Ireland One of the Few Rich Countries to Have No Vaccine Injury Compensation Scheme While vaccines are generally very safe and suffering a severe adverse effect from a vaccines is rare, they are not without the possibility of harm. Thankfully, most adverse events following vaccination are mild and resolve quickly and completely but even with […]
Residents of Direct Provision centres in Ireland do not have the choice when it comes to social distancing within their own accommodations. Unfortunately, a number of residents have contracted COVID–19 and whether these residents could take legal actions against Ireland, the Attorney General and the Department of Justice for negligence and breach of duty is […]
With the recent announcement that workers in an Irish meat factory have been diagnosed with Covid-19, questions have been raised as to the potential liability of employers to workers who become infected with Covid-19 during the course of their employment. Statutory And Common Law Duties Of Care Irish employers under the Health and Safety at […]
There are nearly 20,000 confirmed cases of COVID–19 in Ireland with over 1,150 deaths. Over 5,400 Healthcare Workers have now contracted COVID–19. These are extremely high figures for a small country like Ireland. As over 60% of deaths in Ireland from COVID-19 have been in Nursing Homes, actions taken by HIQA and Nursing Home Operators […]
The Health Information Equality Authority (HIQA) is charged with the regulation of Nursing Homes in Ireland and to ensure that Nursing Homes provide safe and effective care for their residents. With mounting criticism of the levels of deaths throughout Irish Nursing Homes from Covid-19, has HIQA failed in its statutory duty to ensure that Nursing […]
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