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Recent News & Updates

Coleman Legal will represent families in Kerry who are suing the HSE for suspected misdiagnosis and over-medication of children and young adolescents.

Suspected misdiagnosis and over-medication of some children and young adolescents in recent years by Co. Kerry mental health services have prompted several families to consider issuing legal...

Girl settles birth injury case against Cork University Maternity Hospital for €375,000

A High Court action brought on behalf of a girl whose shoulder was allegedly injured during her birth at Cork University Maternity Hospital has been settled for €375,000.  The High Court was told...

Former scout leader sentenced to five years in prison for sexual assaults on 10 boys

An ex-senior scout leader has been jailed for five years at a sitting of Cork Circuit Criminal  Court after pleading guilty to 29 charges of sexually and indecently assaulting ten boys—all aged...

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Content Moderators – News & Updates

The Battle Against PTSD

Over the last few years there has been a significant rise in reported cases of ‘content moderators’ being diagnosed with PTSD. As reported by (the verge), this rise has been attributed to daily exposure of violent and disturbing content as part of the job requirement. Exposure to gruesome and...

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Facebook agrees 52 million settlement with American content moderators

In the United States, Facebook has agreed, as part of a preliminary settlement filed last Friday in California’s San Mateo Superior Court, to pay $52 million to existing and former content moderators for their platform as compensation for the psychological suffering they endured as a result of the...

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Mother and Baby Homes – News & Updates

Mother and Baby Homes report criticised by survivors, public figures

Historian of Tuam Catherine Corless has criticised the failure of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes fully to take into account the views and evidence of survivors. Calling for a review of the Commission’s final report, Ms Corless said that people had expected that the...

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Dolphin Trust Scandal – News & Updates

  • Coleman Legal note that decision of O’Moore J this morning regarding the appointment of Myles Kirby of Kirby Healy Chartered Accountants as liquidator of MUT 103 limited. Coleman Legal act for a large number of clients who were directed to MUT 103 ltd and MUT 116 ltd by Irish brokers and guaranteed a first legal charge on the property they had invested in. Coleman Legal are instructed to serve proceedings on all parties who are culpable in directing investors towards the now failed German Property Group (GPG) and seek redress for the loss of their investment and income.
  • From instructions received to date, there are concerns over the extent of assets within the company to such a degree that the company did not seem fit for purpose. Coleman Legal continue to be contacted by ‘Dolphin Trust’ investors daily and have continued to be shocked by the individual stories regarding the actions of Irish Brokers. The Administrator of the funds ‘Wealth Options Trustees Limited’ also have serious questions to answer.

If you have invested in ‘Dolphin Trust’ please contact Keith Rolls of Coleman Legal

  • Kathleen Dineen originally petitioned the High Court to wind up the company, MUT 103 Limited, on 18 December 2020. Kathleen Dineen is an investor in Dolphin Trust via special purposes vehicle company M.U.T. 103 Limited.
  • Mr Justice O’Moore heard from both sides this afternoon, Monday 1 March 2021. Ms Dineen’s legal team were asking the Court for an order to wind up the company without further delay. Counsel for M.U.T. 103 Limited asked the Court to adjourn the petition to allow time for the Directors of M.U.T. 103 Limited to make contact with the investors to advise them of their options.

Judgment stood reserved until Wednesday, 10 March 2021 and we will update our clients again thereafter. If you have invested in Dolphin Trust and have yet to receive your promised returns, please contact our legal team for advice or read more.

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