Marian Fogarty


Marian practises in clinical negligence cases with a particular focus on delayed diagnosis of cancer claims, fatal injury, plastic surgery, general surgery, obstetric injury, catastrophic injury and ENT claims, to name a few.  Her experience in these areas of law ranges from mid value cases to complex and high value claims.  She provides advice to clients in relation to issues arising under the Data Protection Acts/GDPR, limitation issues and has experience of litigating before the High Court, Court of Civil Appeal and Supreme Court.    She is a CEDR accredited mediator and represents clients in the mediation of clinical negligence claims.


Bachelor of Business Studies and French, University of Limerick
Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors (2009)
Advocacy and Employment Law Skills Certificate, Law Society of Ireland
CEDR Certificate in Advanced Negotiation Skills
CEDR Accredited Mediator
Diploma in Professional Regulation, NUI
Certificate in Data Protection Practice, Law Society of Ireland


Law Society of Ireland, AVMA, Southern Law Association, DSBA and CEDR Exchange


Marian likes to travel in her spare time.

Marian's Success Stories

Bereaved family welcome hospital’s admission regarding their brother’s neglect leading to his death

Marian Fogarty and Ger Falvey acted for the Doyle family regarding the wrongful death of their late brother Patrick Doyle aged only 47.  This tragic case relates to a bachelor farmer, Patrick Doyle, who needlessly died at the age of 47 because of failings in the treatment he received at St Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny (SLHK) in […]

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Substantial settlement for woman who was wrongfully discharged from a Cork hospital with abnormal blood test results

Marian Fogarty, Ger Falvey and the medical negligence team at Cantillons are delighted to have secured significant compensation for a client who was afforded substandard care while attending the A & E Department of a Cork based hospital. The expert evidence in our client’s case concluded that there was a failure to look at and […]

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Mother who witnessed son’s catastrophic brain injury settles psychiatric injury and loss of earnings case for significant damages  

Marian Fogarty and the Medical Negligence team at Cantillons have secured one of the highest level of damages in a nervous shock case for a secondary claimant in a very tragic case.  The mother had delivered a beautiful healthy baby at a maternity hospital.  After his birth the baby was placed on his mother’s breast […]

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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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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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