Lyndy Cantillon


Lyndy qualified as a Solicitor in 2014 and since then has been working in the medical litigation department at Cantillons. Lyndy has worked extensively in cases involving birth injuries, cancer misdiagnosis, surgical errors and fatal claims. Lyndy works hard and as a result of this has had great success in this field. Lyndy understands the physical and mental stress her clients have been through before they come to Cantillons with their query and she encourages her clients to leave their stresses with her.

Qualifications / Assocciations

Lyndy achieved a Bachelor of Arts degree at University College Cork with a degree in Art History and Italian. Thereafter she went on to study for the FE1 entrance examinations and successfully passed all eight exams. Lyndy took an apprenticeship at Cantillons and got experience in general litigation, medical litigation, probate and commercial litigation. Lyndy qualified as a Solicitor on 2014 and has been working in the medical litigation department since then.


Lyndy likes to travel the world in her spare time!

Lyndy's Success Stories

Lucena Clinic and Health Service Executive admit to failing to provide care within an acceptable timeframe to 11 year old girl with acute mental health issues.

Lyndy Cantillon and Mary Barry were involved in a fatal action brought by the family of Milly Tuomey, who sadly died by suicide in January 2016 at the tender age of 11 years old. In the weeks prior to her death Milly had sought help from a number of healthcare professionals for her deteriorating mental […]

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Settlement for Boy with cardiac issues arising out of delay in diagnosis of Kawasaki disease

Lyndy Cantillon, Partner together with her Assistant Mary Barry recently settled a High Court action on behalf of a little boy from Limerick who sadly suffered damage to his heart due to the delay in diagnosing and treating him for Kawasaki disease. The case was taken by the boy’s mother and was ultimately settled by […]

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€18m award for young boy for injuries suffered at birth

See below links to media coverage. Contact Our Birth Injury Claim Solicitors If you are looking for a Birth Injury Claim Solicitor, please contact Cantillons Solicitors using the contact form below, call us on +353 (0)21 4275673 or email us at for more information. Our offices are located at 39 […]

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Settlement for Woman with Terminal Cancer

Lyndy Cantillon and her team recently settled a case for a woman who had been diagnosed with terminal peritoneal (ovarian) cancer due to failings in the care afforded to her by the Health Service Executive. The negligence in this case was sadly twofold. The Plaintiff was a woman who had a long history with breast […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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€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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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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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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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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