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DePuy Land

That’s the theory; but, if there are no lawyers in DEPUYLAND, who is to alert the patients to the existence of their right to make a claim?

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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: A Mind Map

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

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…and Finally Falling…

What happened, then, to those Bye Laws on the repeal of Section 54 of the Public Health (Ireland) Act 1878 in 1996?

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Public Health (Ireland) Act 1878 – Sect 54

This legislation clearly states that the snow is a nuisance. It is a public nuisance if it is on the public pavement. If it is not cleared off by the adjoining occupier, it is being maintained by him/her. Consequently the occupier is answerable for injury sustained by passersby who fall on the snow.

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Contaminated Irish Pork Products: Addendum

A sensible arrangement for the Government indemnity would have made provision for Ireland to be entitled to receive a proper portion of compensation recovered from farmers and/or the pig feed supplier.

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Contaminated Irish Pork: who pays?

Each purchaser in a supply chain has a claim for breach of contract against the supplier. Thus, the shops and retailers generally in Ireland are obliged to make good the loss to the consumer by the breach of contract. That loss, currently is measured by the cost of the defective product. (The burden of proving the product is defective lies on the purchaser, but that is an issue unlikely to represent a problem).

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Evidence-based medicine

Those with too much blood were sanguine. Those with too much phlegm were phlegmatic. Those with too much yellow bile were choleric, and those with too much black bile were melancholic. To be sanguine is to be courageous, hopeful and amorous. To be phlegmatic is to be calm and unemotional. To be melancholic is to be depressed, sleepless and irritable. To be choleric is to be easily angered and bad tempered.

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Eyewash

That abuse of language, misrepresentation and Clostridium difficile deaths should all appear in one report, indeed in one single sentence, is vindication.

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A Centre of Excellence

The phrase is a stroke of dubious, comparative advertising genius and essentially, only a business consultant’s faddish phrase. After all, in what field do we establish a “Centre of Mediocrity��?? Or a “Centre of the Shoddy��??

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