Irish thalidomide survivors plan to instigate legal proceedings against the state and the Minister for Health over the decision to refuse to compensate them further financially. They will take a product liability action and will also accuse the state of breaching licensing laws.
Finola Cassidy, spokeswoman for the Irish Thalidomide Association (ITA), accused James Reilly of reneging on a commitment in the Programme for Government to reopen meaningful discussions with survivors of thalidomide, an anti-nausea...
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