A High Court Judge says society owes a debt to the family of a profoundly disabled toddler for the care they’ve given her since her birth.
Judge Kevin Cross also approved a 1.9 million euro initial payment for the care of the 3 year old for the next three years.
Milagros Martin suffered cerebral palsy when she was born at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda in December 2011.
A statement from the hospital apologising for the deficits in relation to the birth of the little girl was read in the High Court, and liability was admitted.
Ruary Martin spoke about the impact on his family: