Rachael Liston LLP, Medical Negligence Solicitors are well known and highly regarding experts in medical negligence litigation.
Our medical negligence team was awarded the highly coveted Personal Injury/Medical Negligence Law Firm of the Year at the Irish Law Awards in 2019.
RACHAEL LISTON, Managing Partner of Rachael Liston LLP, Medical Negligence Solicitors, qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and specialises in medical negligence and professional negligence. She has almost 20 years of experience in representing victims of medical negligence and professional negligence.
She won Dublin Solicitor of the Year at the Irish Law Awards in 2017.
Rachael is best known for high profile cases involving baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital and Portiuncula Hospital. She was also involved in exposing breast cancer misdiagnosis in St James’s Hospital in 2018. She appeared on the Prime Time Investigates programme, Fatal Failures in January 2012, having represented Mark and Roisin Molloy in relation to the death of their son at Portlaoise Hospital.
Rachael also appeared on the Prime Time Investigates programme, Under the Microscope, in February 2018 having represented Alison McCormack regarding a cancer misdiagnosis case involving St James’ Hospital. She is regularly interviewed on radio and tv in relation to medical negligence cases and exposés in the Irish health system.
Rachael has a wealth of experience in successfully representing victims of medical negligence throughout Ireland. She leaves no stone unturned in investigating cases of medical negligence and offers compassionate and expert advice to individuals and families who have suffered serious and often catastrophic injuries because of medical mistakes and surgical errors. Rachael has experience in all areas of medical negligence.
Rachael represents families at inquests throughout the country. She has been involved in many high-profile inquests which have provided much-needed answers to families left behind following the death of a loved one.
She also specialises in professional negligence claims and has successfully represented numerous claimants in relation to claims arising from negligent advice received from solicitors, barristers, accountants, architects, engineers, surveyors, and trustees. She also represents claimants in relation to financial mis-selling and disputes with regards to losses arising from advice provided by a bank or financial institution.
Aoife O’Kane is a partner in the firm and advises clients in relation to a vast array of medical negligence claims including the following:
- Complex and catastrophic brain injuries such as cerebral palsy,
intracerebral haemorrhage and strokes
- Birth injuries such as shoulder dystocia
- Gynaecological injuries following labour
- Spinal injuries such as Cauda Equina Syndrome, cord compression, foot drop
- Cancer misdiagnosis
- Cardiology injuries
- Post-surgical complications, especially those involving orthopaedic surgeries
- Medication/prescription errors
- Dental injuries
- Hearing loss
- Psychological claims including cases involving attempted suicide.
Aoife also advises clients in relation to fatal claims and has represented families at inquests in the Coroner’s Court.
Aoife has represented clients against other professionals such as accountants, tax advisors and solicitors in professional negligence claims.
Aoife is mindful that her clients have been through a traumatic experience and often suffer from serious, long- term injuries because of medical negligence. She is very much aware that pursuing litigation can be daunting for many people and she ensures that she provides clients
with all the support they need throughout the process.
Amy Langan is a Senior Associate Solicitor at Liston Flavin LLP.
Amy qualified as a solicitor in 2016 and specialises in Medical Negligence and Personal Injury litigation.
She has practiced almost exclusively in Medical Negligence and Personal Injury since qualification and has a wealth of experience in successfully concluding High Court actions in a variety of areas including cardiology, orthopedics, gynecology and obstetrics, accident and emergency negligence and delayed diagnosis, to name a few.
Amy operates on a client centered, results-focused basis with an emphasis on expert advice and communication, to achieve the best possible outcome for the client, whether via negotiated settlement, mediation or trial.
She knows that investigating a claim for medical negligence is a daunting and confusing process for many people and strives to make it as simple as possible for clients. Amy’s clients value her practical, understanding and sensible approach in guiding them through the legal process after what may have been a traumatic experience.
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