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Our recent survey on ‘New mothers mental health’ which is featured in the Leitrim Observer

Almost half of new mothers in Ireland believe the mental health support they received before, during and after giving birth was inadequate, the findings of our new survey have revealed.  When questioning more than 500 mothers about their birth…
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Have You Been the Victim of Unfair Dismissal? Ireland

Have You Been the Victim of Unfair Dismissal? Has your employment contract been terminated? If your employer failed to follow the correct protocol, you could be the victim of unfair dismissal. This would permit you to make a claim under the…
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Are you one of the 400,000 Customers who were affected by the British Airways data breach?

  Did you travel from Dublin to London 2 years ago? It is Alleged that the common Airway provider British Airways have been fined €22 million for a data breach which is seen to have an affect on 400,000 customers. The Breach took…
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What are the Benefits of Becoming an Irish Citizen?

There are many benefits to being an Irish citizen, not least that you acquire the right to remain on the Emerald Isle indefinitely. You also have the right to carry an Irish passport, travel without restrictions across the European Union, and…
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Limerick Hospital Data Breach

Limerick Hospital is writing to over 600 patients in a major data breach. The incident occurred when a non-HSE employee leaked the personal information of the patients, which included information pertaining to 95 children. It is alleged that…

Can You Attain Irish Citizenship Through Genetic Testing?

No, you cannot obtain Irish citizenship through genetic or DNA testing. However, there are various other ways in which you can become an Irish citizen – most notably if you have an Irish parent, grandparent, spouse or civil partner. You can…

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…
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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…
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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…
Will

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…

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…

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…

How to Resolve a Boundary Dispute with My Neighbour?

Boundary disputes can become extremely hostile and may persist for years, sometimes being passed down through generations. This can create misery for those involved, and can even reduce the value of the property. It is, therefore, better…
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Irish Law Firm Appointed By Nicole Shanahan To Assist With An Investor Scheme In Ireland

California-based businesswoman Nicole Shanahan has handed a €500,000 cash boost to a Donegal GAA club. Ms Shanahan, CEO and founder of ClearAccessIP, chose the immigration law team at Gibson & Associates to provide vital assistance…
Birth Injuries

List of the most Common Birth Injuries – Medical Negligence

If medical mistakes are made during childbirth, it can result in injuries – both to the mother and the baby. If these injuries could have been prevented with better medical care, there will be grounds for a medical negligence claim. Below…
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Accident & Emergency (A&E) Negligence Claims

Accident and emergency (A&E) departments are busy places. Yet despite the demands placed on medical staff, you are entitled to receive an acceptable standard of care. If medical practitioners fail to achieve this, it could lead to a medical…