Entries by David

Identification | Notary Public Cork

Proof of Identity  When visiting your Notary Public Cork, you must satisfactorily prove your identity and place of residence and the Notary must keep the identification records for five years. This process has to be repeated every time you go to the Notary unless you have been with the same Notary within the previous three […]

What is a Notary Public?

Notary Public – Cork A notary public is someone who has been appointed by the state to authenticate legal documents and verify the identity of the document’s signer(s). Notaries can be individuals such as lawyers or government officials. Notarisation (the process of getting your document signed by a notary public) helps prevent fraud by ensuring […]

Foreign Language Documents | Notary Public Cork

FOREIGN LANGUAGE DOCUMENTS Please further note the Department of Foreign Affair will only put an Apostille on a document in English – if the document you require an Apostille on is in another language you will need to have the same translated by an official translator prior to having the document Notarised. The Notary will […]

What To Do After A Cancer Misdiagnosis?

What Causes A Cancer Misdiagnosis? A cancer misdiagnosis can happen from several different reasons, including: The incompetence of a medical practitioner who fails to recognise the signs of cancer or misinterprets cancer as a different illness. False-positive or false-negative results from a faulty cancer screening. MRI or CT scans fail to identify cancerous lesions if […]

Erb’s Palsy | Medical Negligence

Erb’s palsy is muscle weakness in the arm or shoulder that can occur as a result of an injury sustained during birth or later in life. It’s most common in infants who injured their shoulders during delivery. What are the signs and symptoms of Erb’s palsy? Erb’s palsy affects the shoulder, arm, and elbow. In […]


Sweeney Solicitors – Medical Negligence Specialists

If you suffer from an injury or disease which you have developed as a result of the poor treatment or misdiagnosis by medical or dental professionals, you may be entitled to claim compensation.  This is referred to as medical negligence, though sometimes it is called medical malpractice or clinical negligence. It occurs when substandard care […]

Medical Negligence | Childbirth Injury

To bring a medical negligence case, you must prove that the injuries you have suffered would not have occurred if the treatment you received had not been substandard, as defined by law. To prove this, you must have all relevant medical records and documentation relating to your case. Such records will enable your medical expert to demonstrate […]

Common Childbirth Injuries | Mother

The most common childbirth injuries that affect the mother Injury to the mother can be sustained prior to, during, or following the birth. These injuries can be a result of medical negligence. Inadequate medical care can result in these complications: Pregnancy malpractice/maternal birth injuries – mismanagement of the pregnancy. Vaginal tears or lacerations. Pelvic injuries […]

Most Common Childbirth Injuries | Baby

The most common childbirth injuries that affect the baby Injuries to an infant as a result of medical malpractice can result in different complications for the infant. Often, these childbirth traumas can have long-term effects on the child’s quality of life. Some of the most common reasons for childbirth malpractice cases are: Brain Damage. Forceps […]