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Letter to the Irish Medicines Board seeking MHRA report on PIP Breast Implant contents

The following is a letter sent today from our office to the Irish Medicines Board today seeking a copy of a report drafted by Covance Laboratories of Harrogate, North Yorkshire analysing the composition of faulty PIP breast implants. This link leads to the Daily Star article referred to in this letter. ******* Our Ref: EMcG Your Ref;   21st May 2012   The Chief Executive Irish Medicines Board Kevin O’Malley House, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, Ireland. Fax: 676 […]

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Open letter to Dr. Tony Holohan, the Chief Medical Officer re PIP Breast Implants

Letter to Dr. Tony Holohan, the Chief Medical Officer Our Ref: EMcG Your Ref;   8th May 2012   Dr. Tony Holohan Chief Medical Officer Department of Health Hawkins St. Dublin 2 Fax:   Re: PIP Breast Implants Dear Dr. Holohan, We write this as an open letter to you and will put it on our website. 1. Representation We are instructed by a number of women that have been fitted with defective breast implants manufactured by Poly Implant Prothèses […]

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PIP Action Group Information Day Presentation

PIP Action Group Information Day slides   We will be attending at the PIP Action Group Information Day on Saturday the 5th May in the Red Cow Hotel, at the organisers’ invitation. Attendance is free, but subject to application for an e-ticket from the organisers’ website. We’ll be wearing name badges, so please do make yourselves known to any of us if you’re attending also and would like to discuss any matter arising from the above presentation or if you […]

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PIP: A Mind Map

Why did such a doctor not read, presumably, a leading professional journal in his/her specialised field?

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Faulty PIP breast implants: The Time Problem

What are the actual relevant dates from which time is running?
For negligence claims the date is the date the woman received a letter from the clinic informing her she had PIP breast implants. For breach of contract claims the date is the day of the operation fitting the implants.

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Faulty PIP Breast Implants: Questions answered

Is this a serious defect in the PIP Breast Implants?

If the breast implants do not rupture, it is probably not a problem. However, in all cases of fraud, as this one is, it is not possible to exclude the possible presence of toxic substances in the breast implants. If that is the case the problem is not just serious, it is serious and acute.

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Defective Breast Implants

McGarr Solicitors have considered the problems of Irish women who have been fitted with breast implants manufactured by Poly Implants Protheses SA. (“PIP”). You can read our views on our other website Personal Injury Ireland.  

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