Saturday November 28, 2020

Lawyer to sue health minister for negligence

A prominent Limerick lawyer who contracted the MRSA superbug five years ago plans to sue the Minister for Health for negligence, writes Ian Kehoe.

27th November, 2004

A prominent Limerick lawyer who contracted the MRSA superbug five years ago plans to sue the Minister for Health for negligence, writes Ian Kehoe.

John Devane said he would take a High Court action this week against the minister, the Health Board Executive and St John's Hospital in Limerick. He said they had “all been negligent in their duty of care to me and to many, many others'‘.

“If hospitals had followed proper...

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