Leo Green v Eilish Hardiman Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberIESC 051
Legal BodyIrish Supreme Court (IESC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionTribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
While we do not normally cover medical negligence cases this case is interesting from a time limits perspective and the potential it raises for employees to bring claims of Personal Injury under the exception to the time limit discussed herein.
This case focuses on whether the Plaintiff, Leo Green, should be entitled to compensation as a result of an action brought to the High Court for professional medical negligence. The Defendant argued that the claim was not brought within two years of the occurrence of the wrong and therefore was statute barred as per Section 3 of the Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Act 1991.
There is an exception to the two-year rule - time can be extended
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