent. As a result of this, the Plaintiff has been largely confined […]

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Multi Million Euro Settlement Achieved for Young Woman with Cerebral Palsy


Cantillons Solicitors acted on behalf of a young lady named Margaret Hurley from West Cork in relation to a case concerning the care afforded to her in the course of her birth at Erinville Hospital.  Miss Hurley was born on the 1st March 2000 at Erinville Hospital, Cork (this hospital is now closed).  Miss Hurley’s […]

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Cantillons Solicitors successfully represented a client who suffered injuries as a result of a road traffic accident.


Jody Cantillon and the litigation team recently represented a client who suffered serious personal injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was struck by 2 vehicles. High Court proceedings were issued on behalf of our client and the Defendant was forced to admit liability. The case ran before the High Court […]

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Substantial award of damages for lady who lost vision in eye due to medical negligence


Karen Kearney and the Medical Negligence team in Cantillons Solicitors acted on behalf of this client in a medical negligence claim against the HSE, prosecuted in the High Court in Dublin.   The claim related to our client’s doctors’ failure (in a HSE run hospital)  to appropriately treat and manage difficulties in her left eye […]

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Significant settlement achieved for client who suffered injuries as a result of a high velocity road traffic accident


Brigid O’Donnell and the litigation team at Cantillons recently represented a client who suffered significant physical and psychological injuries following a high velocity road traffic accident which occurred on a busy motorway. In the aftermath of the accident, our client’s doctors recommended physiotherapy and counselling as essential components for her rehabilitation programme. The insurance company […]

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Brigid O’Donnell and the litigation team secure compensation for client who was not made aware of the implications of a replacement life insurance policy


Brigid O’Donnell and the litigation team recently represented a client who suffered significant losses following the purchase of a replacement life insurance plan. The Bancassurance Agent who sold the policy to our client and their spouse failed to adequately explain the implications of the replacement cover. As a result, it was only when our client’s […]

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Multimillion Euro Settlement for Client who Suffered Catastrophic Injuries as a Result of Medical Negligence


The medical negligence team at Cantillons settled a case for a man who had a misdiagnosis of recurrent cancer, when he had, in fact, an infection (which because of the misdiagnosis was left untreated with devastating life changing consequences).  Our client had a past medical history of cancer of the left vocal cord, which resulted […]

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Settlement for client who suffered an exacerbation of a pre-existing condition due drug dispensing error


The Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons settled a case for a dispensing error. Our client had been critically ill and had been an inpatient for nearly two months with symptoms of an autoimmune disease, which was subsequently diagnosed as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (“SLE”).   The treating Consultant was of the opinion that as the Plaintiff had […]

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Settlement achieved for a Mother who lost her darling Daughter as a result of cardiac complications following treatment for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma


The medical negligence team at Cantillons settled a fatal claim for the Mother arising out of medical negligence in relation to the death of her daughter (“the Deceased”) who sadly died because of cardiac complications.  The Deceased, who was then a teenager, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (“HL”).  Although a devastating diagnosis, with the correct […]

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Cantillons successfully represent client who suffered injuries as a result of an uninsured driver


Jody Cantillon of the litigation team recently represented a client who suffered serious injuries (both physical and psychological) as a result of a road traffic accident which was caused by an uninsured driver. Due to the absence of insurance, it was necessary to join the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland to the proceedings. High Court […]

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Substantial settlement negotiated by Brigid O’Donnell of Cantillons Solicitors represented four times the value of Tender filed by driver’s insurance company


Brigid and the litigation team were successful in achieving a very significant award of damages in a case involving complex, life changing injuries suffered by a client. As a result of a road traffic accident, the client suffered neck and back injuries and was caused to strike their head on impact. While the neck and […]

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Significant settlement for client who suffered exacerbation in pre-existing condition due to road traffic accident


Brigid and the litigation team negotiated a significant settlement on behalf of a client who was rear ended in an RTA and suffered serious injuries as a result, without the need to go to Court. The client in question had an underlying medical condition and the accident resulted in a significant deterioration of her condition. […]

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SIGNIFICANT AWARD FOR MINOR WHO WAS INJURED AS A RESULT OF HORSE PLAY IN THE SCHOOL CLASSROOM


Amy and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a teenager who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident which occurred at his school. The minor Plaintiff was present in the classroom during lunchtime when another pupil who was engaging in horse play, threw a pen which struck the Plaintiff in his eye […]

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Substantial settlement achieved for woman who suffered severe scaring and disfigurement following a breast lift procedure


Cantillons settled a case for a young woman who underwent a mastopexy procedure (breast lift) to improve the shape of her breasts. Unfortunately, the woman was not afforded (or advised of) the appropriate aftercare and suffered serious complications including wound breakdown and infection. This resulted in irreversible damage to her breasts, including disfigurement, severe scaring, […]

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€3.5m Settlement for Waste Disposal Employee Left Brain Damaged After Fall from Defective Vehicle.


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team were instructed to act on behalf of a man who suffered serious and significant injuries, including an acquired brain injury, following a fall through a defective side door of a van during the course of his employment on the 12th January, 2015. The Plaintiff, Mr. Benny Heffernan from Killarney, […]

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Significant Settlement for Family of young man who died following a brain injury February 2018


Karen Kearney and the medical negligence team were instructed by a young man who sustained a head injury following a fall, following which he developed a subdural haematoma. Unfortunately, due to the negligence on the part of a HSE run hospital in treating the subdural haematoma, he suffered a significant brain injury and as a […]

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Settlement negotiated by Orla Kelly of Cantillons following Prescription Error


Orla Kelly as part of the Medical Negligence Team was instructed by a gentleman who suffered a heart attack.  Following some investigation as to the reason for the heart attack it transpired that his GP had inadvertently omitted to prescribe a medication which had been advised by the cardiology Consultants and which was designed to […]

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Cantillons successfully represent client who suffered injuries as a result of a fall at work


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team recently represented a client who suffered a serious injury as a result of a fall while at work.   We assisted the client with the PIAB application and process and ensured that the best evidence was provided to PIAB to ensure that the appropriate compensation was awarded in their assessment.   When […]

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Settlement of Personal Injuries Claim arising out of Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy December 2017


Karen Kearney and the medical negligence team acted on behalf of a lady who suffered physical and psychological injuries as a consequence of the failure of a HSE run hospital to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy and as a consequence of which it ruptured. A claim was prosecuted in the High Court in Dublin and was […]

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Significant Settlement for Negligent Knee Surgery which led to Septic Arthritis of client’s knee


Orla Kelly of the Medical Negligence team at Cantillons acted for a gentleman who suffered life changing injuries following inappropriate surgery to his knee which led to development of a severe infection which was inappropriately treated.  Ultimately, he required a number of procedures to his knee followed by multiple revision surgeries.  He endured prolonged hospital […]

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Cantillons successful in securing significant award for injuries caused as a result of a road traffic accident


Amy and the Litigation Team represented a Client who suffered serious injuries as a result of being rear ended by another vehicle. Circuit Court proceedings were issued and the matter was ultimately settled without the need to go to Court following an admission of liability on the part of the Defendant’s Insurance Company. Contact us […]

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Cantillons successful in claim for lady who suffered injuries while attending a gym


Jody and the litigation team were successful in representing a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident at the gym.  The Defendants in this matter denied liability.  They refused to try and settle the matter in advance of the hearing.  The case ran for 2 days before the High Court until […]

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Solicitor Referrals to a Medical Consultant – A step too far or prudent practice?


Article by Órla Kelly which featured in the December Bar Review (at page 26) regarding the topical subject of solicitor referrals to medical consultants and professionals. This can be an important step in investigating a case which is necessary in order to properly represent our clients. https://lnkd.in/drtSjWn Recently Barr J adversely commented on the practice of Solicitors […]

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Recalled DePuy ASR hip device caused untold hardship to victims


Orla Kelly, Partner contributed to this article and accompanying video regarding the recalled DePuy Hip devices.  Orla and the medical negligence team have successfully represented a number of clients who have had their lives altered dramatically since they received these failed devices.  Orla was able to use that experience when contributing to this Irish Times […]

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Orla Kelly on TodayFM’s The Matt Cooper Show regarding the Cervical Cancer Scandal


TodayFM The Matt Cooper Show – Thursday 10th May 2018 Orla Kelly of the Medical Negligence Team in Cantillons, speaks on the Matt Cooper Show and states people have lost trust in health system and calls for mandatory disclosure. You can click here to listen to discussion.

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Karen Kearney on RTE’s Drivetime regarding the Cervical Cancer Scandal


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Varadkar must act fast to remove women from ‘three-way battle’


Irish Times – Tuesday 15th May 2018 Read Orla Kelly of our Medical Negligence Department, recent comments on the latest from the Cervical Cancer fallout: click here to read article

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Inquest verdict of Ella Martin


Ella Martin tragically died on the 14th September 2015 in Cork University Hospital. An Inquest today presided over by Coroner Philip Comyn delivered an Open Verdict of Sudden and Unexpected death of a previously healthy three year old following a brief illness.  No anatomic cause of death. See below Statement of Christine O’Callaghan, Grandmother of […]

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Parent Praises Legal System


Last week the High Court heard an Apology from Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children read out to the parents of Jude Miley.  Jude’s father Greville issued a Statement castigating the lack of candour on the part of the Hospital post the catastrophe and went on to praise the legal system for uncovering what had […]

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Significant Settlement negotiated for lady following a failure to diagnose a Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)


Orla Kelly and the Medical Negligence Team were instructed by a lady who suffered chest symptoms shortly after the birth of her third child.   She attended A&E and was discharged with a chest infection. For some reason they failed to consider the diagnosis of a Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and/or a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).  At […]

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Cantillons successful in claim for lady who suffered progression of a tumour following an incorrectly read MRI scan


The Medical Negligence Team including Lyndy Cantillon and Orla Kelly acted on behalf of a lady who attended for an MRI following development of suspicious symptoms.   The MRI was mistakenly reported as normal and the lady continued to suffer and deteriorate.  A year later a repeat MRI confirmed that the lady had a tumour.  Following […]

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Substantial Award for client who tripped on a kerb


Jody and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of a trip on a kerb. The Defendants in this matter, a Local Authority, denied liability.  Jody and the team successfully achieved a substantial settlement for this client without the need to go to Court.   Contact […]

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Significant Award for Injuries as a Result of a Road Traffic Accident


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of being rear ended by another vehicle.   Not only did our client suffer serious injuries, both physical and psychological, but they also suffered a loss of earnings as a result of the accident. Jody and the Team successfully achieved a […]

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Cantillons successful in having health insurance cover reinstated for client


Jody and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a client who was wrongfully denied cover under their health insurance policy. The insurance company took the position that the illness from which our client was suffering from was pre-existing and prior to the date of the inception of the health insurance policy. This was an […]

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Significant Settlement in Fatal Case resulting from a Misread MRI Scan


Cantillons were instructed by the family of a gentleman regarding medical negligence which led to his wrongful death.  The gentleman in question underwent an MRI Scan but unfortunately the MRI was wrongfully and incorrectly reported as normal.  In the years following the MRI this man continued to deteriorate until ultimately following a seizure it was […]

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Significant settlement for a Gentleman following Negligent Repair of an Incisional Hernia Defect.


Orla Kelly and the Medical Negligence Team acted on behalf of a gentleman who sustained significant injury following elective surgery to a repair an incisional hernia defect. Following the ill-advised surgery he developed severe complications including sepsis and organ failure. This resulted in a stay of almost three weeks in ITU followed by a further […]

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Significant Award for a Lady who suffered a bleed following a coronary angiogram


The Medical Negligence Team including Karen Bohane and Orla Kelly acted on behalf of a lady who suffered a retroperitoneal bleed following a standard coronary angiogram procedure. It was intended that this lady would be discharged the day after this routine diagnostic procedure.  However in the hours following the procedure this lady developed worrying signs […]

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Almost Half a Million Euro for Surgeon Error in Hip Replacement Procedure


Karen Bohane and Orla Kelly as part of the firm’s medical negligence team represented a gentleman who suffered damage following the insertion of a replacement hip. This was a case of surgical error whereby the technique used by the Surgeon was admitted to be of a negligent standard.  This led to significant damage to this […]

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Over Half a Million for Delayed Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma


Orla Kelly and Karen Bohane were instructed by a gentleman regarding a delay in diagnosing his multiple myeloma.  Despite his vigilance in seeking medical assistance for his symptoms, unfortunately his multiple myeloma went undiagnosed due to negligence of his Consultant.   Ultimately the myeloma was diagnosed by a different Consultant and the appropriate life-saving treatment was […]

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Substantial Award for Gentleman knocked down by a car


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a gentleman who suffered serious injuries to his neck and back as a result of being knocked down by a car.  The Defendant alleged that he was not responsible for the accident. In early 2017, the Defendant attempted to buy off this claim by offering minimal compensation.  Jody and […]

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Successful Outcome to Client’s Disciplinary Hearing before the Regulator of The Pharmacy Society of Ireland (‘PSI’)


Orla Kelly attended a meeting at the PSI offices in Dublin to support a Pharmacist called before a meeting of the Head of Registration of Qualification in order to discuss a matter which had come to their attention.  The purpose of the meeting was to decide whether a further formal complaint was required.  The matter […]

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Cases settled for victims of the DePuy ASR Recalled Hip Devices


Throughout 2016 and 2017 Karen Bohane and Orla Kelly have achieved a number of substantial settlements for the victims of the DePuy ASR Recalled Hip Devices.   A variety of substantial settlements were reached at various stages; some pre-trial, some following a part heard trial and in certain cases through an Alternative Dispute Resolution (‘ADR’) process. […]

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Case settled for lady who underwent negligent corrective breast surgery


Orla Kelly represented a lady who received sub-standard corrective breast surgery and as a result endured significant psychological distress and embarrassment which has a negative impact on her daily life.  The case was initially fought by the Defendants but ultimately it was possible to reach a settlement to the satisfaction of our client in advance […]

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Case settled for lady who suffered significant injuries following dental negligence


Orla Kelly and the Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons settled a case regarding dental negligence for a significant sum following settlement negotiations in September 2017. The lady’s Dental Practitioner performed surgery which was inappropriate for her.    As a result she sustained significant dental injuries and disruption to her life.  She continues to require treatment and […]

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20 Year Old Disabled Athlete Awarded €5 Million


On the 4th October 2017, Pat Daly and the medical negligence team settled the case for Martin Coleman for injuries sustained during the course of his birth at St. Finbarr’s Hospital 20 years ago.  Martin’s mother developed an acute obstetric emergency in the form of a cord prolapse during the latter stages of the labour.  […]

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€15 Million Settlement for 9 year old boy from Kerry


Cantillons Solicitors were instructed by the parents of a young boy from Kerry in relation to the care that was afforded to him and his mother during the course of his birth at Cork University Maternity Hospital. The Plaintiff and his mother were under the care of a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Cork University […]

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Cantillons achieve a further substantial settlement for Patricia Ingle


In June 2017, Susie Elliott and the medical negligence team at Cantillons reached a further substantial settlement in the case of Patricia Ingle v HSE. It brings to €10,450,000 million the total awarded to Patricia Ingle to date.   By way of background, in 2008, Ms Ingle sustained a profound brain injury as a result […]

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Settlement for the Family of a man who died following a delay in diagnosing lung cancer


Cantillons Solicitors were instructed on behalf of the family a man who died due to a delay in diagnosing lung cancer. The circumstances surrounding this case are that the deceased was suffering with chest symptoms and was sent for a chest x-ray, which he duly attended for at Cork University Hospital. This chest x-ray was […]

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Over quarter of a million euro settlement for Farmer who developed clot as a result of misapplication of cast


Cantillons Solicitors recently settled a case for a Farmer who developed a clot in his leg following the misapplication of a cast on his leg.   The Plaintiff injured his leg while playing sports with friends in October 2013. He attended Kerry General Hospital to have the injury investigated and was advised following an ultrasound […]

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Dental negligence case settled in respect of a contraindicated extraction and negligent management of infection which left lady emotionally and physically scarred.


In April 2017, Susie Elliott and the Medical Negligence Team settled a dental negligence case for a young lady.  In 2014, this lady attended a dental practice and the dentists in question wrongly recommended and carried out an unnecessary extraction of wisdom teeth as a result of which the lady developed a severe infection. This […]

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Biker settles claim after Serious Road Accident


Sinead and the team acted for a man who suffered very serious injuries when a car collided with his motorbike. The accident was completely the fault of the other driver. The man suffered numerous fractures that required surgery as well as a partial amputation of his finger. Unfortunately, the man was unable to ever return […]

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Family Members of girl fatally injured settle their cases


Sinead and the team at Cantillons Solicitors were instructed to act on behalf of the parents and siblings of a girl who was fatally injured as a result of an accident that happened on a farm. A claim was brought on behalf of the little girl, called a fatal claim, but as well as that […]

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Woman scarred for life receives settlement


In March 2017, Pat Daly and the Medical Negligence Team settled a case for a lady who attended her General Practitioner with skin tags and small wart-like growths on her face and neck which she wanted removed.  The lady’s General Practitioner attempted to freeze (cryotherapy) the skin lesions but was negligent in the application of […]

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Case settled for record amount for Tadgh Costello, an 11 year old boy, who suffered devastating brain injuries at birth


In March 2017, Cantillons settled a case for €15 million in final settlement of this High Court birth-injury case. It brings to €17.8 million the total awarded to Tadgh Costello; the highest award on record in the State. In achieving this record settlement, Cantillons have, once again, raised the bar and set a precedent for […]

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Woman in Two Road Traffic Accidents Settles Cases


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a lady who suffered serious injuries to her neck and back as a result of two road traffic accidents, both within the space of six months.  This lady was an unfortunate passenger on both occasions.  Jody and the Team successfully achieved a substantial settlement for this lady for both […]

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Lady settles claim after falling on wet floor


The Litigation team acted for a woman who suffered neck pain when she was caused to fall on a wet floor in her local supermarket. The lady fell immediately as she came in the door and suffered from neck pain for a short time after the fall. Sinead and the Litigation team brought Circuit Court […]

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Supreme Court – Landmark Decision Handed Down regarding Real Rate of Return


In November 2015, the Court of Appeal handed down its Decision in the case of Gill Russell –v- HSE.  The Medical Negligence Team at Cantillons had represented Gill Russell in the High Court, where he got a significant award for Personal Injuries he sustained during his birth.  In the High Court, Mr. Justice Kevin Cross […]

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Client settles claim following road traffic accident


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a lady who suffered serious injuries to her neck and head as a result of being rear ended in a road traffic accident.  Our client was stationery in her car, indicating to take a right turn when she was struck to the rear by another car.  Our client had […]

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Woman receives substantial award following road traffic accident


Mary Scriven Solicitor acted on behalf of a client who was involved in a road traffic accident.   The driver of the other car collided with the car that our client was driving.   Our client suffered injuries to her neck, shoulders and carpel tunnel syndrome in her right wrist as a result of this incident.   We […]

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Man settles claim following car accident


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a gentleman who suffered very serious injuries to his neck, shoulders and back in a “pile up” road traffic accident.  Our client was stationery in his car when another car collided with the back of his car.  The car which collided with our client’s car had been pushed forward […]

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Pedestrian Settles claim


Sinead and the team acted for a pedestrian who was struck by a van. He suffered an injury to his knee and hip as a result. The defendants sought to argue that the man had already had much of the injuries before the accident due to his age but Cantillons disputed this and argued that […]

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Cyclist settles claim for injury caused by pothole


Sinead and the team acted for a man who was innocently injured whilst out cycling. The man’s bike hit a hidden pothole that the Council had tried ( and failed) to fix numerous times before. As a result, the man suffered extensive damage to his shoulder which meant that he could not return to his […]

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Young woman receives compensation following road traffic accident


Sinead was instructed by a young woman who was a passenger in a car that was involved in a head on collision. The woman suffered a serious psychological injury, as well as a back injury that negatively impacted on the woman’s day to day life. In particular, it had a big knock on affect on […]

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Damages and apology received for stillbirth case at Wexford General Hospital at 38 Weeks Gestation arising from obstetric negligence


In December 2016, Cantillons settled a case for an undisclosed sum for a woman who tragically lost her baby boy at Wexford General Hospital in September 2012, following medical negligence in the treatment of her and her child during her pregnancy where the common but very serious condition of pre-eclampsia arose.    A complication of pregnancy, […]

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Employee successfully sues Employer for Unfair Dismissal


Cantillons acted for a man who was summarily dismissed from his employment. He was called to a meeting without any notice, accused of misconduct for a minor act, and was escorted of the premises. Sinead and the team sued his employer claiming Unfair Dismissal before the WRC. The adjudicating officer found in favour of our […]

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Taxi Driver settles car accident claim


The team acted for a taxi-driver whose car was rear-ended while he was working one morning. He suffered neck and back problems as a result and his ability to drive his taxi was affected for many months. Sinead and the team sued the driver of the car behind and the claim was dealt with by […]

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Case settled for woman who had a retained swab post episiotomy


Cantillons settled a case for over €50,000 for a woman who had a surgical tampon left inside of her following an episiotomy procedure. In this case, the Plaintiff had given birth to her first child and required an episiotomy afterwards. The procedure was commenced by a Doctor who left the room half way through the […]

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Employee successfully sues for Constructive Dismissal


Sinead Carroll and Mary Scriven successfully sued an employer for effectively dismissing their employee after many years’ service without any warning. The lady in question was called to a meeting out of the blue, accused of stealing (which she denied and was untrue) and was threatened with criminal proceedings. This caused such upset and humiliation […]

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€1.7m Interim Payment for 2 Year Old Baby following Brain Injury


The medical negligence team recently compromised a claim for a 22 month old little boy, who suffered a devastating brain injury as a result of negligence at Cork University Maternity Hospital.    The baby was being breastfed after his delivery when he suffered a “sudden unexpected post-natal collapse” which was unidentified, as the staff had not […]

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Award for HSE worker assaulted during the course of work


A HSE worker assaulted by a patient during her course of work has settled her action for a relatively minor injury to her back and for mild PTSD against the HSE. The worker claimed that she had not received the appropriate control and restraint training from the HSE and neither had the HSE provided her […]

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Cashier settles back and wrist injury claim


A cashier working in a busy supermarket sustained injuries to her back and to her wrist as a result of unsafe working conditions and practices.  The cashier instructed Cantillons to issue proceedings on her behalf against her employer. The case was due to be heard during the High Court in Cork in July, 2016.  Negotiations […]

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Mother and Daughter settle car crash claims


The Litigation team acted for a mother and daughter who had the misfortune of being passengers in a car that was involved in a road accident.  Another car came from a side road and hit their car. They both ended up with back and psychological injuries and High Court proceedings were issued for both ladies […]

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Stillbirth Case Compromised


The Medical Negligence Team recently compromised a claim by way of mediation, for a lady who had a stillbirth as a result of negligence. A brief history of the matter is that the client’s ante-natal care was shared by her General Practitioner (“GP”) and a Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist. At the ante-natal visits with the Consultant the […]

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Care worker settles claim following assault


A worker who was viciously assaulted in a HSE run facility by a resident suffered life-changing injuries. She could no longer work having suffered physical and psychological injuries. The team argued that the HSE had failed in its duty to protect the woman. Every employee is entitled to a safe place of work and the […]

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Woman receives six figure compensation following road traffic accidents


The Litigation team recently represented a lady who had the misfortunate of being involved in three road traffic accidents that were not her fault. The woman  suffered severe physical injuries which forced her to change jobs. She also endured a debilitating psychological injury. The team brought High Court actions against all the drivers and successfully […]

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Court of Appeal increases compensation for 78 year old lady


Sinead Carroll and Ernest Cantillon recently represented a 78-year-old woman who fractured her hip after a slip and fall in Dunnes Stores. The case was bitterly fought by Dunnes who argued that she contributed to her own fall. The team argued that it was entirely the fault of Dunnes and their staff. Cantillons were successful […]

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Teenager Struck by hurley awarded €550,000


Teenager struck by hurley awarded €550,000. See link below to article which featured in Irish Examiner on Saturday 23rd January 2016. http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/teenager-struck-by-hurley-awarded-550000-377767.html

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Employee settles claim for devastating leg injury


Sinead and the Litigation team acted for a man whose leg became detached while he was felling a tree during the course of his employment. We argued that he had not been properly trained and had not been given appropriate assistance. He had suffered a very nasty injury and was lucky that the leg could […]

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The Cork Business Awards 2016


Cantillons Solicitors are honoured and delighted to be named amongst the winners of the Cork Business Awards 2016. Cantillons Solicitors have received the award for the ‘Cork Law Firm of the Year 2016’. This award is presented to the winner, ‘to recognise the outstanding achievements of a Law Firm in Cork’ and we are humbled to […]

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Man who falls off bike obtains compensation


Sinead Carroll and the Litigation team represented a man who fell from his bike and suffered a nasty injury to his hand. The team argued that the repair shop ,which had just returned the bike to the man, had not repaired it properly. An application was made through the Injuries Board and Sinead guided him […]

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Child injured whilst on holidays settles claim


Parents of a child who was injured in a fall in a hotel bedroom and suffered a nasty gash type injury when his arm came in contact with an upturned curtain hook, instructed Cantillons who successfully brought a claim against the hotel.  The case was due to be heard in October, 2015 at the Circuit […]

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Fatal claim following Farm accident settled


The parents of a young boy tragically killed as a result of injuries sustained whilst operating farm machinery, successfully brought a claim against the owner of the  machinery, on behalf of their son and separately then on their own behalf and on that of the boy’s brother.  Liability was admitted and negotiations were entered into […]

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Irish Law Awards 2015


We are honoured and indeed humbled to be recognised by our colleagues for the work that we do.  Each year that we have been nominated, we have come away with an award. Having been nominated for a number of categories we were successful in winning “Litigation Case of the Year” on the 30th April 2015 in Dublin. […]

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Boy with special needs settles significant claim against the State for failure to provide appropriate care and education


Parents of a young boy for whom the State had failed in the context of the provision of appropriate care and education successfully settled his claim for damages before the High Court in Dublin in January, 2015.  The case had commenced by way of an Interlocutory Application in 2009 whereby Cantillons successfully negotiated an 18 […]

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Lady Injured in fall at Supermarket settles claim


A lady who was caused to trip as a result of an upturned mat at a busy supermarket.  She suffered significant injuries. The lady instructed Cantillons to bring a claim for personal injuries on her behalf.   The case was due to be heard in October, 2014 at the High Court in Cork and just before […]

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Operative Injured During The Course Of Work Settles Claim


A machine operative, whilst assisting his employer in clearing out a yard, suffered a crush type injury to his left hand as a result of which he instructed Cantillons who successfully brought a claim on his behalf before the Injuries Board.  The operative was awarded a significant amount of compensation from the Injuries Board and […]

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Worker Injured in Factory Accident Settles Claim


A worker, injured during the course of his employment with a chemical factory when a door swung back on his foot causing him significant injuries, sustained a crush type injury to his foot and instructed Cantillons who successfully brought a claim for him through the Injuries Board as a result of which he received a […]

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Office Worker Settles Frozen Shoulder Claim


An office worker who complained to her employer that she was exposed to draughty conditions at her place of work ultimately suffered a nasty frozen shoulder injury and instructed Cantillons. We successfully issued High Court personal injury proceedings against her employer and the case was due to heard at the High Court in Cork during […]

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Bank Official Refused Early Retirement on Appeal Settles Claim


A Bank Official who was refused early ill health retirement following illness unsuccessfully appealed same and then instructed Cantillons who successfully negotiated early retirement on her behalf.  The case was due to be heard in December, 2013 at the High Court in Dublin and just before the case commenced negotiations were entered into and the […]

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