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Maintenance Payments After A Divorce

The main objective of providing maintenance is to support one’s ex-spouse and/or children financially. It can either be in the form of monthly payments or a lump-sum payment; most people prefer regular monthly payments. The court considers the financial income of both husband and wife before addressing the maintenance situation. Conditions to consider when deciding

Expected Outcomes From a Medical Negligence Case

In Ireland, if a person sustains a personal injury due to an error or lack of care by a medical practitioner/professional, they may be entitled to bring a medical negligence claim. It may also be called a ‘medical accident’ or ‘patient safety incident’, but it is not to be confused with medical malpractice. A solicitor

The New Personal Injuries Award Guidelines Explained

The new personal injuries guidelines came into force on 24 April 2021. The guidelines were drafted and approved by the Judicial Council. The guidelines aim to achieve greater consistency in awards for personal injuries and provide legal certainty for all parties involved. They have been drafted to eliminate any inconsistencies between judge’s awards. The committee

Mother & Baby Homes Commission Report Review

  Tallans Solicitors have comprehensively reviewed the recommendations in the Mother and Baby Commission Report. The following is Tallans analysis of same. REDRESS The glaring omission from the Report is the fact that there are no recommendations for redress for any children born in a Mother and Baby Home regardless of their treatment. In particular

What To Know About Medical Misdiagnosis Claims

What To Know About Medical Misdiagnosis Claims Health is everyone’s most important asset and it needs to be looked after at all costs. It is the duty of a professional to diagnose the medical condition of the patient accurately and provide appropriate treatment in accordance with general approved practice for that condition. However, due to

Mother and Baby Homes (LMFM Radio – Deirdre Moran)

Deirdre Moran, Partner at Tallans Solicitors speaks on Late Lunch Wednesday on LMFM about the recent Mother & Baby Homes Report and Redress Scheme that is available to the victims. Hear Deirdre speak on the show from just after the 20-minute mark. The Report The commission’s long-awaited report has finally been published. There were some horrific

What To Do When You Get Injured At Work

4 Things To Do After An Accident At Work Nobody wants to be injured at work but the reality is that workplace incidents happen. If you are hurt while at work, whether it is an acute traumatic injury, like cutting your leg or arm on a saw or cumulative trauma injury, like carpal tunnel syndrome,

Why Do You Need A Personal Injury Solicitor?

Hiring a personal injury solicitor can be a big decision for most people. If you have recently had an accident, broken an arm, fractured a limb, undergone emotional stress or trauma due to another person, you may be wondering what your options are? You may be wondering if it is right to hire a Personal Injury

How We Help With Medical Negligence Claims

Medical Negligence Claims Medical negligence or medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that occurs when a medical or health care professional deviates from standards in his or her profession, thereby causing injury to a patient.  When medical negligence happens, it can have a devastating effect on the person but also on their family.

Mother And Baby Homes Commission

Why was the Commission set up? The Mother and Baby Commission was set up in 2015 in the wake of the scandal that broke as a result of newspaper articles written by local historian Catherine Corless.  She uncovered the fact that 796 children died at the Bons Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam Co