Entries by Katrina

All You Need to Know About Birth Injury to Mother Legal Claims

If a woman sustains injuries during childbirth, and these are caused or exacerbated by medical negligence, there will be grounds for a birth injury compensation claim. This ensures she is compensated for her physical, mental and financial damages. Our medical negligence solicitors can advise whether you are entitled to make a birth injury claim. Types […]


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Gibson & Associates Feature in the Irish Mirror

Irish mothers being left out of decisions during labour and giving birth More than 44% of mums said they were not involved in important decisions relating to the birth of their most recent child. Mothers are being left out of key decisions in the labour or birth of their children, and are not told of […]

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Birth Experiences Survey Results

Giving birth is a life-changing experience, which can affect the mother and child physically and emotionally. It is important that expectant mothers receive excellent care from their medical team to avoid mistakes that can have a devastating impact on mothers and their newborn children.  Our birth injury solicitors conducted a survey of mothers about their […]

Should I make a Will without a Solicitor?

You are allowed to make a Will without a solicitor, but you run the risk of making a mistake. At best, this could cause a gift to fail. At worst, it could invalidate the entire Will, meaning your estate is distributed according to the Succession Act instead. Wills Solicitor vs DIY Will There is nothing […]

Birth Injuries in Newborns – Children’s Health Issues

If your baby has been left with ongoing health issues following a birth injury, please contact us for immediate legal advice. We understand just how devastating this situation is, but there is help available. We can secure you the funds needed for treatment, therapy and care costs. Birth injuries in newborns Birth injuries in newborns […]

What is the Role of a Personal Injury Lawyer in a Case?

The role of a personal injury solicitor is many and varied, from gathering evidence in support of your claim to securing you the compensation you deserve. Below, we explore the role of a personal injury lawyer in more detail. A personal injury lawyer…assesses the merit of your case The first thing a personal injury solicitor […]

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Gibson & Associates feature in the Irish Central – Honoring US hero great-grandfather in applying for Irish citizenship

How an Irish law firm helped the great-grandson of a United States hero, who received that prestigious Medal of Honor, apply for Irish citizenship.  Micheal Motley contacted Gibson & Associates Solicitors in Ireland to help him apply for Irish citizenship and revealed his fascinating ancestral story. Micheal told Sharon Shaw, Head of Immigration at Gibson & Associates: […]


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What is Probate and How Does it Work in Ireland?

What is Probate and How Does it Work in Ireland? Probate is a legal process which gives a person (or a number of people) the authority to deal with a deceased person’s estate. In Ireland, Probate works by making an application to the Probate Office or the District Probate Registry. In the case of a […]


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How to Sell a House in Probate?

You must get a Grant of Representation before you can close the sale of a probate property. In the meantime, you can put the property on the market and even accept an offer. Dealing with a deceased person’s property When someone dies, their property must be either sold or transferred into another person’s name. The […]


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How to Make a Will

A Will is a legal document that sets out how your belongings should be distributed after your death. It can also detail other wishes, such as who you want your executors to be. There are strict rules about what can and cannot be included in a Will. There are also certain legal requirements for making […]