Hospital Negligence

Medical Negligence
  • Experienced Representation

    James McSweeney Solicitors have years of experience representing Plaintiffs who have been injured or who have died as a result of Medical Negligence including cases involving:

    • Poor results from surgery/surgical errors
    • Damage to organs
    • Damage to nerves
    • Spinal Injury Claims
    • Anaesthetic awareness
    • Failure to gain consent
    • Incorrect organ removal
    • Instruments /tissue/cloth not removed
    • Dirty instruments used
    • Misdiagnosis
    • Misperscription / Medication errors
  • James and Emma specialise in Medical and Clinical Negligence claims. Many of the procedures that lead to claims under this heading are described by practitioners as “routine”. Unfortunately, the consequences of an accident in medical care are extremely serious.

    Persuing a Medical Negligence* case can be a very personal and lonely battle for everyone involved. We are known to be “on call” outside office hours to speak to our clients who are under stress and will make sure that that the best experts from Ireland, the UK and United States are available to bring your case to court.

    We have a unique approach to Medical Negligence* Law. Unlike many Solicitors firms, we are completely independent of the Medical Profession. We have developed our own independent panel of medical experts in Ireland, the UK and the United States who only act for the plaintiff. Like us, they are completely victim focused. James and Emma have acted in many high profile cases, if you would like to discuss your case and compare it to the many cases that they have been involved in, please call for a consultation appointment.

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  • Emma-Meaghar-McSweeney-Solicitors

    Emma Meagher, from Boherlahan, Co Tipperary, has been appointed as Partner heading up the Women’s Medical Negligence Unit at James McSweeney Solicitors. Emma joined James McSweeney Solicitors in 2008.  She quickly established herself as an invaluable member of the Team and is now recognised as one of Ireland’s leading Medical Negligence Solicitors.

    Throughout her early years in the legal business, Emma developed and refined her keen interest in helping women who have suffered as a result of negligence during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.  As a result, in 2015, Emma established a unique, mother-focused, legal advice unit and has built a support team with a wealth of interest and experience specialising in obstetrics and the Law.

    Emma brings a professional and empathic approach to her work. She has regularly featured in various national publications and is consulted widely by media contributors on Medical Negligence Law.

    A mother of two young boys, away from work Emma can be found most Saturday mornings watching football training at Wicklow Rovers and likes to spend afternoons with her family exploring the Wicklow countryside and beaches. She balances her busy work life with a love of cooking, literature, art and horse racing, especially flat racing.

    Happy to give something back to the Community she finds the time to volunteer with the Free Legal Aid Board and also offers free legal advice to the London Irish Centre, Camden.

    Emma Meagher is a member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, Irish Women’s Lawyers Association and the Medico-Legal Society of Ireland.

  • Adrina-Conlon-McSweeney-Solicitors

    Adrina is a Legal Executive and joined our firm in 2008. She is a full member of the Irish Institute of Legal Executives (M.I.I.L.Ex).  Adrina works closely with Emma Meagher Solicitor and deals exclusively in the areas of Medical Negligence* and Personal Injury* litigation.

    Adrina deals specifically with the ruling process of minor Plaintiff claims and also liaises closely with clients and experts, preparing cases for trial and also settlement discussion.



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