Why we haven’t bothered to learn lessons of the redress scheme

Why we haven’t bothered to learn lessons of the redress scheme

The Taoiseach should facilitate the development of a landmark redress format that could become the international template for such schemes

The cervical cancer controversy has once again highlighted the difficulties victims face when seeking compensation for alleged negligence.

Instead of an arbitrary court process, are redress schemes really the answer?

Last week, the Taoiseach asked High Court Judge Charles Meenan to identify alternative mechanisms in order to avoid court proceedings for the women affected by the CervicalCheck crisis. This will include proposals for a redress scheme which would avoid adversarial court proceedings.

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