Saturday January 25, 2020

Hepatitis C tribunal racks up €174 million in legal fees

The scheme has cost over €1.18 billion, meaning that for every €6 a victim has received from the tribunal, lawyers have made €1.

6th January, 2019
Malcomson Law firm was the top earner

Legal professionals have been paid €174 million in fees since the Hepatitis C and HIV compensation tribunal.

The scheme has cost over €1.18 billion, meaning that for every €6 a victim has received from the tribunal, lawyers have made €1.

High legal fees paid out in medical negligence cases in Ireland have been criticised by medical indemnifiers, who insure doctors. The Medical Protection Society, a non-profit organisation, has repeatedly stated that legal fees in Ireland...

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