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Birth injury compensation cases
O’Reilly Stewart is one of the few law firms in Northern Ireland with extensive experience and expertise in the investigation of birth injury and Cerebral Palsy. We have been involved in some of the most important medical cases undertaken in Northern Ireland including: Cerebral Palsy compensation cases Hospital Death Investigation Pre-Eclampsia and Cases relating to Blood Pressure Hysterectomy Hypoglycaemia resulting in brain injury Hospital Complaints Investing an Injury during Child Birth The most widely publicised compensation cases relate to children with...
DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall
In August 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics recalled their ASR Hip Resurfacing System and ASR XL Acetabular System from the market. DePuy Orthopaedics confirmed that data received by the company showed more people than expected had experienced pain and other symptoms that led to a second hip replacement surgery (called revision surgery). Since the product was launched in July 2003, over 10,000 people in the UK and Ireland have been fitted with a DePuy ASR hip implant, either during hip replacement or hip resurfacing. Because of the earlier than expected failure rate of the implants, patients began...