Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has instructed the attorney general, the Minister for Justice and the Minister for Health to initiate a review of the adversarial system for medical negligence claims, in the aftermath of the Vicky Phelan cancer case.
The move could see an overhaul of the much-maligned system, which sees patients dragged through protracted legal battles to get compensated for medical negligence.
The existing claims environment is widely regarded as too lengthy, too confrontational and...
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