28 June 2021

12.30 to 2.00pm


Remotely by we…


Personal Injuries Update: Employers’ Liability

Seminar Type:
Group Study


28 June 2021

12.30 to 2.00pm


Remotely by webinar




The Topics to be covered will include:-


1:  Liability of employers for accidents away from the employers’ premises,

2:  Occupational health issues arising in workplace litigation; and

3:  Typical engineering issues arising in employers’ liability cases.


The seminar will be of interest to all practitioners working in the area of personal injury litigation. 



Dr. Jean O’Sullivan

Dr. Jean O’Sullivan is an honours graduate of University College Cork (1999) and is currently a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Tallaght Hospital and a lecturer in Emergency Medicine at Trinity College Dublin.  In 2003 Dr. O’Sullivan was awarded a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and in the same year was awarded the Membership Examination in Accident and Emergency Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. In 2004 she was awarded Membership of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. Dr. O’Sullivan became a Fellow of the College of Emergency Medicine, London in 2008 and in 2012 successfully completed a Diploma in Forensic and Medico-Legal Medicine at University College Dublin. In 2008 Dr. O’Sullivan founded an international charity, Global Emergency Care Skills and has worked extensively throughout Africa. Dr. O’Sullivan is a member of the Medicolegal Society of Ireland and has worked as a medico-legal expert since 2008. In 2018 she was appointed to the Board of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board.


Jeremy Maher SC

Jeremy Maher SC qualified as a barrister in 1986. He worked in the European Commission from 1986-1989 and began practice as a barrister in Dublin and the South Eastern Circuit in 1989, becoming a senior counsel in 2005. Jeremy’s main areas of practice include personal injury, clinical negligence and professional regulation.


William O’Keeffe

William OKeeffe is a consulting forensic engineer from the firm of Tony OKeeffe and Partners. For over ten years he has been providing expert evidence to the Irish courts on a variety of technical matters including road traffic accidents, industrial and workplace accidents, product failures, structural failures and other engineering and construction related problems. He holds bachelors and masters degrees in Civil Engineering from University College Cork and Trinity College Dublin and is a chartered member of Engineers Ireland.